Assistant Professor in Special Education – Tenure Track

Location
Greensboro, North Carolina
Salary
Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor in Special Education – Tenure Track

Department of Specialized Education Services

The Department of Specialized Education Services, School of Education, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro announces the availability of a tenure-track position in Special Education at the Assistant Professor level.  The successful applicant will be an individual committed to working with key stakeholders and colleagues in preparing special and general educators to work with students with disabilities in inclusive environments.

Context:

UNCG is part of the University of North Carolina 17-campus system, and it enrolls nearly 20,000 students, including 3,500 graduate students. UNCG is classified as a high research activity university with a community engagement distinction by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Department of Specialized Education Services offers NCATE-accredited teacher education and related programs in specialized education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Bachelor's degrees are offered in Professions in Deafness; Special Education: General Curriculum; and dual major in Special Education and Elementary Education. Undergraduate degrees in early childhood are co-coordinated and implemented with the Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS). Two M.Ed. programs are offered: Special Education: General Curriculum and Birth-Kindergarten: Interdisciplinary Studies in Education and Development (in collaboration with HDFS). Notably, a Ph.D. program in Special Education is also offered.

Qualifications:

  1. Earned doctorate in special education or related field with an emphasis in inclusive education and dual licensure teacher preparation, with knowledge and skills in appropriate methodologies that support access, progress, and achievement in the general education curriculum for students with high and/or low incidence disabilities.
  2. ABD with a graduation date no later than August 1, 2018 is acceptable.
  3. Preferred:  A second related area of expertise (e.g., instructional technology, assessment, progress monitoring, evidence-based practices, high-leverage practices, positive behavioral support and intervention). 
  4. At least three years of teaching or equivalent experience with students with disabilities in K-12 environments.
  5. Established or emerging record of scholarly productivity in relevant area(s).
  6. Commitment to practice-based teacher preparation in high needs schools premised on content that supports access, equity, and inclusion delivered in face–to-face and online courses.
     

Responsibilities:

  1. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in special and general education teacher preparation and doctoral programs.
  2. Participate in program development in the area of K-12 special education in high and/or low incidence disabilities.
  3. Meet expectations for research and other scholarly activities appropriate for a doctoral degree granting institution, including peer reviewed publications and conference presentations, and interest and potential for securing external funds.
  4. Contribute to the teaching, research, and service mission of the Department of Specialized Education Services, School of Education, and university.
     

Salary:                                    Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Starting Date:                       August 1, 2018


Application Due Date:           November 15, 2017.  Review of applications will begin and continue until the position is filled.

Questions or Additional Information Related to the Position or Qualifications

Dr. Stephanie Kurtts, Co-Chair

Special Education Search Committee

E-mail:  sakurtts@uncg.edu

Dr. Marcie Rock, Co-Chair

Special Education Search Committee

E-mail: mlrock@uncg.edu

Application Procedure & Questions Related to Submission:

Submit a letter of application, vitae, names and contact information of three professional references, and transcripts (electronic submission required for all materials) to https://jobsearch.uncg.edu/postings/9137

For application related questions, please contact:

Mr. Wayne Johnson at SES@uncg.edu

Dept. of Specialized Education Services

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

P.O. Box 26170

Greensboro, NC  27402-6170

Phone:  336.334.5843        Fax:  336.334.4120      

Website:  http://www.uncg.edu/ses