Assistant Professor, Special Education

Arlington, Arlington County
Apr 16, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Job Category Faculty

Posting Number M00183

Department Education

Reports To Dean of Education & Human Services

Point of Contact Calene Baldwin, Calene Baldwin


The Education Department invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in special education at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2014. Applicants with expertise in exceptional children and the curriculum, pedagogy, and legal issues surrounding their education are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

- Ph.D. or Ed.D. in special education or related field (or anticipated degree in hand by December 2014)

- K-12 school experience teaching individuals with learning disabilities.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with university-level teaching and advising in a pre-service teacher education program; technology skills related to special education.

Special Notes to Applicants

Application materials must be received by

Open Until Filled Yes

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation's capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Job Duties

Percent of total time 50%

Responsibility / Duty

Teaching/Advising: Faculty will be able to teach both graduate and undergraduate special

education courses. Candidate must be committed to special education program development

and monitoring course content, course implementation, and field experiences. Maintains

appropriate office hours and advises students on program and licensure requirements as well

as professional development/career opportunities.

Percent of total time 25%

Responsibility / Duty

Research: Primary area of research in field contributing to special education program

development. Acts as a resource for students and faculty on special education for recent

trends, legal issues, policy developments, conference presentations with students, etc.

Percent of total time 25%

Responsibility / Duty

Service: Building departmental programs; sponsoring student groups and enhancing student

engagement and community outreach; participating in departmental assessment and faculty

governance, developing partnerships and acting as a liaison with local schools to support

student learning.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in special education or related field (or anticipated degree in hand by December 2014)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have K-12 school experience teaching individuals with learning disabilities?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts