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Assistant Professor of Special Education

Pittsburg State University, Teaching and Leadership Department, College of Education

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Special Education
Job Location: Pittsburg , KS
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Education: at Schools/Colleges of Education
Application Closing Date: Open until filled
Date Posted: 2018-12-04
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor of Special Education
Pittsburg State University
College of Education
Teaching and Leadership Department

POSITION TITLE: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Special Education

RESPONSIBILITIES: The position includes, but is not necessarily limited to, teaching graduate and undergraduate special education courses and other undergraduate and/or graduate courses, as needed by the department; advisement of graduate and undergraduate students; engaging in research/creative activity; and serving on university, college, and departmental committees. Courses may be delivered through a variety of methods including online, hybrid, and face-to-face.

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: Full-time, tenure-track, nine academic months and possible summer appointment. The successful candidate will be officed on campus. This is not a distance, online position.

RANK AND SALARY: The position is tenure-earning at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary is commensurate to rank, experience, and qualifications. Position is contingent upon funding.

Job Requirements


  • Earned doctorate in special education or education with special education emphasis (official transcript must show completed degree by August 1, 2019).
  • Three or more years successful PreK-12 teaching in an accredited school in the United States or equivalent work with adults with disabilities in the United States
  • Experience with individuals with High Incidence and Low Incidence learning needs
  • Ability to integrate educational technology into coursework (courses will be taught online)
  • Ability to work collegially within the department and university
  • Ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in special education.
  • Ability to conduct research in the field


  • College level teaching experience including online, face-to-face, and hybrid teaching.
  • Meet qualifications for license with special education endorsement in Kansas
  • Evidence of scholarly and creative achievement
  • Successful PreK-12 Special Education teaching in the United States

Information and Application Process Instructions

APPLICATION DEADLINE: For first consideration, submit application by January 15, 2019 for first consideration. Position is open until filled.

STARTING DATE: August 2019


For a full description and to apply online visit https://www.pittstate.edu/hr/jobs/index.html

Electronic submission only.

Interested and qualified applicants should upload letter of application discussing qualifications, current vita, and three references with names and contact information. Applications received by January 15, 2019, will be given first consideration. Position is open until filled.

Pittsburg State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. A criminal background check will be required for employment.

This position is contingent upon funding.

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Chair of the Search Committee
Please apply online
Pittsburg , KS 66762
United States
Phone: 620-235-4508
Fax: 620-235-4520

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