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Tenure Track Faculty Position, Special Education

Apply now Job no: 494087
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Faculty

The Department of Educational Studies in the College of Education and Human Services at Seton Hall University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in special education position starting in Fall 2020.

The Department of Educational Studies offers undergraduate initial certification programs, post-Baccalaureate initial certification programs, and MA programs in special education, instructional design and technology, and school library media specialist. Our students are undergraduates seeking professional licensure as classroom teachers, teachers of students with disabilities. speech language pathologists, and applied behavioral analysts as well as students seeking classroom licensure post-graduation, and professional teachers seeking graduate degrees in education.

Seton Hall University is located in South Orange, New Jersey, just 14 miles from New York City. It is the oldest Catholic diocesan institution of higher education in the United States, and the Carnegie Foundation classifies it as Doctoral/Professional. It is home to approximately 5,300 undergraduate and 4,400 graduate students from all 50 states and 64 foreign countries. An exciting and culturally diverse community, Seton Hall pursues academic excellence and ethical development in a collaborative environment, and prepares its students to be servant leaders in their professional and community lives.

Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, the College of Education and Human Services is one of Seton Hall's eleven colleges and schools. It offers programs at the bachelors, masters and doctoral levels and is noted for its nontraditional scheduling, its hands-on internships and its community involvement.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will teach courses in our dual certification Elementary and Special Education Program and 4+2 Speech Language Pathology Program. In both programs, students earn dual certification as K-5 Elementary Education Teachers and as Teachers of Students with Disabilities in New Jersey. The successful candidate may also teach courses in our Graduate Special Education MA program. Faculty are expected to have an active scholarly agenda of research and dissemination activities and provide service to the department, school and university.
  • Candidates are expected to be active members of the College of Education and Human Services and the broader Seton Hall Community and to participate in university initiatives and partnerships with schools and communities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in special education. The successful candidate will be an experienced special educator with expertise in special education research and practice and with knowledge of best practices in the preparation of special education teachers.
  • Candidates who have additional experience in urban schools, CAEP accreditation and assessment, and EdTPA are encouraged to apply.
  • The successful candidate will also have an established record of scholarship, or clear evidence of potential for such, through publication or conference presentations.
  • The ability to collaborate with school partners, experience in diverse settings, and strong advising and mentoring skills are recommended.


  • Exempt

Physical Demands:

  • General Office Environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample of publications or conference presentations and the names of three references including email addresses and telephone numbers.
  • Applications will be considered until the position is filled, but for full consideration, candidates should have their applications in by 12/15/19.
  • Applications and expressions of interest, which will be treated in confidence, should be sent electronically or mailed to:
    Dr. Daniel Katz, Chair, Department of Educational Studies at

Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

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