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SUNY Oneonta Assistant Professor - Special Education in Oneonta, New York

Assistant Professor - Special Education



Department:Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education

Locations:Oneonta, NY

Posted:Dec 5, 2022


Position ID:156559


Job Description:

The Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure track position as anAssistant Professor of Special Educationbeginning Fall 2023. Expectations include, but are not limited to, teaching, research, student advisement, student engagement, college service, and continuing professional development.

The Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education has nine full-time faculty members, offers graduate programs in school counseling and special education, and teaches courses in learning, development, assessment, and special education for elementary and secondary education majors. To learn more about the College and the Department, please visithttps://suny.oneonta.eduor

Duties include but are not limited to: teaching in both the Special Education master's programs and Educational Psychology undergraduate programs; carrying out scholarly activity; and participating in student advisement and other student engagement activities, and teaching other courses to meet department needs.

Base Salary: $54,000. Information on SUNY's comprehensive benefits offerings can be found at


Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in special education or a closely related field. ABD considered; doctorate required by time of initial appointment.

  • Experience in teaching special education courses with an emphasis in explicit instruction.

  • Experience in special educator training and supervision.

  • Relevant teaching experience (3 plus years) in a school setting.

  • Evidence of scholarly potential/productivity.


  • Familiarity of Council for Exceptional Children program standards.

  • Experience teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

  • Capability to teach courses in the areas of instructional design, behavior, early intervention, human development, and assessment.

  • Experience with online learning as an instructor and/or student.

  • Familiarity with High-Leverage Practices.

  • Evidence of commitment to excellence in teaching.

  • Evidence of active scholarly activities.

  • Experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or service with diverse and/or multicultural population.

Additional Information:

SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 60-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.

The College is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the top 20 picturesque small towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The College's rating is 4.5 with one recent review noting that it's the people that make SUNY Oneonta so special.

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: Please upload the following documents: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and a statement of research interests.

Contact information for three references must be provided; instructions for submitting letters of reference will be sent directly to the referees.

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