Special Education- Instructor/Assistant Professor - 2 Positions Available -- Fixed-Term, Non-Probationary

St. Cloud State University in Minnesota

Deadline July 15, 2014
Date Posted June 25, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time



Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Date of appointment:


Fall semester (August 21, 2014)



Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in special education and contribute to the development of online and hybrid special education courses. Supervise teacher candidates in public schools, participate in program development, and advise undergraduate and graduate students.


*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization, which can be found at: http://www.hr.mnscu.edu/contract_plans/index.html


Qualifications and experience:



  • Masters degree in Special Education or related field.
  • Minimum of three years licensed, contractual, full-time teaching in K-12 special education with emotional/behavioral disorders, intellectual disabilities, and/or autism spectrum disorders.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses effectively.
  • Experience supervising or working with teacher candidates during field experiences or student teaching.
  • Experience with online course delivery and use of technology in teaching.
  • Evidence of the ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds



  • Terminal degree in Special Education
  • Record of scholarly achievement. 
  • Experience teaching English-Language Learners (ELL). 
  • Experience with program development and evaluation.




Application Procedures:


To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/stcloudstate/default.cfm



Application Review begins July 15, 2014; position is open until filled. 
Only complete applications will be considered.  A complete application will include the following:


·        Cover Letter

·        Resume/Curriculum Vitae

·        Contact information for three (3) current, professional references

·        Copies of Transcript(s) (undergraduate/graduate); if advanced to finalist, official transcripts will be required


Contact Information: Dr. Bradley J. Kaffar, Search Committee Chair

                                 Department of Special Education

                                 Phone (320) 308-3267

                                 Email: bjkaffar@stcloudstate.edu

St. Cloud State University is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities, women, LGBT, persons with disabilities and veterans. Additional information about SCSU and the School of Education can be accessed online at http://www.stcloudstate.edu St. Cloud State University is a member of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/stcloudstate/default.cfm