Thiel College Education department seeks a vibrant full-time assistant professor to teach courses to undergraduate students in Special Education and Early Childhood Education beginning August 2019.
The primary responsibilities will include teaching, supervision of students in the field in a variety of academic disciplines, participation in departmental and college-wide committee work, and student advisement.
Required Qualifications: Strong knowledge base and certification in Special Education and Early Childhood Education/Elementary Education. A minimum of a master’s degree in Special Education and/or Early Childhood Education/Elementary Education is required, doctorate preferred. Other preferred qualifications include research, teaching, and/or service. Experience in diverse settings, rural and/or urban schools also desirable.
A dedicated passion for helping students reach their full potential in a supportive and inclusive diverse environment is essential to this position. Responsibilities include program leadership, teaching, advising, and professional development. The successful candidate will possess the ability to teach courses with an applied focus that emphasizes experiential learning. Teaching assignments may include foundational and upper-level courses within the Education Department curriculum and courses in the candidate’s specialty area. The position would focus on undergraduate level teaching. While Thiel College gives highest priority to teaching effectiveness, the professor will be expected to remain current in the field through professional development opportunities such as attendance at related conferences, research, or other scholarly activities. A comprehensive employee benefit package including research support and a sabbatical program is provided.
Email letter of interest, curriculum vita and list of references to: firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred method), or mail application materials to: Jennifer Clark, Director of Human Resources, Thiel College, 75 College Avenue, Greenville, PA. 16125
Review of applications will begin December 10, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Thiel College is committed to attracting a culturally and professionally diverse faculty and staff who engage our students by providing a rich and fulfilling curricular and co-curricular experience.