Assistant Professor or Lecturer, Special Education

Georgia Southwestern State University
Americus, Georgia

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Education, Special Education
Job Title: Assistant Professor or Lecturer, Special Education
Location: Americus, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 229325
About Us

Georgia Southwestern State University – a four-year institution – cultivates excellence in learning and teaching that encourages intellectual, personal, and social growth for students, faculty, staff, and the community. Georgia Southwestern State University is a comprehensive state university within the University System of Georgia that offers a full range of bachelor degree programs, along with selected master’s and specialist degree programs.

Georgia Southwestern is committed to serving the needs of its developing region with educational programs for high school, for professional and technical graduates; post-graduate professional training; research and business services; and cultural enrichment. Through its national and international affiliations, the University links Southwest Georgia with the global economy and actively fosters a greater understanding of international business and culture.

Job Summary

The College of Education at Georgia Southwestern State University is seeking candidates for a position as a Lecturer or tenure track Assistant Professor. Responsibilities of this position include: teaching various classes to undergraduate and graduate students in Special Education on the GSW campus and at off-campus sites; academic advising; supervision of student teachers; engage in professional development activities; service contributions to the College of Education and University. The applicant may also teach other classes, as assigned, consistent with the candidate’s expertise and qualifications.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Special Education or related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • An earned doctorate from a regionally accreditated institution is preferred (ABD considered), completed 18 graduate credit hours in special education, and at least three years of public school teaching experience preferred.
Required Documents to Attach

Please attach a cover letter, CV, transcripts, and contact information for three professional references.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at 229-931-2000 or by email at [email protected].

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or [email protected].

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating eligibility for employment with Georgia Southwestern State University, as determined by Georgia Southwestern State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check and drug screen.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southwestern State University is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the University takes affirmative action to preclude discrimination in recruiting, transferring, training and terminating of employees because of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, veterans status, disability or any other reason in accordance with applicable state and federal statutes, executive orders and other regulations which prohibit discriminatory employment practices.

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