Assistant Professor of Inclusive Education/Lab School EC Administrator #161028
Posting Information: This is a tenure-track, 10-month position. The successful applicant will join a strong faculty in the Special and Inclusive Education programs within the School of Teaching and Learning at one of the nation's most beautiful and dynamic universities. In a program that highly values collaboration and diversity, the successful candidate will be expected to teach special education courses for students in the elementary and inclusive education undergraduate programs, professional education sequence, and special education graduate program; engage strongly in research; have strong digital/computer literacy knowledge, online teaching experience and interest in learning new technology skills; collaboratively advise undergraduate and graduate students with professional advisors; and have specialty knowledge in student teacher internship supervision. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to teach students in both on campus and distance education formats. The successful candidate will have experience in providing local, state, and national service to the public schools and to the profession. Preference will be given to candidates who can work collaboratively across disciplines to address the education of students living in diverse environments and embrace the scholarship of engagement model.
Minimum Training & Experience Requirements: The successful candidate should document: doctorate in special education from an accredited institution; expertise in and experience working with children and youth with mild to moderate disabilities including learning, intellectual and emotional and/or behavioral disabilities. Experience with inclusion models and co-teaching is required. Additional experience with administration of Exceptional Children Programs in public or laboratory schools is expected. Eligibility for North Carolina licensure in Exceptional Children's Program education, general curriculum and a minimum of three years of public school instructional experience required.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to the candidate with a doctorate in special education from an accredited institution; experience teaching methods and assessment courses for mild to moderate disabilities; experience in online instruction and development of online courses; and experience with inclusive education and co-teaching models (dual preparation and licensure in elementary and special education), culturally responsive pedagogy, and administrative experience. The successful candidate also should demonstrate potential for scholarly productivity in concurrence with the Boyer Model of Scholarship including conference presentations, peer reviewed scholarship, and external funding opportunities. Faculty member will teach and supervise interns and will share program responsibilities and produce scholarship and provide service to the university lab school. Online and face-to-face instruction will be required and varied from semester to semester. Consistent participation in on-campus responsibilities is expected. Applicants should provide evidence of qualifications and experiences. Also, applicants should demonstrate the potential to work collaboratively and across disciplines, contribute to the department's multicultural and diversity goals, and show successful collaboration with in-service teachers in public school settings.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Application materials must include the following attachments: 1. A cover letter describing how applicant's strengths and professional qualifications relate to the position and how the applicant can contribute to our diversity and education goals. Along with highlighting strengths, please cite specific knowledge, skills, & abilities required for this position in your cover letter. This includes the minimum and preferred qualifications. 2. A current and complete curriculum vita. 3. Unofficial copies of transcripts of undergraduate and graduate degree programs completed. 4. Names, addresses (including titles and institutions), telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least five (5) references. OPTIONAL Attachment: 5. Other supporting materials relevant to the candidate's scholarship and teaching. Inquiries can be directed to: Marissa Ray Search Committee Co-chair, email: [email protected]