Assistant/Associate Professor of Special Education and Pedagogy

Felician University is currently seeking a full-time Special Education and Pedagogy faculty to join an energetic campus community and dedicated School of Education faculty whose excellence is reflected in its Franciscan mission, diversity and student success in the preparation of new teachers and other school personnel.  We are seeking faculty with expertise in and a working knowledge of Special Education, and Pedagogical Preparation of pre-service teachers and experience serving in P12 schools.  Successful candidates will be expected to provide the knowledge and skills students need to pursue a career in education, particularly Special Education, be actively involved in current and best practices of P12 schools, prepared to be actively involved in scholarly work, and provide service to the University, the community and the profession.


School of Education

Date Posted:

January 30, 2020

Required Education:

Candidates for appointment to the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor must hold an earned Ph.D or Ed.D. in Education or related professional field.


Experience in P12 Schools in the capacity as a Special Educator and related experience in the preparation of pre-service candidates at an institution of higher education; demonstrated knowledge of both the theoretical and pedagogical concepts in the fields of Special Education, Literacy and school-based practices; demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and research; prior experience with special populations and online/hybrid teaching; comprehensive knowledge of educational policy, compliance and working knowledge of accreditation (CAEP) and professional associations (CEC) a plus.

To Apply:

Send cover letter, CV and 3 professional references electronically to:

Dr. Stephanie McGowan, Dean
( or

via USPS to:

Dr. Stephanie McGowan, Dean
School of Education
1 Felician Way
Rutherford, NJ 07070


Commensurate with experience and rank

Start Date:

Review of candidate materials will begin immediately.  Successful candidate will begin for the fall, 2020 semester.