Assistant Professor in Visual Impairments/Orientation and Mobility

Job description

The Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor in Visual Impairments & Orientation and Mobility.

Duties include: assisting in developing the Orientation & Mobility program, teaching four to five courses per academic year, willingness to work summer institute in Louisville, supervising practicum and interns, and providing technical assistance to local education agencies in Kentucky.

Interested applicants should include a letter of application detailing qualifications, interests, and appropriateness for the position (upload under Cover Letter), current curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita), and the names and contact information for three current professional references familiar with the applicant's work (upload under Specific Request 1).

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Donna Lee, Search Committee Chair, Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling, College of Education, University of Kentucky, 233 Taylor Education Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0001; phone 859-257-1520; [email protected]

Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Job Title
Assistant Professor in Visual Impairments/Orientation and Mobility

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8G070:Early Childhood, Spec Ed, Rehab Counsel

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

PhD or EdD in Orientation & Mobility, special education, or related field (ABD acceptable)

Required Related Experience

Current certification from ACVREP in Orientation & Mobility; PhD or EdD in Orientation & Mobility, special education, or related field (ABD acceptable); and prior experience working with individuals with visual impairments

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Current certification from ACVREP in Orientation & Mobility

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Additional certification or eligibility in Visual Impairments (VI), college teaching and supervision experience, experience with Distance Learning Technologies, and grant writing experience

Open Untill Filled

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Academic Keys
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
Optional Documents





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    Posted: 11/3/2018
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