The Department of Special Education and Interventions is seeking two full-time tenure-track faculty members to join the growing undergraduate and graduate programs at Central Connecticut State University for the Fall 2019 semester. The two successful candidates will take a primary role in providing instruction and supervision using research and pedagogical best practices, student advisement, recruitment, and other duties that will enhance the department and university.
Each position may include: teach both undergraduate and graduate courses specifically focused in Special Education; advise graduate students; assist in the program accreditation process; and participate in department, professional unit, and university committees. The successful candidates may also be responsible for supervision of field experiences and are expected to effectively teach and advise a diverse student population, engage in ongoing research and other discipline-related scholarly activities, and make professional and university service contributions. Demonstrated achievement in teaching, scholarship, and service is required for tenure and promotion. Commitment to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body is expected.
Earned doctorate in Special Education or equivalent with an emphasis on students with special needs at the elementary and/or secondary level (ABD considered with defense by August 15, 2019)
Three or more years of professional experience in a K-12 setting
Experience in data-based decision making
Documented quality, or promise of quality, in teaching, scholarship, service, and discipline-related professional activity
Competence in integrating technology into instruction
Evidence of exemplary organizational, and interpersonal skills
Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse communities
Earned special education teaching certificate and public school teaching experience
Expertise in teaching students with significant or low-incidence disabilities or autism
Experience in the implementation of positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) in general and special education settings within a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS)
Experience in transition planning
Culturally responsive teaching practices and/or experience working with and recruiting culturally diverse students
Evidence of commitment to and experience with field-based preparation of special education teachers
Success in seeking external funding
Working knowledge and evidence of implementation of Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
For full consideration, applications must be received by March 8, 2019. Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Faxed ormailed copies will not be accepted.
Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
Internal Number: C19-068
About Central Connecticut State University
Central Connecticut State University is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. As of fall 2018, CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates. CCSU is richly diverse: more than 34 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our web site at http://www.ccsu.edu/.
CCSU is located in New Britain, a city with a population of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital of culture-rich Hartford. CCSU is currently in a large-scale community engagement initiative, designed to more effectively embrace our communities as the “steward of central Connecticut.” Pursuing a range of partnership arrangements with area businesses, schools, agencies, and more, this initiative will create significant new opportunities for student internships, faculty research, as well as an expanding array of cultural collaborations with the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, city theatres, the world-renowned New Britain Museum of American Art, and other area attractions.