Assistant Professor - Special Education

Position posted on: 10-09-2019

Position Summary:

The Department of Education at Lycoming College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Special Education certification program. The faculty member will work with pre-service teachers pursuing certifications in grades PreK-12. Responsibilities include but are not limited to (i) teaching undergraduate courses in special education, early childhood education, and general education, (ii) maintaining a strong record of scholarship, (iii) demonstrating a strong dedication to corporate and community service, (iv) collaborating with the department and with other departments to advance the teacher certification program, (v) advising and mentoring undergraduate students, (vi) supervising students in PreK-12 classrooms, and (vii) collaborating with local educators and leaders.


Required Experience & Qualifications:

An earned doctorate in Special Education or a closely related field by August 2020. ABD will be considered. The ideal candidate will (i) have PreK-12 classroom teaching experience in the field of special education, (ii) a successful record of, or potential for, college level teaching, research, and service.


To Apply:

Applicants should send cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Three current letters of reference from individuals familiar with the applicant’s teaching potential, scholarly activity and achievement, and potential for corporate and community service must also be included in the application. Electronic submission of application materials is required (PDF format preferred).  Please reference “Assistant Professor - Special Education” in the subject line of the email.



Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; priority will be given to completed applications received by November 8, 2019.  Post-offer, pre-employment drug screen conducted. 


Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation's oldest and most respected residential liberal arts colleges. Lycoming is ranked by Forbes as a Top ROI College and by The Princeton Review as one of The 385 Best Colleges. Lycoming College's strong endowment-per-student and fiscal acumen provide the foundation to support a first-rate undergraduate education. The College is dedicated to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education including more than 100 majors, minors, and concentrations. Our community of scholars collaborate with and mentor our diverse student body of approximately 1,200 active learners, including 35 percent international and domestic students of color, representing over 50 states, territories, and countries. Students compete in 17 NCAA Division III sports, participate in faculty-driven research, thrive in a robust program of internships, and study abroad in more than two dozen countries. Lycoming is located in Williamsport, PA, a city rich in the arts and ideally situated for outdoor recreation. Williamsport is the site of a world-class healthcare system (UPMC Susquehanna), modern manufacturing, federal offices and county seat, energy and natural gas resources, and home to and the birthplace of the Little League World Series. Learn more at

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