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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 051300 - Curriculum,Instruction & Special Ed
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
Position Open Date:

Salary Grade:  UC

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges.  For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

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Area of Specialization:

Special Education

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2020

Tenure Track Status:

Non-tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

General Duties and Responsibilities include:
-Teach four undergraduate level courses per semester in the special education program area;
-Supervise field experiences;
-Advise undergraduate students enrolled in special education programs;
-Engage in service to the department;
-Effectively collaborate with faculty in the department to achieve common goals; 
-Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Earned master’s degree in special education or a related field is required to be hired at the rank of instructor;
-A teaching license;
-A minimum of three years of K-12 special education teaching experience;
-Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching;
-Demonstrated knowledge of instructional approaches for special education students; 
-Strong technology skills.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):


Preferred Qualifications:

-Expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferred: mild/moderate disabilities, learning disabilities, or early childhood
special education;
-Specialist degree or graduate work beyond the master’s degree;
-Experience in online or distance teaching and/or teaching in multicultural and diverse settings.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Excellent interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communication, as well as strong skills in use of technology.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply to the
In addition, applicants must submit a detailed cover letter describing (a) philosophy of teaching and belief about special education pedagogy, (b),commitment to service, (c) a recent curriculum vitae, (d) photocopies of transcripts (any social security numbers should be redacted prior to submission), and (e) a total of four references including their name, address, telephone number, and email address at the time of application.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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