Brooklyn College seeks Clinical Professor – Childhood, Bilingual and Special Education

by Catherine Bornhorst

Job Vacancy Notice
Clinical Professor – Childhood, Bilingual and Special Education
Job ID: 17569
Brooklyn College
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for a full-time, nontenure
track Clinical Professor position in the Department of Childhood Bilingual and Special Education
with a starting date of August 2018.

Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses; coordinate and supervise
students in field placements; develop and maintain relationships between K-12 special education
programs in schools and institutions; advise graduate students; serve on department, School of
Education, college, and university committees; and demonstrate leadership in the field. Candidates with
a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or
service are encouraged to apply.
Brooklyn College is a microcosm of the ethnically rich borough of Brooklyn it serves as well as a mirror
of the wide diversity in New York City itself. A vibrant, intellectually engaged community, our student
body comprises individuals from 150 countries, speaking 105 different languages. The College and the
Department of Childhood Bilingual and Special Education are committed to enhancing and supporting a
diverse and inclusive community of students, faculty, and staff.

-Bachelor’s degree in in special education or related field
Preferred Qualifications
-Master’s degree or Doctorate degree in special education or related field from an accredited institution
– Minimum three years of teaching K-12 students with disabilities
– Teaching certification in special education
– Extensive knowledge of theory and practice in special education with an emphasis on students with
learning disabilities and behavior disorders, autism and other low incidence classifications;
– College teaching and supervisory experience
– Expertise in one or more of the following areas: cross-cultural competence, first and second language
acquisition, technology including adaptive materials and equipment, assessment, high incidence
disabilities and inclusion, and instruction in the content areas.

Salary commensurate with experience and credentials. All appointments are subject to financial
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance,
pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring
and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty
professional development.

Job Listing
Applicants should upload the following in .doc, .pdf, or .rtf format:
– An application letter indicating the desired position, and should detail how their teaching, service and/or
scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are
underrepresented in their academic fields; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such
experience should note how their work will further CUNY’s commitment to diversity.
– Current curriculum vitae
– Formal teaching evaluations, if available
– At least one example of a publication or manuscript

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All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically
by their recommenders by visiting the link above and entering the contact information for three (3)
The online system will automatically email your recommenders a request to submit a letter via the
system. Full instructions will be provided.
Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.

December 6, 2017
CUNY Job Posting: Faculty
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian
Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be
discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or
gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.