Assistant or Associate Professor in Special Education -- Orientation and Mobility

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Jun 02, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling (EDSRC) in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a non-tenure track, clinical assistant/associate professor position in Special Education - Orientation and Mobility (O&M). The appointment is a nine-month appointment, effective August 16, 2017. The position is an initial two-year appointment, renewable in two-year increments, depending on the availability of state funding for the position.

Responsibilities include the following: Assist in developing the O&M program, teach four courses per year, assist with summer institute in Louisville, and provide technical assistance to local education agencies in Kentucky.

Required qualifications include current certification from ACVREP in O&M; PhD or EdD in O&M, special education, or related field (ABD acceptable); and prior experience working with individuals with visual impairments. Preferred qualifications include additional certification or eligibility in Visual Impairments (VI), college teaching and supervision experience, experience with distance learning technologies, and grant writing experience.

Please note that, to be considered an applicant, an application must be submitted via the UK Jobs site. Interested applicants should include, along with the nomination form, a letter of application detailing qualifications (upload under Cover Letter), current curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita), and one sample of professional writing (upload under Specific Request 1). Please also provide the names and contact information for at least three current references when prompted in the application. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Donna Brostek Lee,
Search Committee Chair, Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Kentucky, 229 Taylor Education Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0001; phone 859-257-1520; fax 859-257-1325; donna.b.lee@uky.edu.

Review of applications begins June 19, 2017, and continues until the position is filled.




Job Title
Assistant or Associate Professor in Special Education -- Orientation and Mobility

Requisition Number
FE01030

Working Title


Department Name
8G070:Early Childhood, Spec Ed, Rehab Counsel

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position
Faculty

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

Required qualifications include current certification from ACVREP in O&M; PhD or EdD in O&M, special education, or related field (ABD acceptable).



Required Related Experience

Prior experience working with individuals with visual impairments.



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Preferred qualifications include additional certification or eligibility in Visual Impairments (VI), college teaching and supervision experience, experience with distance learning technologies, and grant writing experience.



Open Untill Filled
Yes

University Community of Inclusion

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
Optional Documents

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