Boston University, Wheelock College of Education and Human Development

2057 14776
Position ID:BU-Wheelock College of Education and Human Development-LEC_SPED [#14776]
Position Title: Lecturer in Special Education
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Education / Special Education
Educational Equity, Achievement, and Reform
Appl Deadline: finished (offers accepted 2019/09/24, finished 2020/03/20, listed until 2020/03/23)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The Wheelock College of Education & Human Development at Boston University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Special Education within our Teaching & Learning department. We strongly believe that the cultural and social diversity of faculty, staff, and students is important to maintaining superior academic and research programs and building strong community. As such, we are seeking a faculty member who shares BU Wheelock’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion; the preparation of high quality special education professionals; and the advancement of research. 

BU Wheelock is seeking a faculty member to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Special Education; advise undergraduate and graduate level students; provide field based supervision of students in their clinical practicum placements; and serve as a coordinator for the program’s school-based partnership. Additional service to the program, college, and university, such as serving on committees, is expected. 

Required Qualifications
• Doctorate in Special Education or related field. 
• Minimum three years relevant teaching experience in K-12. 
• Demonstrate excellence in teaching and advising at the university level.  
• Expertise in instruction of students with disabilities, and knowledge of Special Education policies and evidence-based practices. 

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience supervising teaching candidates in the field. 

The Lecturer position begins July 1, 2020. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. As stated above, Wheelock College believes that cultural and social diversity is critical to our growth. In the statement of teaching, service, and research, please include a description of how you will support our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted electronically at:

Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Nancy Harayama,


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
2 Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215

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