Tenure Track-Assistant or Associate Professor of Special Education

The Education Department at Presbyterian College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Special Education at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank beginning mid-August of 2021.  This is a nine-month, tenure-track position.

We are seeking candidates who will work collegially and effectively with faculty, students, staff, administrative colleagues, alumni, and professional communities served by the Presbyterian College Education Department. The successful candidate will:

  • Teach a variety of undergraduate courses in general and special education areas
  • Prepare teacher candidates to effectively use evidence-based educational practices
  • Supervise practicum and student teaching experiences
  • Advise students about course schedules and licensure requirements
  • Support student recruitment efforts
  • Collaborate with colleagues to maintain the rigor of the program while incorporating continuous program improvement
  • Participate fully in program assessment and accreditation activities
  • Engage in scholarly activity
  • Provide service to the department, the college, the community and the profession, and
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualification:

an acquired terminal degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in special education, evidence of ability and commitment toward diversity, equity, social justice, and inclusion; evidence of excellent interpersonal communication skills, and a minimum of three years teaching experience in special education settings. Desired characteristics include teaching experience at the college/university level, evidence of scholarship through national presentations or publications, experience working with students from culturally and linguistically diverse communities, and experience with CAEP accreditation.

Application:

Interested individuals should submit (via email at pljones@presby.edu) to Dr. Patricia L. Jones, Director of Education, the following:

  1. Cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional/academic background
  2. Vita
  3. Three letters of recommendation.

Review will begin upon receipt of the completed application and continue until the position is filled.

Presbyterian College:

Presbyterian College is a four-year undergraduate liberal-arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA.  The college supports academic freedom and encourages community involvement.  Located in Clinton, South Carolina, PC is approximately forty minutes from Greenville/Spartanburg, South Carolina and about one hour from Columbia, South Carolina.  The region offers abundant opportunity for social and recreational activities, including a thriving main street in Greenville, performing arts centers in Greenville/Spartanburg, outstanding hiking and trail biking, numerous lakes for boating, and easy access to Charlotte and Asheville, North Carolina, and the stunning beaches of the Carolinas.

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.