Assistant/Associate Professor of Special Education
Lesley University - Cambridge, MA

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The Education Division in the College of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies at Lesley University is seeking a full-time, 9-month faculty member in Special Education (PreK-8) to teach courses in the Special Education major. The major leads to initial licensure as a Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8). Responsibilities of the position include: (1) teaching courses for undergraduate students in special education; (2) advising undergraduate students; (3) participating in course development in special education and integrating special education content into other education courses across the majors; (4) mentoring faculty-student teaching-research collaborations with area schools; (5) participating in program development, assessment, and review in the Division; (6) participating in service to the Division, College, and University.

Requirements: (1) Ph. D or Ed. D in Special Education by August 1, 2013; (2) Expertise in moderate special needs, PreK-8; (3) A record of scholarship; (4) A strong knowledge-base in education curriculum and curriculum theory; (5) Five years teaching experience (grades1-8) using differentiated instruction as well as significant experience developing curriculum and strategies for children with special learning needs; (6) Experience teaching at the college level a plus; 7) Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The Education Division includes majors in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, Middle School Education and Secondary Education. The successful candidate should be able to teach a range of special education courses including courses in assessment and curriculum adaptation and technology.

Additional Information:
Applications will be reviewed as they are received, applicant screening will begin immediately, and the search will continue until the position is filled.


Application Instructions:
Please include a cover letter, CV/ resume, and contact information for three references.

Lesley University is committed to recruiting and employing qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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