Monmouth University is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor in Special Education. This position is for the 2018-2019 academic year and is tenure track.
The candidate would be expected to: teach special education undergraduate and graduate courses including seminars (online, hybrid and in a traditional classroom). The individual should be experienced in innovative instructional practices in inclusive settings, public school environments, integration of technology and classroom management.
Special Education Programs at Monmouth University include undergraduate endorsements and a variety of graduate endorsements and degrees. New faculty in special education will have opportunities to contribute to ongoing efforts to revise and expand our courses and programs. We offer opportunities for collaboration with faculty from general education.
Monmouth University has a strategic plan centered on academic and transformative education that focuses on innovative, immersive and personalized education that prepares students for their lives and their careers. Candidates will be asked to demonstrate their experience and passion for innovative teaching that meets these strategic goals.
Required Degree, License or Certifications: Doctoral degree, ABD candidates may be considered with degree completion expected by date of employment
Required Skills or Software: Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Required Years of Experience: 3
Earned doctorate in Special Education or a related field.
Three years of college/university teaching experience.
Accomplishments and/or a clear agenda in research. Ability to work constructively and collaboratively with members of the University, community, and teachers and administrators in school districts.
Knowledge of current literature, and assessment and data collection procedures.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching in higher education graduate and undergraduate courses. Skills and expertise in hybrid and/or online instruction and curriculum development. Knowledge and skills in classroom management, assessing students with various disabilities in inclusive and segregated settings. Evidence of work with linguistically diverse populations, and experience in collaborative efforts with public schools. Familiarity or experience working with Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and State Professional Standards for Teachers. Knowledge/skills in assessment, instructional technology and classroom management.
Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier private, liberal arts institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. Comprehensive in scope, the University enrolls approximately 6,300 students in more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs.
Small classes geared toward individual attention, and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University’s welcoming learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education, while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth’s faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by involving undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.
Just one hour from New York City, and close to Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture that is rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University’s 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic beauty of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which serves as home for more than half of the University’s student-athletes. A host of unique cultural experiences are available just outside the University’s gates—from Asbury Park’s legendary music scene and growing LGBT community, to Red Bank’s theater and dining hub, to Long Branch’s redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.
Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 382 Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money.”