Job Title: Faculty Open Rank - Special Education (Childhood or Adolescent) -REVISED-
Job ID: 22199
Location: Hunter College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The School of Education of Hunter College, CUNY invites applications for an open-rank faculty position in the Learning Disabilities (LD) program in the Department of Special Education, starting late August 2021. Appointment to the position will be with or without tenure based on the selected applicant's previous experience. The college places a high priority on research and teaching excellence at the graduate (MS; EdD) levels with an expectation that the candidate will also be active in their professional field. Candidates must have a commitment to inquiry and advocacy on issues of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion that affect learning outcomes, including social-emotional learning, for children and youth. The college is strongly committed to achieving excellence through recruiting diverse candidates in regard to race, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other historically under-represented groups.
The candidate for this position will provide leadership to Hunter College's Learning Lab, an innovative, year-long practicum for Childhood (grades 1-6) and Adolescent (grades 7-12) Special Education teacher candidates, housed at Hunter College as well as in schools around New York City and virtually as needed. Teacher candidates in Learning Lab provide after-school, one-to-one intervention for students with learning disabilities (e.g., dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD) in those areas most needed by the individual child (e.g., foundation-level reading, spelling, comprehension, writing, math, self-regulation and social learning). The successful candidate is expected to build upon Learning Lab's tradition of high quality personnel preparation and student support through research, program evaluation, and dissemination for continued improvement.
Applicants will be expected to: conduct research and publish scholarly writing related to special education; teach graduate (MA & EdD) and undergraduate level courses in special education; advise students; serve on department, school of education, college, and university committees; develop training and/or research grant proposals; and demonstrate leadership in the professional field.
Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work.
Ph.D or Ed.D with professional and practical experience in special education; extensive knowledge of theory and high leverage, individualized practices in special education; strong evidence of established or promising research and/or scholarly activity based on rank; university teaching and/or supervisory experience; and competence in a variety of methods and tools for university teaching, including technology.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (not required for consideration):
A. Established program of research with scholarly publications and a track record of external grant funding for research and/or personnel preparation.
B. Experience mentoring junior faculty and doctoral students.
C. Expertise in Adolescent (Grades 7-12) Special Education.
Salary determined based on rank.
CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
HOW TO APPLY
Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).
The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on April 8, 2021. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the positions remain open after initial round.
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Internal Number: 22199
About Hunter College (CUNY)
Hunter College, located in the heart of Manhattan, is the largest college in the City University of New York (CUNY) system, one of the oldest public colleges in America, and a national leader in urban public education. More than 23,000 students currently attend Hunter, pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 170 programs of study. Graduates of Hunter's nationally-renowned professional schools (the School of Education, the Silberman School of Social Work, and the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing) become the teachers, social workers, nurses and health care professionals who dedicate their lives to serving New York City and the nation. They are the embodiment of the Hunter College motto: Mihi Cura Futuri – "the Care of the Future is Mine". With the myriad opportunities found in New York City, and world-renowned faculty to guide them, Hunter's students embark upon their bright and illustrious futures and begin to achieve their version of the American Dream!