Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor - K-12 Special Education
Job ID: 21481
Location: Medgar Evers College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Medgar Evers College (MEC), a nationally recognized leader in urban-serving education, is one of twenty three colleges within the dynamic City University New York (CUNY) System. Named for the late civil rights leader, Medgar Wiley Evers (1925-1963), the College's mission is to develop and maintain high quality, professional, career-oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of liberal education.
Located in Central Brooklyn, MEC was established in 1970 with a mandate to meet the educational and social needs of the Central Brooklyn community, currently enrolling 7,000 students in degree programs. Students represent 105 countries around the world! MEC students obtain Associate degrees in 8 fields, and Baccalaureate degrees in 18 fields. They are instructed by over 208 Full-time dedicated faculty members who must maintain a portfolio of scholarship and research. To meet the needs of its students, the College offers courses and programs at various times, is growing their online program offerings, and in offsite locations. The College is committed to a student-centered education and advancing knowledge through scholarly research.
The School of Education at Medgar Evers College aims to prepare all stakeholders with the requisite knowledge, skills and attitudes to positively transform their own lives and the lives of others in communities and societies that have been underserved and underrepresented in progressive education and sustainable careers. It is grounded on Medgar's four pillars of expertise: applied and occupational learning, culturally and linguistically responsive pedagogy, diasporic and global connectivity, and research and intervention.
The School of Education's department of Multicultural Childhood and Early Childhood Education is seeking a full time, tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank with experience in teacher education preparation. We seek a candidate with an expertise in literacy and with an interest in working with diverse populations in K-12 public school contexts.
The candidate will primarily be responsible for functions related to teaching K-12 education courses. Candidates are expected to be active members of the School of Education and the broader Medgar Evers College community and to participate in partnerships with schools and communities. Other responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Sharing responsibility for committee and departmental assignments (administrative, supervisory etc.).
Teach K-12 education courses.
Supervise and mentor education majors in field experiences and clinical practice.
Contribute to team building and new innovations in the Department.
Develop and contribute to the professional body of research and publications.
Act as a liaison between the Department, local school partners and the surrounding communities.
Participate in recruitment initiatives for the Department.
Assist in the successful completion of the CAEP and SPA requirements for accreditation.
Provide leadership in advancing the programs in the Department, College and University.
Assist in collaborating on articulation agreements with other colleges.
For Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor:
Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Reading/Literacy Education or a relevant field.
Doctoral candidates with ABD status will be considered
Candidates who hold a current Professional Educator's License or teaching certificate are preferred
The successful candidate will be an experienced literacy educator with expertise in educational research and practice and with knowledge of best practices in the preparation of teachers. Candidates must be able to teach successfully, demonstrate scholarship, and have the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
Candidates must have a minimum of three years teaching experience in higher education and K-12 school settings with experience in diverse settings.
Familiarity with Common Core Standards, CAEP accreditation, and edTPA.
Candidates with expertise in Applied Behavior Analysis, Universal Design for Learning, Response to Intervention, IEP development, implementation and evaluation, as well as demonstrated success in university-level teaching and clinical supervision will be given preference.
Successful candidates must have a strong interest in and commitment to culturally responsive pedagogy in teacher education, collaboration, and diversity.
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.
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February 9, 2020
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Internal Number: 21481
About Medgar Evers College (CUNY)
Medgar Evers College was founded as a result of collaborative efforts by community leaders, elected officials, the Chancellor and the Board of Higher Education of The City University of New York. The College, named after the civil rights leader, Medgar Evers, was established in 1969 with a mandate to meet the educational and social needs of Central Brooklyn in New York City. The College is committed to the fulfillment of this mandate. In keeping with the philosophy of The City University and Medgar Evers College, we believe that education is the right of all individuals in the pursuit of self actualization. Consequently, the College's mission is to develop and maintain high quality, professional, career oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of liberal education. The College offers programs both at the baccalaureate and at the associate degree levels, giving close attention to the articulation between the two year and the four year programs. The College has a commitment to students who desire self improvement, a sound education, an opportunity to develop a personal value system, and an opportunity to gain maximum benefits from life experience and from their environment.