The Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education at Duquesne University's School of Education has a new opportunity to fill a Visiting Professor in Special Education at the Assistant Professor level. This appointment will run from January 2021 through May of 2022 with the possibility of renewal. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and will include a 12-month salary, vacation, and benefits package.
The primary teaching responsibilities attached to the position are in required courses in the general area of undergraduate/graduate-level special education, with an emphasis on graduate courses that are a part of our Verified Course Sequence in Behavior Analysis.
Program work, such as dissertation service, program certification reports, and Pennsylvania Department of Education compliance efforts will be an expected part of the work of this position.
The School of Education:
Duquesne University’s School of Education faculty shares a distinct identity manifested through Educational Leadership, Scholarship for Schools, and a Spiritan tradition of caring. The Special Education Program is nationally accredited by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Duquesne University is a private university that serves nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is located on an attractive campus on a bluff within blocks of Downtown Pittsburgh. To learn more about Duquesne University, please visit our website School of Education.
Candidates with an earned doctoral degree in special education are preferred, however doctoral degrees in related areas will be considered. Exceptional candidates who are ABD will be considered. Priority will be given to candidates who have a BCBA credential.
Additional expertise in areas such as low incidence disabilities, emotional and behavior disorders, assessment, and curricular and instructional support in inclusive settings is preferred. Candidates who have K-12 public school teaching experience are particularly desirable.
Familiarity or experience with face to face, online and hybrid teaching modalities is desirable, as is the supervision of candidates in field settings.
Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals that enrich our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).
We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our University and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Applicants should submit a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references via Interfoliohttp://apply.interfolio.com/78408. The letter of intent should include comments on the ability to teach in flexible environments, including online, hybrid, and in-person classroom settings. Applicants are encouraged to describe in their letter of intent on how their scholarship contributes to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive community. Applicants with questions about the position may contact Dr.Temple Lovelace firstname.lastname@example.org
Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.
Duquesne University, a private, Catholic institution, prides itself on being mission-centered and mission-driven. Our employees contribute to our culture of academic excellence and our mission of serving God by serving students. In turn, they enjoy a supportive working environment that values individual talents, encourages teamwork and rewards accomplishments.
A nationally ranked top-tier university, Duquesne has established a legacy of excellence in liberal and professional education. Our 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows our students to work closely with expert faculty. Duquesne has also won accolades and recognition among the nation’s top 20 small research schools for our research initiatives and faculty productivity.
Situated on a 50-acre campus within the city, Duquesne provides a small-town feel in an urban setting. The Pittsburgh region offers a variety of cultural, education and professional opportunities, as well as a safe and affordable lifestyle.
We strive to attract, recruit and retain a dynamic, diverse workforce. Our employees benefit from an array of campus resources that provide convenience and cost savings, including a variety of dining options, a full-ser...vice Starbucks, a retail bank and credit union, a fitness center and year-round wellness programs and onsite parking. Employees also may take advantage of the many educational, cultural and sporting events sponsored by the university.