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Visiting Professor - Graduate Special Education

Manhattan College
Job Location:
Riverdale, New York
Special Education

The Department of Education at Manhattan College seeks an outstanding applicant for the position of visiting professor with a start date in January 1, 2022. This search is open to candidates specializing in all areas of Special Education. Priority will be given to those with expertise in the areas of 1) Special Education with reading background 2) College administrative and graduate teaching experience 3) Elementary/Adolescent classroom experience. Experience with accreditation is preferred.

The successful candidate must ascribe to the Lasallian mission, hold a Doctorate in Special Education and have a proven commitment to teaching and advising students. We seek a faculty member with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity in order to attract and retain a diverse, talented student body. Manhattan College Education faculty are expected to maintain high-quality teaching. Research, scholarship and education as mutually supportive activities. This candidate must also be committed to the teacher-scholar model.

This is an excellent time to join the School/ Department of Education. Manhattan College offers master degrees which include: Five Year programs in Childhood or Adolescence Students with Disabilities (BS, BA/MS Ed) as well as M.S.Ed. degrees for individuals who are initially certified in Childhood or Adolescence in English or Math or Social Studies who are seeking Students with Disabilities certification. We also offer a Dual/Childhood Students with Disabilities program for candidates who have limited background in education. In addition, students can earn an Advanced Certificate in Bilingual Education.

Our special education master’s degrees lead to New York State teaching certifications. They blend theory and practical experience, which enhances their understanding and application of content. Multiple opportunities are provided for clinic based experiences, fieldwork and internships with our New York City partner schools including the New York City Department of Education school districts in the Bronx, as well as Yonkers Public Schools and the New York Archdiocese Schools. These placements serve as learning laboratories for our students. Furthermore, collaborations afford opportunities for networking and future employment. Manhattan College organizations for students include Kappa Delta Pi and Council for Exceptional Children.

Manhattan College is a Catholic coeducational institution of higher learning in the Lasallian tradition of excellence in teaching and research, respect for individual dignity, and commitment to social justice inspired by the innovator of modern pedagogy, John Baptist de La Salle. Manhattan College offers degree programs in the liberal arts, business, education, engineering, and science. The College has approximately 3,500 full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in over 40 fields of study and is committed to excellence in teaching a diverse student body and preparing students for successful careers and fulfilling lives. Manhattan College is ranked 13th in US News & World Report’s Best Regional Universities in the North and is recognized among the top colleges in the region for undergraduate teaching and veterans.

Manhattan College’s tree-lined campus is located in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx, adjacent to Van Cortland Park. Our New York City location offers easy access to all of the world class cultural, artistic, educational, and business activities.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled or stated deadline.

 A detailed curriculum vita, descriptions of teaching and research interests, and the names and addresses of three references should be uploaded as .pdf documents via the on-line application. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by 12/05/21, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Please contact Trace Lahey, Chair of Education at with any questions.

Manhattan College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer with a strong commitment to racial, cultural and gender diversity. Manhattan College welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. An AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V.

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