San José State University
San José, California
ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION AVAILABILITY
Subject to Budgetary Approval
Connie L. Lurie College of Education
Department of Special Education
JOID number: 22687
Rank: Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Required: Required by time of appointment, an earned Doctorate in Education, with an emphasis in special education and evidence-based educational practices, pedagogy, assessment, technology, including assistive technology, and/or autism spectrum disorders. Experience teaching students who have disabilities in preschool or K-12 schools, working with parents and their infants, participation in the IEP process and collaborating with school professionals and parents. Demonstrated potential for continued scholarly activity and an awareness of and sensitivity to working in a diverse, multicultural community and in collaborative settings. Strong sense of fairness and equity in all educational settings and a commitment to social justice.
Preferred: Strong background and skills in research methods and design. Experience teaching and supervising in special education teacher preparation programs and writing grant proposals related to students with disabilities. Experience teaching students with a variety of learner characteristics and styles, and who are culturally and linguistically diverse. Experience with using technology to enhance instruction. Experience with the assessment of student outcomes and contributions to the development of instruction based on assessment results. Experience with collaborative teams and applicants should possess good communication skills. Demonstrate a passion and interest in education for all students, and the belief that all students can learn.
Teach courses in research practices and design, curriculum and instruction, autism spectrum disorders and/or technology in schools. Supervise student teachers and Interns and provide student advisement. Participate in developing school/university partnerships. Participate and take a leadership role in committee work for the department, college, and university, and in curriculum/program support and development. Maintain an active research program and participate in scholarly associations at the regional, state, and national levels. Candidates must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
August 21, 2014
Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
For full consideration, send a letter of application, vita, a statement of teaching interests, a five-year research agenda, copies of relevant scholarly work and contact information for three references by October 15, 2013.
Please include JOID Number on all correspondence.
Dr. Peg Hughes, Interim Chair
Department of Special Education
San Jose State University
San José, California 95192-0078
Review of applications begins October 15, 2013. Position will remain open until filled.
San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 919,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from mult iple ethnic and
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