Assistant Professor of Special Education

Grand Valley State University seeks an Assistant Professor in Special Education. Applicants must have a Doctorate in Special Education or closely related field by August 2021; ABD applicants will be considered if doctorate is to be completed by August 2022. Additionally, applicants must have: demonstrated ability to teach courses related to students with autism spectrum disorder, emotional disturbance, intellectual disability, and/or learning disability; a record of successful teaching or school-based experience at the PK-12 level with students with disabilities; demonstrated potential for teaching at the university level; and a record of scholarship or potential for scholarship.


Apply online at and select "Apply now."  Please include a cover letter that addresses the position qualifications and a curriculum vitae that includes evidence of expertise, teaching experience and scholarly activity. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail address for three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. Consideration of applications will begin immediately and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.


Grand Valley State University is an EOE which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. See TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)