POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor, School of Education, Fulltime
DEPARTMENT: Special Education, Moderate/Severe, Mild/Moderate, LAD
LOCATION: Pleasant Hill, CA at JFK University
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY is the second largest, private, nonprofit institution of higher education in California, founded in 1971. The Sanford College of Education is one of four schools and colleges within the University. The Department of Special Education, one of three Departments within the Sanford College of Education, offers courses at the graduate level and several credential programs approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. The Sanford College of Education is seeking individuals who aspire to be excellent teachers and researchers, possess collaborative skills, demonstrate strong technology knowledge, and experience in the field of either mild/moderate or moderate/severe special education.
The individual selected to fill this positions will be expected to: Teach graduate level courses in Special Education in a hybrid delivery format; advise and mentor candidates of diverse cultures and backgrounds; coordinate field experiences and supervision of interns and student teachers in mild/moderate, moderate/severe, deaf and hard of hearing; and language and academic development programs; participate in curriculum and instructional development; attend regularly scheduled school, department, regional, and statewide meetings and symposia; assist in developing cohort groups within school communities; establish and maintain contacts with and provide support to schools within the local community; conduct research, scholarship and service activities within the University, College, and Department; establish and maintain relationships with department faculty, administrators, and staff in academic centers throughout California.
An earned doctorate from a regionally accredited university in Special Education or related discipline.
A minimum of five years’ experience in the field of special education within the PK-12 educational system.
Appropriate credentials to supervise interns and student teachers
A minimum of three years of successful teaching experience of special education courses at a college or university.
Experience developing and teaching online courses at the university level.
Experience in assessing students achievement of learning outcomes.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a professional team.
Experience with CAEP/CTC accreditation including
Experience in Program Assessment and Biennial Report development.
COMPENSATION & WORK CONDITIONS:
Salary: Salaries are competitive and negotiable by rank.
National University faculty enjoys excellent working conditions. Professional advancement and stability have been historical foundations upon which NU faculty members have built their careers and academic programs. Review of faculty careers within NU’s non-tenure environment historically show advancement through the ranks, multiple year contracts, merit salary increases, generous professional development resources, and a highly collegial work environment within a university where shared governance practices are embraced.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: The Search Committee invites letters of nomination and applications. Applications should include the following:
Letter of interest.
Current Curriculum Vitae
Three recent letters of recommendation addressed to the Search Committee
Contact information for at least five references
Copy of doctoral transcript
TO APPLY: Resumes should be submitted directly to the Sanford College of Education in care of Tamra Wills at email@example.com.
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