CUNY Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Early Childhood Special Education in New York, New York


The School of Education of Hunter College-CUNY invites applications for a tenure track position in Early Childhood Special Education (birth through grade 2) effective September 1, 2018. Appointment to this position will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full rank based on previous experience. The college places a high priority on teaching excellence and research with an expectation that the candidate will also be active in their professional field.

Applicants will be expected to: teach graduate courses that span the birth through grade 2 age range; conduct research and publish scholarly writing in early childhood special education; supervise students in field placements; develop and maintain relationships with early childhood special education programs across a variety of early childhood settings; advise graduate students; serve on department, school of education, college, and university committees; develop training and/or research grant proposals; and demonstrate leadership in the field.

The college is strongly committed to achieving excellence through diversity, and are actively seeking a diverse pool of candidates. Hunter College adheres to its motto, “Mihi Cura Futuri” (“The care of the future is mine”) in regard to educating diverse students for leadership and service to our communities, city and beyond.

Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work.


A Ph.D or Ed.D is required. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Extensive knowledge of theory and practice in early childhood special education; professional preparation and practical experience within the certification range of birth through grade 2; strong evidence of established or promising research and scholarly activity depending on rank; university teaching and supervisory experience; competence in a variety of methods and tools for university teaching, including technology. Candidates must have a commitment to work in multicultural and urban settings.


CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, 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. Faculty salary ranges are established through PSC-CUNY contracts and vary according to rank.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.


The committee will review complete applications on February 8, 2018. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position remains open after initial round. The search will continue until an appropriate candidate is found.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Early Childhood Special Education

Job ID: 18100

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular