Department: College of Education and Human Development (CEHD)
Special Education Adjunct Faculty (for Adapted Curriculum, American Sign Language, and Specialized Reading Instruction courses) Spring/Summer/Fall 2017 Semesters
The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development invites applications from highly qualified Adjunct Faculty in Special Education to teach a diverse array of graduate courses, specifically in the areas of teaching students with disabilities who access the adapted curriculum (i.e., low incidence/severe disabilities), American Sign Language (ASL), and specialized reading instruction for students with learning disabilities (including dyslexia). George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Please visit http://gse.gmu.edu/div-sedr/ for more information on the full-range of programs and course offerings in the Division of Special Education and disAbility Research in the College of Education and Human Development.
A Ph.D./Ed.D. in special education or other related field and appropriate content expertise are required to teach courses in specialized reading instruction and the adapted curriculum in addition to the majority of our other specialties. A master's degree and fluency in ASL are required to teach ASL courses. Current doctoral students will be considered upon reaching ABD (all but dissertation) status (i.e., meaning that all coursework is complete and the student has successfully defended the dissertation proposal).
University teaching experience, experience with online teaching, relevant practitioner-related experience, knowledge of Blackboard or other learning management systems, and knowledge of Tk20 or other accreditation data collection systems.
Those with expertise in other areas related of special education (e.g., applied behavior analysis, assistive technology, autism, special education leadership, and teaching students with disabilities who access the general curriculum) are also encouraged to apply.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Criminal Background Check: Standard Background Check
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number POA333 at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information. In addition a current curriculum vita, applicants must submit two student evaluations from a recently taught course and/or a letter of recommendation from a co-teacher into the Other Doc upload category.
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George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.