The Bryn Mawr/Haverford Education Program invites applications for a one-course Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Bryn Mawr/Haverford Education Program. The successful candidate will teach “Perspectives on Special Education” in the fall 2021 semester. This course prepares pre-service teachers pursuing Pennsylvania teacher certification in our Program, students pursuing the minor in Educational Studies, and other interested students. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach the course in a manner that integrates knowledge of law and policy with classroom strategies as well as consideration of critical race theory, disability studies, and other approaches in keeping with the critical, equity-focused, anti-racist commitments of the Program. Visit our home page (www.brynmawr.edu/education) for information about the Program. Candidates must have recent 7-12 public school teaching experience, a strong capacity for and commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts environment and hold at least a Master’s in the field of education (or related field); a PhD is preferred.
To apply, please submit a cover letter that describes your teaching philosophy and pedagogical approach, a resume or curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including, when available: sample syllabi; unit plans; evidence of approaches to IEP development; course evaluations), and the names and contact information of two references via Interfolio at:https://apply.interfolio.com/87182. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion. We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students. We have a student body of 1,370 undergraduates (32 percent are U.S. students of color and 21 percent are international students). There are 330 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.
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About Bryn Mawr College
The mission of Bryn Mawr College is to provide a rigorous education and to encourage the pursuit of knowledge as preparation for life and work. Bryn Mawr teaches and values critical, creative and independent habits of thought and expression in an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum for women and in coeducational graduate programs in arts and sciences and social work and social research. Bryn Mawr seeks to sustain a community diverse in nature and democratic in practice, for we believe that only through considering many perspectives do we gain a deeper understanding of each other and the world.