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Earned doctorate in Special Education or closely related field. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the position requires successful completion of all doctoral requirements by the agreed upon start date.
Experience in teaching students with learning disabilities.
Experience teaching graduate or undergraduate special education courses.
Demonstrated potential for quality research and other scholarly activities.
Candidates must be eligible for NC Public School licensure.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Reading Education and Special Education Department in the Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University seeks qualified candidates to fill one tenure-track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in the Special Education Program. We are seeking applicants with expertise in teaching and an active research agenda with students identified with learning disabilities. The duties include teaching, research, and service. Specific responsibilities will include:
Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses at on- and off-campus sites;
Actively engaging in scholarly work;
Engaging in service to the department, college, university, and profession;
Collaborating with colleagues in the program, department, university, and PreK-12 schools;
Advising undergraduate and graduate students; and
A demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence.
Expertise in working with students who have Emotional & Behavioral Disorders (EBD).
Record of or potential for securing external funding.
Commitment to value and support the diversity and inclusion efforts of the university (https://diversity.appstate.edu).
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.