Instructor/Assistant Professor – Special Education

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, United States

Job description

Posting Number: F0563

Department: Special Education

Job Description Summary

The University invites applications for a full-time, temporary position in Special Education for Spring 2019, beginning January 5, 2019 and ending May 24, 2019.

Essential Duties

The successful candidate will teach coursework within the Department of Special Education. These courses support the special education dual majors, other education majors, and disability and community service majors.

Specific Duties

The successful candidate will teach 12 credit hours of coursework in the spring, maintain office hours as specified by the CBA, fulfill departmental responsibilities as assigned, and participate in University functions.

Minimum Qualifications (Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years special education teaching experience at the K-12 level in the United States; demonstrated expertise in special education; and a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Special Education or related field.
  • The successful candidate must be able to communicate well and/or perform well in an interview or teaching demonstration and successfully complete the interview process.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate Degree in Special Education from an accredited University, college teaching experience, experience with diverse populations, experience working with assistive technology, experience working with community agencies who serve individuals with disabilities.

How to apply

Apply onlineReview of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

Each candidate must provide a hard copy of the following items: teaching certification, driver’s license, PA Act 33 and 34 clearances and FBI background check. Please send these items to Dr. Jane L. Penman, 401 North Fairview Street, 132 Robinson Hall Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA 17745

Applicant must provide the name, phone number, and email address for three professional references.

The successful candidate will also have to complete a background investigation as a condition of employment.

Terminal degree is required for appointment as Assistant Professor; without the terminal degree, candidate will be appointed as Instructor.
Position is dependent upon funding and enrolment.

About LHUA career at Lock Haven University (LHU) is a distinctly unique and exciting opportunity. We encourage and support diversity and international perspectives within the working and learning environment. LHU is located in central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River and the picturesque Bald Eagle Mountains. LHU is one of fourteen universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).

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