Assistant Professor of Special Education-Early Intervention/EarlyChildhood (Tenure Track)

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Sep 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810984

Position Summary: * Maintain an active research/publication record * Teach undergraduate and graduate courses * Advise graduate students * Supervise practicum and internship experiences * Work collaboratively with other colleges within the
University * Seek external funds * Serve on committees

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The University of Alabama College of Education Department of Special Education and Multiple Abilities Position: Assistant Professor, Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education (Tenure Track) The University of Alabama, Alabama's flagship university, is a comprehensive institution whose mission is to advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the State and the nation through quality programs of teaching, research, and service. The College of Education maintains a large array of degree programs and is heavily involved in research and outreach activities throughout the Southeast region. The College seeks energetic, creative and intellectually-empowered faculty members with strong research pedigrees who can contribute to the mission of the College and help to advance its growing national prominence. Responsibilities include: * Maintain an active research/publication record * Teach undergraduate and graduate courses * Advise graduate students * Supervise practicum and internship experiences * Work collaboratively with other colleges within the
University * Seek external funds * Serve on committees Minimum Qualifications: * Earned doctorate in early childhood special education or a very closely related field * Evidence of scholarly potential for assistant professor level * To be considered at the assistant level, evidence of scholarly potential through collaboration and participation in research and submitted publications, with the potential eventually to be promoted to associate with tenure. * Three years of intervention or teaching experience in birth-3rd grade Preferred Qualifications: * Track record of completed research published or potential to complete research and publish in top-tier journals * Track record of or potential for external funding for research or substantial personnel preparation or service * Expertise in child and family assessment, working with families, collaboration and consultation, instructional strategies for children with disabilities, behavior management, and intervention methods for birth-third grade * Knowledge of curriculum requirements and trends in the
discipline * Ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders * Commitment to diversity and excellence in higher education teacher preparation programs * Knowledge of instructional technology applications and
distance delivery * Knowledge and skills in home-based services and classroom and behavior management Further information about the program and college is accessible at www.education.ua.edu. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Ragan McLeod at rhmcleod@ua.edu. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience Starting Date: August 16, 2018 Benefits: * Health and Life Insurance * TIAA-CREF available * Teachers' Retirement System of Alabama * Summer employment available on an as needed basis Application Deadline: The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. A letter of application, vita, names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references, unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework, and up to three samples of professional writing are required to complete the online application process. Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit "official" transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework.

Special Instructions: Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) to five (5) references should be included with your vita or cover letter. Attach as two (2) separate "Other Documents": 1. Document Number 1 - Up to three samples of professional writings as "Other Document" 2. Document Number 2 - Unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework as "Other Document" (Document number 1 and 2 must be attached separately as "Other Document" for application process to be complete.)

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