Assistant Professor in Intellectual Disability/Autism (Tenure Track)
The Intellectual Disability/Autism (ID/Autism) Programs at Teachers College, Columbia University seek a tenure-track Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in Special Education, Psychology, Human Development or related field, a strong record of scholarship in a clear line of research focused on individuals with developmental disabilities, and strong evidence of potential for external funding. The ideal candidate will have research expertise focused on individuals with developmental disabilities during the late childhood, adolescence, or post-secondary periods in addition to strong quantitative group-level methodological and statistical skills. Candidates should have an explicit commitment to diversity and to advancing understanding and outcomes for underrepresented groups. Research and/or professional experience in PK-12 schools is strongly preferred.
The candidate will be expected to teach MA and PhD level courses (2 courses per semester), advise doctoral and master’s students, provide dissertation research sponsorship for doctoral students, and participate in service at the Department and College level.
Located in the New York City, Teachers College is consistently ranked one of the top schools of education in the nation. Our MA and EdM programs prepare students for special education certification as teachers of students with and without disabilities and our research-intensive doctoral programs utilized a research-apprenticeship model of training.
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Appointment begins September 1, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact Professor Laudan Jahromi, Chair of Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Teachers College as an institution is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment. In offering education, psychology, and health studies, the College is committed to providing expanding employment opportunities to minorities, women, and persons with disabilities in its own activities and in society.
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About Teachers College, Columbia University
TEACHERS COLLEGE is the graduate school of education, psychology and health professions of Columbia University. The College was founded in 1887 by philanthropist Grace Hoadley Dodge and philosopher Nicholas Murray Butler to provide a new kind of schooling for the teachers of poor children of New York, one that combined a humanitarian concern to help others with a scientific approach to human development