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Assistant Professor - Teaching and Leadership

E-appoint Tracking Number: TCHLS005828S

Job Type: Unclassified

Job Category: Faculty

Is position tenure earning: Yes

Position Department/Office: Teaching and Leadership

Appointment Duration: 9 Month

Position Responsibilities: The position includes, but is not necessarily limited to, teaching graduate special education courses and other undergraduate and/or graduate courses, on or off campus, as needed by the department; advisement of graduate and undergraduate students; engaging in research/creative activity; serving on university, college, and departmental committees. Courses may be delivered through a variety of methods including online, hybrid, and face-to-face.

Minimum Requirements: • Earned doctorate in education with special education emphasis (ABD considered) • Five or more years successful PreK-12 special education teaching or equivalent work with adults with disabilities in the United States • Experience with students with adaptive (mild/moderate) and functional (moderate/severe) learning needs • Ability to integrate educational technology into coursework (courses will be taught online) • Ability to work collegially within the department and university • Ability to teach graduate courses in special education

Preferred Qualifications: • College level teaching experience • Meet qualifications for license with special education endorsement in Kansas • Evidence of scholarly and creative achievement

The Following Background Checks Are Required:

  • A criminal background check

Range/Salary: Position is contingent upon funding.

Position Closes: Open Until Filled

Application Review: For first consideration, apply by 03/01/14

Application Instructions:

For first consideration submit application by March 1, 2014.  Position is open until filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Submit letter of application, vita, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three references with addresses and telephone numbers to the email address listed below.


Dr. Martha A. York

Special Education Search Committee Chair

Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, KS 66762



Pittsburg State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

Other Information: Full-time, tenure-track, nine academic months and possible summer appointment. The position is tenure-earning at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 U.S.C. 1092 {f}) a copy of Pittsburg State University's Annual Security Report may be viewed on the internet at: http://www.pittstate.edu/office/police/docs/ASR2011.pdf

This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Pittsburg State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can also obtain a printed copy of this report by contacting University Police and Parking Services at 620-235-4624.