This position is a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank. The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate special education courses in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction as well as effectively conduct practicum and student teaching supervision responsibilities. Some teaching off campus at regional extension sites and/or by other distance education methods may be required. In addition, the candidate will advise undergraduate and graduate students and will be expected to engage in scholarly activity, and provide service to the department, college, university, community, and profession. Successful candidates must show current evidence-based practices in SDI and SAS, assessment, eligibility, IEP development, behavior strategies, and assistive technology. Kentucky certification not required but preferred.
Doctorate in Special Education with an emphasis on mild to moderate disabilities from a regional accredited or internationally recognized institution. ABD candidates will be considered but degree completion must be guaranteed by the time of employment. A minimum of three years of professional experience teaching special education in public school settings.
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Posting Number: F00130P
Internal Number: 12061
About Eastern Kentucky University
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system. Richmond, ...the county seat of Madison County, is one of the Commonwealth's fastest-growing cities, with about 33,000 residents. The community provides an excellent environment for the university student and boasts a regional shopping mall, theaters, live entertainment, fine dining, cultural events and activities, as well as many areas of historic and scenic interest. Fort Boonesborough State Park, birthplace of Kentucky, is located 12 miles to the north. Many other historical sites are within easy driving distance. Scenic and recreational areas surround this section of the state .