Visiting Professor of Special Education
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is accepting applications for the three-year position of Visiting Professor of Special Education. This position is in the Department of Educational Studies, which offers a minor and a certifying Master of Arts in Teaching program. The visiting professor will primarily be responsible for teaching courses in special education, such as Exceptionality (EDUC 36), Behavior and Related Disorders (331), Inclusion in the School and Community (EDUC 335), and Learning Disorders (EDUC 339). This position may also be responsible for Education in America (EDUC 206) and newly developed special education courses for the Master of Arts in Teaching program. The Visiting Professor of Special Education will be expected to participate in ongoing program development and evaluation and provide service to the department, the college, our local school district, and the profession.
Qualifications: An earned doctoral degree in special education or a related field by the time of employment, strong teaching evaluations, a minimum of three years of preK-5 teaching experience, and demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse school-age and college-age students. Effective collaborations with K-12 partnerships is preferred, and an interest in attracting and retaining students from underrepresented groups is desirable. The successful candidate must have the necessary documentation to work legally in the US upon hire.
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private colleges. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.
St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.
Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including e-mail address), statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), and statement of how the applicant’s teaching at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity. Applicants should also arrange for the submission of three confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants can request confidential letters through their Interfolio Dossier account, and may be uploaded for free by the letter writer directly to our Interfolio-hosted account for committee review. Applications are being accepted online at: apply.interfolio.com/58633. Questions may be directed to: Dr. David Morris at 240-895-4339.
Applications received by January 31, 2019 will receive full consideration. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.