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Special Education Faculty (Term Assistant Professor)

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For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F9531z 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. Review of applications will begin on April 3, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Position Information

Position Information

Department College of Education and Human Development (CEHD)
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Job Category Instructional or Research Faculty
Role (State) Job Title Special Education Faculty (Term Assistant Professor)
Working Title Special Education Faculty (Term Assistant Professor)
Job Type Full-Time
Position Number F9531z
Recruit Number Faculty - 7003
Working Hours
Location Fairfax
Pay Band
Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
Web Announcement

Special Education Faculty (Term Assistant Professor)

The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) invites applications for a Term Assistant Professor 12-month instructional faculty position in the Division of Special Education to begin Fall 2017. 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.

The Division of Special Education offers both licensure and non-licensure opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students across a wide range of content areas, including teaching students with disabilities who access the general curriculum and the adapted curriculum as well as those having visual impairments. Certificates in applied behavior analysis, autism, assistive technology, and special education leadership are also available.

Responsibilities:

This position will have instructional expertise in one of the aforementioned program areas and will provide administrative oversight of clinical practice and accreditation initiatives for all programs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate-level special education courses;
  • Coordinating clinical practice experiences (including scaffolded field experiences and culminating internships) across all programs;
  • Developing and maintaining collaborative partnerships with a variety of stakeholders; and
  • Facilitation of progress monitoring for continuous improvement (e.g., accreditation) across all programs.

The base teaching load will be 4 courses in both the Fall and Spring semesters and 2 courses in the Summer, with reallocation of up to 5 courses to manage the noted administrative responsibilities associated with being the Division’s Program Advancement Liaison.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have an earned doctoral degree in special education or a related field (preference will be given to those having experience with clinical practice, collaborative partnerships, and program evaluation);
  • Must also demonstrate evidence of successful teaching in higher education with preference given to those having K-12 teaching and supervision experience; and
  • Must demonstrate ability and willingness to take on leadership responsibilities, use technology effectively, and manage multiple tasks in a highly organized manner.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to those with potential for obtaining external funds to support research to practice initiatives.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F9531z 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. Review of applications will begin on April 3, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

For Full Consideration, Apply by: Review of applications will begin on April 3, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
Posting Date 03/16/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. List of Professional References
Optional Documents