Assistant/Associate Professor Special Education - Behavior Disorders

 Department:  Special Education and Reading                      Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor

Specialization(s): Behavior disorders/emotional disturbance            Search #: 14-039

Job Posted: January 27th, 2014

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities:

The Department of Special Education and Reading seeks applications for a full-time tenure track position to begin fall 2014 at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate certification courses in special education, as well as graduate-level courses in behavior disorders. Additional responsibilities include student advisement; service to the Department, School, and University; scholarship and creative activity.

SCSU is a student-centered and intentionally diverse institution, and we regard student success as our highest priority. We seek to instill in all of our students the value of the liberal arts and sciences as a foundation for professional development and life-long learning.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must be at least ABD, with earned doctorate by time of appointment, in special education or closely related areaFull-time teaching or other relevant experience in K-12 schools, including experience with students who have behavior disordersExpertise in behavior disorders/emotional disturbance as well as evidence-based approaches to assessment and interventionEvidence of ability to teach university-level courses to teachers and teacher candidates in the above areasCommitment and capacity to work in an environment devoted to candidate learning, collegiality, ongoing professional development, diversity, and mutual respectStrong potential for scholarship and creative activity

Preferred Qualifications:

Earned doctorate in special education or closely related areaUniversity level teaching experienceExperience in urban schoolsBackground in RTI/MTSS approachesBackground in learning disabilitiesDemonstrated record of scholarship and creative activity

Application Process:

Please submit Letter of Interest, current Curriculum Vita, official graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Louise Spear-Swerling
Special Education Search Committee Chair
Department of  Special Education and Reading
501 Crescent St., New Haven CT  06515

Materials can be submitted electronically to

The position will remain open until filled. In order for your application to be given full consideration, all materials must be received by March 15, 2014.