Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor/Coordinator VITP
Working Title Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor/Coordinator VITP Position Number 610197 Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time Tenure Track No FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months If time limited, duration date Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The NCCU School of Education offers undergraduate, graduate, licensure and professional development programs. The School offers traditional, classroom-based instruction as well as instruction via the Internet and teleconferencing. Faculty and staff bring diverse knowledge and experience, provide students with a unique learning experience; teach in small classroom size for easier access to each other and their instructors; and employ the latest technology.
Primary Purpose of Position
To teach, advise and supervise Special Education students in the Visual Impairment Training Program while conducting research in the VITP field, and providing service to the university.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Applicants must demonstrate potential for scholarly research and publication in the fields of visual impairments and/or orientation and mobility and must show potential for successful teaching and supervision at the university level. Applicants committed to preparing teachers for culturally diverse populations, and with expertise and teaching experience working with K-12 students with visual impairments are preferred
Applicant must have a master’s degree in Visual Impairment (VI) and/or Orientation and Mobility (O&M) with a minimum of 5 years of VI and/or OM supervision or an earned doctorate in special education with a specialization in VI and/or OM or related field with primary specialization in VI and/or O&M. Applicants who anticipate earning a doctorate in the aforementioned fields by December 2017 will also be considered.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
A valid teaching license in visual impairment or eligibility to receive one is required and/or a certification in orientation and mobility.