Assistant Professor in Special Education

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Jun 02, 2017
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 tenure track, assistant professor position in Special Education. This regular title series faculty member will provide expertise in support of the learning and behavior disorders (LBD) program across elementary, middle, and secondary school levels. The appointment is a nine-month appointment, effective August 16, 2017.

Responsibilities include the following: Teach two courses each semester (fall and spring); conduct a line of research relevant to special education; advise current and incoming students; engage with P12 and university faculty in program planning, implementation, and evaluation; ensure innovative programs comply with CAEP and state standards; serve on masters and doctoral committees; and provide service to the department, college, university, and profession.

Qualifications include an earned doctorate in special education, experience as a P12 educator, a commitment to innovative inclusive education, effective collaboration with P12 partners in education, evidence of positively impacting student growth and achievement, and demonstration of effective instructional practices in schools.

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), one sample of professional writing (upload under Specific Request 1), evaluations of any college teaching (upload under Specific Request 2), and names and contact information for three current references familiar with the applicant's work (upload under Specific Request 3).

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Melinda Ault, Search Committee Chair, Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling, College of Education, 229 Taylor Education Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0001; phone: 859-257-4713, mjault@uky.edu.

Review of applications begins June 12, 2017, and continues until position is filled.




Job Title
Assistant Professor in Special Education

Requisition Number
FE01029

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 an earned doctorate (Ed.D., Ph.D.) in special education.



Required Related Experience

Experience as a P12 educator, a commitment to innovative inclusive education, effective collaboration with P12 partners in education, evidence of positively impacting student growth and achievement, and demonstration of effective instructional practices in schools.



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Open Untill Filled
Yes

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

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.



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Applicant Documents

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

PI98008473