Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor of Collaborative Special Education

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The University of North Alabama invites applications for the position of tenure-track, Assistant Professor in the Department of Elementary Education. Qualifications include: an earned doctorate in special education; a minimum of three years of successful public school experience with students who have either mild, moderate, or severe disabilities in grades K-6, 6-12, or K-12; demonstrated university teaching experience to teach undergraduate courses required for a dual K-6 certification in elementary and special education, along with online graduate courses; excellent verbal and writing skills; the ability to advise teacher education candidates; and the ability to work with P-12 students as well as P-12 schools and administrators. Additional duties shall include: university and community service initiatives; active and involved leadership role in college and university committees; and involvement with research activities. Undergraduate and graduate programs include: Collaborative Special Education K-6 and 6-12; Elementary Education (K-6); and Early Childhood (P-3). Salary will be commensurate with degree, rank, and experience. For additional information regarding the University, you may log on to our website at www.una.edu. Appointment will be effective Fall 2019. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

The University of North Alabama is a state university in Florence, Alabama. The University has an enrollment of approximately 7,650 students. It is located in a community in the midst of rolling hills near the Tennessee River with abundant outdoor recreation outdoor recreation available and local rich music and cultural heritage. For more information on the Shoals area, please copy and paste the following into your browser: http://shoalschamber.com/Live/welcome-to-the-shoals.html.

An earned doctorate in Special Education from an accredited university is required, ABD status will be considered; Demonstration of recent success as a special educator at the elementary/secondary school level required; Experience in and/or ability to deliver online instruction and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses within the department required.  Desired qualifications include: Teaching experience at the college/university level preferred; experience or interest in directing student research desired; and experience in supervision of interns in the P-12 setting desired.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/5076.  Applications will only be accepted through this system.  Please be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/CV, and reference list at the time of application.  Three letters of reference and transcripts are also required, but may be provided at a later date.  Please see the special instructions to applicants section of the posting for details.  For questions, please email [email protected] or call 256-765-4291 and select option #2.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed.  UNA is a smoke-free campus.




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Posted: 12/19/2018
Application Due: 2/17/2019
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Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.