Assistant Professor of Special Education


Job Title:

Assistant Professor of Special Education

Job ID:



City College of New York


Full/Part Time:              Full-Time


Regular/Temporary:    Regular












The Department of Learning, Leadership and Culture in the School of Education at the City College of New York invites applicants for an Assistant Professor position in Special Education, beginning in Fall 2022. The position requires a commitment to scholarly research and teaching resulting in publications and presentations, service to the department and college, and academic advisement. The successful candidate is expected to actively develop or maintain a systematic research agenda and publication record, seek external funding, collaborate with local school districts, teach courses in special education, advise students, and participate in committee work. The Assistant Professor will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory and other functions.



Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Special Education or a related field. Also required is experience working with students with exceptionalities, and the ability to address the academic/social needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students in urban settings. Candidates who possess, or would qualify for Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctoral (BCBA-D) certification, are desirable. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.



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.



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(1) Cover Letter
(2) Curriculum Vitae
(3) Statement of teaching Philosophy


Open until filled with review of applications to begin January 3, 2022.


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