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Half-time Assistant Professor of Education

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Posting Number F000098
Position Title Half-time Assistant Professor of Education
Department Education
Division Academic Affairs
FLSA Status Exempt
Faculty Status Non-Tenure Track
Supervisor Title Chair, Education
Status Half-time Faculty
Tenure Track No
Position Summary

North Central College seeks applications for a half-time position in Education for the 2018-19 academic year beginning September 1, 2018. Doctorate in education is required but candidates with a master’s degree and extensive teaching experience will also be considered.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate expertise in Special Education. The position is primarily responsible for teaching courses leading to the Illinois St. Board of Education’s Learning Behavior Specialist 1 endorsement including a Characteristics course, a Methods course, and a Diagnosis/Assessment course along with a special education methods course for all undergraduate teacher education majors. Courses are delivered face-to-face and are held mainly in the afternoon/early evening time slots.

The position is also responsible for some supervision of student teaching and clinical experiences for a total faculty load of 15 credit hours per academic year.

Founded in 1861, North Central College is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of about 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville. The college is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit: Additional information about the Department of Education is available at North Central College is an EEO Employer.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and information for three professional references. For further information, please email Dr. Bruce Spitzer, Professor of Education and Chair, Department of Education, at

Review of applications will begin April 23, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

Employment Conditions

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College’s background screening process.

Number of Vacancies 1

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EEO Statement

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. North Central College provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation, please notify the Office of Human Resource. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Contact Information for 3 References
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