Assistant/Associate Professor in Inclusive Early Childhood Education
Long Island University
April 2, 2018
Brooklyn, New York
Full Time - Experienced
This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position that requires an 18-credit annual teaching load, ongoing research and scholarly activity, and a commitment to service at the program, department, school, and university levels. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in early childhood education with a focus on teacher education for young children with disabilities. The new assistant/associate professor will have primary responsibility for the undergraduate program, Inclusive Early Childhood Education, including advising students and collaborating with schools and community-based organizations. This program leads to dual certification in early childhood education and early childhood special education (birth to age eight).
Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree in early childhood special education. Significant teaching experience in diverse urban contexts with children from birth through second grade in inclusive special education settings. Strong commitment to teacher preparation is essential. Knowledge of school and community-based programs and experience building partnerships in diverse communities are highly desirable. Evidence of teaching, research and service in higher education preferred.
Salary and rank are commensurate with degree, experience, and qualifications. Long Island University also offers an excellent fringe benefits program.
The starting date is September 1, 2018. For consideration, please forward your letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to Ms. Shinelle Romeo-Walcott, School of Education, LIU Brooklyn, One University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201, or by email (preferred) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Long Island University
The Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University is distinguished by dynamic curricula reflecting the great urban community it serves. Distinctive programs encompass the arts and media, natural sciences, business, social policy, urban education, the health professions and pharmacy, and include the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, the Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, and D.P.T. in Physical Therapy, and the Pharm. D. in Pharmacy. A vibrant urban oasis in downtown Brooklyn, this diverse and thriving campus offers academic excellence, personalized attention, small class size and flexible course schedules. In 2005, the Campus opened a $40 million wellness, recreation and athletic center and a new performing arts complex which includes the 320-seat Kumble Theater. Our School of Education is home to the Center for Urban Educators, supporting inquiry-based research on the education of teachers for urban contexts. Join a faculty committed to access, social justice, collaboration, and inclusive education.