College of Education: Teaching Asst Prof - Special Education (F1700046)

Champaign, IL
May 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Teaching Assistant Professor

Department of Special Education, College of Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Special Education seeks a full-time, nine month Teaching Assistant Professor. This is a non-tenure track position, renewable contingent upon performance reviews. The University of Illinois is a world leader in teaching, research and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge.

The Department, ranked 10th among special education departments in the nation by U.S. News and World Report (2016), is committed to the production and dissemination of new knowledge in the field. Faculty and graduate students in the Department work in diverse educational and community settings, and prepare educational professionals at the undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and post-doctoral levels. Please see our website at

Position responsibilities: The successful applicant will teach three courses (or the equivalent) each spring and fall semester. He or she will serve as an active member of the Department of Special Education. Duties will include participating in service and scholarly activities, commensurate with title.

Qualifications: Preferred candidates must hold a PhD degree in Special Education or a related field and have successful experience with college teaching. We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach a wide range of special education content courses.

Salary and Starting Date: Salary will be commensurate with experience. The proposed starting date is August 16, 2017.

Applications: To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by May 29, 2017. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Please create your candidate profile at You must upload one combined pdf file that contains the following seven documents: a cover letter that summarizes your teaching, research, and service experiences and activities; vitae; teaching statement; sample teaching evaluations; sample teaching materials; scholarly work (if available) and the names and contact information for three references. Materials must be uploaded by the closing date.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Invitations to interview may be extended before the closing date; however, no decision will be made before that date. For more information please contact the search committee chair: Professor James Shriner at or (217) 333-0260.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (

Organization Name: Special Education
College Name or Administrative Unit: College of Education
Category: Faculty and Other Academic
Open Date: 05/01/2017
Close Date: 05/29/2017


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