Assistant Professor, Special Educ/Multiple Abilities (Clinical Faculty/Non-Tenure Earning)

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Apr 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810590

Position Summary: Teach up to 10 classes, or equivalent experiences, during the academic year Supervise internship experiences Advise undergraduate students Participate in academic citizenship Provide service within the University, to state and local education agencies, and to relevant professional organizations

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The University of Alabama College of Education Department of Special Education and Multiple Abilities Program Position: Clinical Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure Track) The Department of Special Education and Multiple Abilities provides top-quality teaching of future teachers and researchers and is seeking a nine-month-academic-year, non-tenure-earning Clinical Assistant Professor of special education. The person in this position will teach undergraduate and graduate students in areas of early childhood special education, "collaborative-teacher" special education (an Alabama term), and general education for dual-certification programs. The person will participate in research on professional development through rigorous examination of the quality of his or her teaching and the outcomes and will teach students to take an evidence-based approach to their work with children, youth, and families. Circumstances affecting continued employment include but are not limited to work performance, fund availability, and educational priorities. This position will be renewed annually based on performance and funding. Minimum Qualifications: * Earned doctoral degree in special education or related field * Expertise in learning disabilities * Demonstrated experience in academic instruction of secondary students with learning disabilities * Knowledge of curriculum requirements and trends in the discipline * 3 years experience working with children or youth with disabilities and their families * A commitment to diversity and excellence in higher education teacher preparation programs Preferred Qualifications: - Experience with innovative educational methods at the preservice level - Development and revision of course syllabi - Online teaching Responsibilities: * Teach up to 10 classes, or equivalent experiences, during the academic year * Supervise internship experiences * Advise undergraduate students * Participate in academic citizenship * Provide service within the University, to state and local education agencies, and to relevant professional organizations Further information about the college and program is accessible at www.education.ua.edu. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Robin McWilliam at ramcwilliam@ua.edu. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position is contingent on available funding. Starting Date: August 16, 2017 Benefits: -Health and Life Insurance -TIAA-CREF available -Teachers' Retirement System of Alabama -Summer employment available on an as needed basis Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications are due by June 15, 2016. Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. A letter of application and vita are required to complete the online application process. You have the option to include a cover letter and/or list of names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references as Other Document 1. Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit "official" transcript(s) of all graduate coursework.

Special Instructions: Complete online application and include current vita. You have the option to attach a cover letter. You have the option to attach a list of names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references as Other Document 1.

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