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17-19  Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Early Childhood/Special Education


Deadline: 01/01/1900

Position Summary: Join a diverse and highly committed campus community whose excellence is reflected in its historical and current reputation for quality teaching and student success. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Education and Professional Studies invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Early Childhood/Special Education responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Early Childhood Education/Special Education, developmental reading/writing, distance education, advising students and supervision of student teachers and/or field experiences. Success in the position requires excellence in teaching, experience/knowledge of Trauma Informed Educational Studies, scholarly growth and a commitment to university/community service. Teaching assignments include both Main Campus and Center City location. The position is available summer 2017.


Minimum Qualifications:

• Doctorate in early childhood/special education or closely related field with at least three (3) years pre-K/12 teaching experience and certification required.
• ABD with completion of all degree requirements by December 2017 considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Undergraduate and graduate teaching experience preferred.
• Candidates with experience working with diverse populations and expertise in online technology, urban education, and experience/knowledge of Trauma Informed Educational Studies.
• ELL (English Language Learners) Certification highly desirable.

Instructions for Applying: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Finalists must successfully complete an on-campus interview and teaching demonstration.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Pre-screen applicants will be contacted to submit current graduate transcripts and a list of 3 references with contact information.

All applications must be submitted through the online application system. Mailed, emailed or faxed application materials will not be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background checks.