University of North Texas - Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Jul 11, 2017
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The Department of Educational Psychology invites applications for a faculty position in Special Education at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank to begin Spring or Fall 2018 semester. The successful candidate will join a productive and culturally and intellectually diverse group of faculty. The position is for applicants with expertise in high incidence disabilities (i.e., mild-moderate disabilities, learning disabilities, and/or emotional/behavioral disorders). The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the success of the department through research, teaching, program building and graduate mentoring. Instructional roles include teaching special education courses in above noted areas, and mentoring graduate/doctoral students. The successful candidate will also be expected to lead, develop, or continue an ongoing research agenda in his/her area of expertise, including consistent publications in quality outlets, professional presentations, and externally funded projects. Effective service on dissertation committees is expected, as well as representation of the discipline and department via participation on administrative committees and other relevant service activities. The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. Minimum qualifications include: (a) an earned doctorate in Special Education or a closely related field with an appropriate special education focus (ABDs defending their dissertation by the end of the semester before the start date will be considered for Assistant Professor rank); (b) evidence of independent research/scholarship and/or external funding, commensurate with rank; and (c) teaching experience in K-12 settings with individuals with disabilities and formal university instruction commensurate with rank. For applicants to Associate Professor rank, evidence of substantial federal grant funding and/or national standing in scholarship is required.