Faculty position in the College of Education, at Eastern Oregon University’s La Grande campus. This is a full-time, nine-month tenure track position in a new innovative and focused undergraduate program in Special Education requiring theoretical and practical expertise in Special Education. The College of Education values diversity among its faculty, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from culturally, linguistically, and neuro-diverse applicants.
Candidates should demonstrate:
• Commitment to quality online, face-to-face, and hybrid instruction; • Effectiveness in applying technology to teaching; • Ability to work effectively with students, staff, faculty, administration, and public-school personnel; • Experience with state licensure requirements and procedures; • Ability to conduct research and scholarly activities as well as engage in service to the University and community; and, • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Eastern Oregon University serves as an educational, cultural, and scholarly center in La Grande, Oregon, connecting the rural regions of the state to a wider world. Ranked number two in the nation as a “Best Value for Public Colleges and Universities” by Consumers Digest magazine, EOU’s beautiful setting and small size enhance the personal attention our students receive, while innovative partnerships add new educational possibilities. EOU is recognized as a national leader in distance education and offers extended opportunities at 11 centers throughout the state and beyond. The University guides student inquiry through integrated, high-quality liberal arts and professional programs that lead to responsible and reflective action in a changing and interconnected world.
-ABD in Special Education, with strong academic research background; - Broad-base knowledge and expertise of special education ; -Higher education teaching experience in face-to-face or online formats in special education or related field; -Proven ability to work effectively with university students and the community of aspiring educators and education professionals; -Experience teaching or supporting individuals with disabilities in in-home, school, or community settings. -Must satisfactorily complete EOU criminal and credential background check. Having a criminal history is not an automatic bar to employment. -In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Eastern Oregon University will not sponsor applicants for employment visas.
Additional Salary Information: Assistant/Associate Professor salary is determined by weighted years of service based upon the faculty union contract.
Internal Number: 20110126FAC
About Eastern Oregon University
Set in an historic small town, nestled at the base of the Blue Mountains and surrounded by fertile farmlands and breathtaking mountain wilderness, Eastern Oregon University is a great place to work. Eastern Oregon University is committed to students with roots in the inter-mountain rural East. A small intimate academic community, Eastern Oregon was ranked number two in the nation by Consumers Digest magazine as "Best Value for Public Colleges and Universities". With only two thousand students on campus, small intimate classes, and 350 faculty and staff who are passionate about undergraduate and graduate education and serving our rural region, EOU is a very special place.The University guides student inquiry through integrated, high-quality liberal arts and professional programs, including: 23 bachelor's degrees and partnership programs offering two bachelor's degrees in nursing and five bachelor's degrees in agriculture; more than 40 different minors; multiple pre-professional programs; and three master's degrees in business, teaching and science in education. Moreover, EOU is recognized as a national leader in distance education, offering extended opportunities for over two thousa...nd additional students at 13 centers throughout the state and beyond.Working in an environment where ideas are important, where critical thinking and collaboration are valued, can be exciting, rewarding and challenging. At EOU, you'll work with bright, diverse, and dedicated people, all of whom share a deeply personal commitment to advance and sustain a very special learning environment.