Assistant Professor of EducationJuniata College
Juniata College, a highly ranked liberal arts college of 1,600 students located in the scenic Allegheny Mountains of central Pennsylvania, invites applications for a one year fixed term faculty position in teacher education available August 2018. The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence, teacher preparation, and liberal arts education. Important accomplishments include a strong record of teaching effectiveness and scholarship, a commitment to program development and inclusive teacher education programs, and a desire to contribute to the Education Department and overall life of the College.
A doctorate (or ABD) with a primary focus in Special Education (specialization in Autism Spectrum Disorders is desirable). Experience in and/or interest in English Language Learners and Foundations of Education are desirable. A minimum of three years of successful teaching experience is required. Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Primary responsibilities include:
Teaching required special education courses in the PreK-4 certification and PreK-8 special education certification with strong contributions to the teacher education program.
Juniata College takes positive steps to enhance the ethnic and gender diversity in both its campus and curriculum. The College takes these steps not only for legal obligations, but because it truly believes that such actions are basic to human dignity. It is the policy of Juniata College to conduct background checks.