Assistant/Associate Professor, Special Education 499810

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Special Education 499810

Position Type: Faculty

Position Number: 499810

Department: College of Education & Human Devel Dept

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Job Summary:
Lamar University invites application for a tenure-track, faculty position in our graduate special education/educational diagnostician programs.

The successful candidate will maintain an active research and publication agenda; provide guidance and leadership in the graduate programs in special education and specialization program for educational diagnosticians; work collaboratively with the specialeducation coordinator and department chair; teach graduate courses; supervise practicum students; advise, mentor, and provide research supervision to graduate students; fulfill service responsibilities to the department, college, university and profession; work in collaboration with other colleagues in the College of Education and Human Development as well as with our community partners; aid with recruitment activities; and develop new partnerships.

Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana. LU stresses academic achievement by emphasizing hands-on learning at all levels, providing ample opportunities for undergraduate research and supporting an excellent Honors Program.

The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The campus is conveniently located within easy reach of Houston, TX, Lake Charles, LA, and surround ing communities.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:
-An earned doctorate in special education or a closely related field; ABDs will be considered;
-Valid certification as an Educational Diagnostician or licensed as a Specialist in School Psychology;
-Established research record or evidence of a viable research agenda;
-Commitment to the professional evidenced by education, teaching, school experience, research, and professional affiliations with organizations pertaining to individuals with disabilities;
-Experience teaching graduate level courses;
-Experience supervising graduate students in field placements;
-Commitment to diversity
-Certification in special education
-Experience in teaching in special education setting, grades K-12.

Please visit our website at for more information.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
-Experience in online education and course development is preferred.

Security Sensitive Statement:
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Salary: Commensurate

Work Hours:

Posting Date: 03/07/2018

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Application Procedure:
Interested candidates should apply online at and include a curriculum vitae; statement of teaching and research interests; and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references.

Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, visit

Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.





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Posted: 3/8/2018
Application Due: 5/8/2018
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