Special Education Assistant/Associate Professor

Posted: 10/18/13

Job Description

Simpson College, a private, nationally recognized regional college grounded in the
liberal arts tradition and affiliated with the United Methodist Church invites
nominations and applications for the position of …

Special Education Assistant/Associate Professor.

This full-time, tenure track position requires a Ph.D. or Ed.D. with course work in special education (ABD candidates may be  considered), successful K-12 special education teaching experience, exemplary college teaching, and support of the department mission.

Simpson College encourages innovative teaching and seeks colleagues who will help its students of all ages develop critical intellectual skills, nurture values which foster personal worth and individuality for the purpose of living lives of leadership within a creative, diverse, and just community. The main campus in Indianola, Iowa is located just 12 minutes from the capital city of Des Moines, Iowa. Additional facilities are located in West Des Moines and Ankeny. To learn more about Simpson College please visit: www.simpson.edu

The position will begin August 19, 2014, and requires a Ph.D. or Ed.D. (ABD candidates may be considered), interdisciplinary interest, and experience and/or expressed interest in working at a primarily residential, liberal arts institution. Candidates for the position must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and a willingness to engage students in scholarship, research and/or creative work. Faculty members at Simpson College are expected to participate in faculty governance, student advising, new student recruitment and in other ways that demonstrate support of the mission of the institution.

Review of complete applications will begin on November 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Submit application letter, curriculum vita, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation by email or U.S. mail to:

Dr. Barb Ramos, Chair
Department of Education
Simpson College
701 North C Street
Indianola, IA 50125
barb.ramos@simpson.edu

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Simpson College does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to help constitute a diverse community. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups. You will find the entire EOE statement at: http://simpson.edu/employment-opportunities/.  Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Employment will require a criminal background check, which may include, but is not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.

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