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  • 08 Jan 2019 by Alan Gravano

    Job Vacancy Notice

    Job Title:                     Faculty Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) in Special Education

    Job ID #:                      9382


    Location:                     Queens College Regular/Temporary: Regular


    Often referred to as "the jewel of the CUNY system," Queens College is a place of contrasts: An urban school in a suburban setting, where a large and diverse student body receives personalized attention. This formula has made us one of New York's premier educational institutions.

    With a mission to prepare students to become leading citizens of an increasingly global society, we offer a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to both teaching and research. Our liberal arts, science, and pre-professional programs earn us high rankings in prestigious college guides such as The Princeton Review America's Best Value Colleges. Our students graduate with the ability to think critically, address complex problems, explore various cultures, use modern technologies and information resources, and have won prominence in nearly every field.

    The Graduate Programs in Special Education (GPSE) are housed in the Department of Educational and Community Programs (ECP), a multidisciplinary graduate department in the Division of Education at Queens College, CUNY. We are seeking candidates for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor position in special education, beginning in the fall of 2015. The successful candidate will be expected to fulfill teaching and related duties, carry out a research agenda, and participate in curriculum development and program initiatives.

    The mission of the GPSE is to prepare educators and scholars to effectively teach and support people with disabilities to be self-determined, included, and respected members of their schools and communities. The GPSE are also committed to influencing research, practice, and policy related to people with disabilities at the international, national, state, and local levels.

    This appointment includes expectations for teaching courses, engaging in research, scholarly activities, and grantsmanship. As well, the candidate will be expected to provide academic advisement to GPSE candidates and service to GPSE, the department (ECP), and the College. For more information about our program, please visit our website at n/ECP/Specia!Ed /Pages /default.aspx.


    An earned doctoral degree in special education or a related field, teaching experience in P-12 schools that support students with disabilities, and experience in postsecondary special education teacher preparation. Candidates should have expertise in and a strong record of research depending on rank, as evidenced by publications , preferably in special education curriculum and instruction.

    It is highly desirable that candidates have: strong interest in and experience working in urban, multiethnic and multicultural settings; knowledge of research validated instructional practices to successfully include students with disabilities in the general education curriculum at the secondary level; and experience modifying and adapting curriculum/i nstruction , differentiating instruction, and use of assistive technology in public school settings.



    CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package 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.

    Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.


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    .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format, consist of (1) a cover letter describing related qualifications, experience, and research agendas; (2) curriculum vitae; and (3) the names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Please use a simple name for the document that you upload, for example, JDoeResume. Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.


    60 days.


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    We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.