Assistant or Associate Professor:  Inclusive (Special) Education - FALL 2013

Full time. Tenure track. Begin Fall 2013. Candidates are invited to join a robust and growing department of education.  Our faculty are social-constructivists who actively work toward integrating faith and scholarly work in their classrooms as well as in the local community. Our potential for diverse teaching placements in the greater western New York region as well as overseas provides unique and challenging opportunities for both our students and faculty.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will have focused responsibilities in Inclusive (Special) Education that will include teaching of courses (individually or collaboratively) that emphasize effective inclusive practices across developmental levels and content areas.  Other responsibilities include academic advising, mentoring of student teachers, and building educational partnerships.

Qualifications: A terminal degree in the field of Special Education is required at the time of hire. Preference will be given to candidates with extensive expertise in inclusive (special) education, disciplinary expertise across one or more content areas, and classroom teaching experience.  Expertise in TESOL, adolescence education, and/or urban education is desirable, and facility with educational technologies and responsive course delivery models is expected.  A maturing Christian faith, strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to mentor students are vital qualities.

Rank and Salary:  Determination of rank and salary is based upon education and experience.

Contact person for this position: For questions related specifically to this position, please contact Cathy Freytag, Ed.D., Associate Dean of Education and Physical Education, Houghton College, One Willard Avenue, Houghton, NY 14744 or email, .

To apply: See Procedure for Applicants:

Applications received before October 30, 2012 will receive priority consideration.  Search will remain open until position is filled.  Preference given to candidates with completed terminal degrees.


(Posted 9/13/2012) 

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