Assistant Professor, Special Education

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The School of Education, at Kentucky State University invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position as Assistant or Associate Professor in Special Education, with an emphasis in Learning and Behavior Disorders (LBD).  Doctorate in Special Education or related field required. Successful experience as a P-12 special education teacher; in teaching online courses; and in teaching university-level courses in special education required.  Applicants must have professional training and experience in gathering, storing, analyzing, and utilizing electronic data for student growth and program improvement.  Must have experience in assessing P-12 student performance, gathering and analyzing data, creating reports for IEPs, and leading/attending ARC meetings. The position requires adept use of at least two electronic data systems commonly used in higher education, including and not limited to a data management system (e.g., Banner, Oracle’s PeopleSoft); a course management system (e.g., Blackboard, Canvas); and/or a student/program assessment system (e.g., LiveText, Campus Labs).

Education/training and experience is required in identifying, collecting, entering, storing, collating, analyzing, applying, and utilizing data to guide student growth and instructional/program improvement.  Applicants need to be able to design assessment instruments, verify their validity and reliability, and use them to evaluate student and program performance. Applicants with skills in identifying, correctly and creatively using, and providing instruction in the use of current, innovative technology in P-20 education are preferred. Applicants must have skills in innovatively teaching courses in special education; advising and supporting students; communicating professionally and effectively verbally and in writing; being open and able to work collaboratively and effectively with internal and external stakeholders in education, health, business, and the community; and writing and managing program grants with a team.  Participation in professional organizations related to education and special education is expected.

Applicants must send a complete application consisting of cover letter of application, current vita, copies of transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy to:

Office of Human Resources
Kentucky State University
Office of Human Resources
400 East Main Street 
Frankfort, KY 40601 




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Posted: 10/11/2018
Application Due: 12/6/2018
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