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Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 6:02 PM

Mercer UniversityDepartment Teacher EducationVacancy Number F19-029Work Location Douglasville (Douglas County RAC)AA/EEO Employer/Veteran/DisabledResponsibilities The Tift College of Education at Mercer University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Special Education, a nine-month, tenure-track position to begin August 2018. The home site for this position will be Mercer University's Douglas County Regional Academic Center. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: teach undergraduate and graduate classes; advise and encourage students to develop the professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions of a Transforming Educator; engage in scholarly research; guide student research; participate in collaborative partnerships with public schools; contribute to effective collaboration with faculty, students, and staff; and participate on committees as assigned. The mission of the Tift College of Education at Mercer University is to prepare candidates to blend theory with practice, to think critically, and to interact effectively in a technologically complex, global society. To accomplish this mission, the Tift College of Education offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs and educational services designed to meet the needs of diverse students and of the professional education community.Qualifications An earned doctorate in Education with an emphasis on Special Education from an accredited university/college completed by July 2018 or ABD, and at least three years of successful early childhood teaching experience are required. ABD candidates will be considered at the rank of Instructor until all Ph.D. requirements have been met. Applicants must have evidence of successful teaching and have effective communication, interpersonal, and technology skills. The ability to conduct research and publish results of scholarly activities is also required. Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following: expertise in birth through 5th grade special education; an understanding of technology for synchronous and asynchronous online instruction; a strong record of scholarly productivity; evidence of professional service to the field; and experiences with diverse school populations. The applicant, in order to demonstrate the ability to work independently and in organized groups, should have excellent oral and written communication, as well as collaborative and interpersonal skills; possess basic computer skills; and be familiar with distance learning software and technology to provide synchronous and asynchronous instruction. For further information about this position, please contact Dr. Margie Jones at jones_mw@mercer.edu or (678) 547-6484. Interested applicants will need to complete the online application and attach a current CV, a letter of application, a teaching philosophy statement, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Unofficial transcripts may be requested from finalists as part of the recruitment process for this faculty position; finalists will need to redact any personal or private information including, but not limited to, social security number, birthdate, race, or gender, before submitting the unofficial transcripts. The successful candidate must submit official transcripts prior to employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.Is a criminal background check needed for this position? YesIs a credit check needed for this position? NoDoes this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle? NoJob Category FacultyJob Type Full-TimePay Rate Commensurate with experiencePay Basis MonthlyInternal posting only? NoOpen Until Filled YesSupplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Mercer University's mission is to teach, to learn, to create, to discover, to inspire, to empower and to serve. Having read this, how do you see yourself fitting in and contributing to the mission? (Open Ended Question) Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae Statement of Teaching Philosophy References Optional Documents PI101055818

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Company: Mercer University
Email: jones_mw@mercer.edu

• Location: Macon

• Post ID: 91378027 macon
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