The Indiana University School of Education at Indianapolis (IUPUI) is seeking an exemplary Assistant or Associate Clinical faculty member to contribute to our progressive urban Teacher Education program. This position also includes the role as Program Coordinator for Special Education programs. All candidates in teacher education at IUPUI are required to take integrated special education coursework. Many undergraduates seek dual certification in general and special education. We also offer graduate special education certification and a master's degree in Special Education. A doctoral minor in Critical Disability Studies is in development.
The School of Education at IUPUI is an urban serving institution located in the heart of Indianapolis. Our School of Education has approximately 30 full time faculty all of whom are actively engaged in teaching, scholarship of teaching, and research focused on urban education. Many of our faculty have scholarship interests that focus on social justice and anti-racist practices, partnerships with urban communities and schools, and critical perspectives in education. Our Teacher Education program is specifically designed to engage in partnerships with urban schools. For more information, visit our website at: www.education.iupui.edu.
Teach special education courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in Elementary or Secondary Teacher Education.
Provide instructional coaching to dual licensure (general and special education) preservice teachers in inclusive urban school settings.
Engage in the scholarship of teaching.
Serve as Program Coordinator of Special Education Programs. This role includes reviewing applications, advising students, scheduling courses and instructors, coordinating student teaching placements, coordinating benchmark assessments, coordinating accreditation assessments, and organizing team meetings.
Provide service to School and university committees, professional organizations, and the community.
Doctorate in Special and/or Inclusive Education or related area, such as Disability Studies in Education.
Professional teaching experience in urban K-12 schools.
Curricular and instructional expertise in Universal Design for Learning, Culturally Responsive Pedagogy, and other asset pedagogies.
Demonstrated excellence in university teaching, including scholarship of teaching.
Record of positive impact with youth in urban schools, universities, and/or communities.
Department Contact for Questions:
Direct questions about the position or program to Dr. Kathleen King Thorius, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. IUPUI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Individuals who require accommodations to participate in the application process should notify Ashley Clemons at email@example.com with appropriate advance notice. We seek greater diversity in our faculty and welcome applications from People of Color, individuals with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and members of other underrepresented groups.
OAA #: IN-EDUC-EDUC21001
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 10986
About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.