The Department of Education at Colorado College, a selective private liberal arts institution, invites applications for a full-time visitor at the Assistant Professor level in Special Education beginning August 2018. We seek a colleague with expertise in special education, broadly construed, and PK-12 school experience (as a classroom teacher or SPED teacher). The position requires teaching six courses across our undergraduate Education major and the Teacher Preparation Program (Master of Arts in Teaching). Specific courses include Introduction to the K-12 Classroom (includes school practicum), Classroom Management, a course related to the sociocultural/sociopolitical context of disability, and a course that is broadly situated within a framework of multicultural education and/or diversity.
Minimum Requirements: an earned PhD (ABD candidates considered if completion date is before August 15, 2018) in an appropriate discipline (e.g., Special Education, Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or related field), successful teaching in higher education and in public schools, as well as the ability to differentiate courses for teacher licensure candidates and students interested in social issues in education. We are especially interested in applicants with experiences working with community partners (e.g., nonprofits, museums, etc) and with international teaching.
Colorado College is a leading national liberal arts college with a unique academic model called the Block Plan. Students take one course at a time for 18 days with a 4-day break between courses. There are eight blocks in an academic year. Faculty teach six of the eight blocks with the remaining two designated as non-teaching blocks.
The department plans to begin phone interviews with select candidates in late May and invite top candidates for on-campus interviews in June. The position will remain open until filled.
For more information, please contact Dr. Manya Whitaker, Associate Chair, Department of Education.