Asst Prof. of Special Ed. Merrimack College -in a very cool part of MA

Assistant Professor, Special Education Employment Opportunities​»​Employment Opportunities​»Assistant Professor, Special Education Position Overview:​ Merrimack College’s School of Education & Social Policy invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Education & Community Studies, to begin in the fall of 2017.

The department serves a growing population of undergraduate and graduate students gaining teacher licensure across a range of early childhood, elementary, middle and secondary licenses. This is a tenure-track position. The successful candidate will teach core education courses in their area of expertise. The department is particularly looking for expertise in moderate disabilities in the field of special education. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in Education or a similar concentration; PreK-12 teaching experience; knowledge of Massachusetts regulations; experience teaching in higher education settings; and a commitment to the values and principles of excellence, equity, and engagement at the heart of the School of Education & Social Policy.

Merrimack College is a selective, independent four-year Catholic college offering liberal arts, business, science and engineering, and education programs within a residential setting. Merrimack’s distinguished faculty members teach a talented student body in a learning environment vigorously committed to the transforming values and benefits of the liberal arts. In the Augustinian tradition, Merrimack’s community embraces scholarship, service to others, and provides students with opportunities to develop intellectually, spiritually, socially, and ethically. More information on the School of Education & Social Policy can be found at www.merrimack.edu/schoolofeducation​.

To Apply:​ Please apply online at ​Academic Jobs Online​. Review of applications will begin immediately and screening will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted by April 31, 2017 in order to ensure full consideration. Please submit only a letter of intent and current CV. Additional application materials such as reference letters, statement of teaching philosophy, course syllabi, student evaluations, and samples of scholarly work may be requested later. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Russell Olwell, Associate Dean, at ​olwellr@merrimack.edu​.

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