The Department of Educator Preparation seeks a broadly prepared and experienced educator for a 9-month full-time, tenure track appointment as an Assistant or Associate Professor in Special Education. The successful candidate will teach online and face-to-face courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in Special Education (SPED)-High Incidence Disabilities (mild to moderate); deliver content in an online, hybrid/blended; and traditional face-to-face format; employ effective teaching and classroom management which enhances the success of diverse learners; develop new curriculum and modify existing courses, and actively seek and participate in professional development opportunities. The successful candidate must engage in scholarly work consistent with a well-defined research agenda that yields procurement of extramural funding, publication of peer-reviewed manuscripts in top-tiered journals, and the facilitation of presentations at well-respected local, regional, and national conferences. Additionally, this person must provide service to the department and university, engage in accreditation procedures and program assessment, and advise, mentor, and recruit undergraduate and graduate students.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The College of Education is a learning centered organization that prepares educational and human service leaders who create, use, and share, knowledge on equity, access, and advocacy in local, national, and global communities. The Department of Educator Preparation provides the professional studies component for the preparation of effective teachers and school personnel at the bachelor’s degree and master’s degree levels. The department prepares pre-service teacher education candidates and in-service teachers with the content knowledge, content pedagogy, and professional dispositions necessary to impact student learning. Faculty immerse candidates in research literature and best practice on culturally responsive instruction, data collection and data analytics, and reflective practice so they can improve student learning, develop educational leadership, and advance the profession. In addition, the department offers graduate programs in areas of elementary education, reading, instructional technology and special education.
Internal job number: 001152
The position requires an earned Doctoral degree in Special Education or a closely related field at the time of the anticipated appointment. Experience in teaching special education methods and introduction to special education for both elementary and secondary education majors. Experience in teaching child or adolescent development. Experience in effective field supervision. Involvement in professional organizations.
The candidate will have an earned doctoral degree from an accredited university in Special Education or a closely related discipline by the anticipated date of appointment. An emphasis in special education is preferred. At least three years of teaching experience in a public school setting (Grades K-12) is preferred. Experience in special education or a closely related field strengthens the application.
We seek a colleague with demonstrated experience providing instruction to undergraduate and graduate candidates, particularly pre-service teacher education candidates and in-service classroom teachers.
The preferred candidate will have demonstrated record of scholarly productivity commensurate with an appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This activity includes manuscript publications in top[tier peer reviewed journals, procurement of extramural funds, and presentations facilitated at well respected meetings and conferences.
Preferred candidates will have demonstrated experience working with culturally diverse populations as well as experience working with urban high poverty and Title I Schools; the preferred candidate should also have a background in and willingness to assume a leadership role at the local, state, and/or national/international levels. Demonstrated experience and effective instruction to undergraduate and graduate Special Education teacher candidates. Experience or knowledge of CAEP or related accrediting bodies. Knowledge of and experience with edTPA.
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