Responsibilities: The faculty member is expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the credential areas of mild/moderate disabilities and extensive support needs.
We are particularly interested in individuals whose major areas of demonstrated expertise include: reading and literacy; special education assessment and curriculum; and bilingual special education. Ideal candidates would have demonstrated the ability to mentor and supervise student research.
We welcome candidates interested in multiple pedagogical formats (i.e., face-to-face, hybrid, and/or 100% online formats). We are also interested in candidates who can prepare credential candidates to become transformative, justice-oriented educators and are capable of addressing the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation – through inclusive course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.
The faculty member is expected to engage in focused scholarly endeavors and participate in department, college, university, and community service.
Qualifications: Required Doctoral degree in Special Education or a related field;
Strong ability or potential to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses addressing the California Teacher Performance Expectations (TPEs) in one or more of the special education credential areas: mild/moderate disabilities and extensive support needs
Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiated with Dean upon hire
Internal Number: JOID 25135
About San Jose State University
The Department of Special Education is seeking a tenure track position in the area of mild/moderate disabilities ranked assistant or associate professor.