Assistant Professor in Special Education

Job description

Job location: San Antonio TAMUSA


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2018-12-20
Req: R-015409
Job Title

Assistant Professor in Special Education

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

Department Of Educator & Leadership Preparation

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

The College of Education & Human Development, Department of Educator and Leadership Preparation, seeks innovative and engaging applicants for a full-time, tenure-track appointment for an Assistant Professor Special Education-Low Incidence Disabilities. The Special Education program reflects an active faculty devoted to teaching, service, scholarship, and professional development. Department of Educator and Leadership Preparation seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning Fall 2019 for an Assistant Professor of Special Education with an emphasis in Special Education-Low Incidence Disabilities. Successful candidates will teach undergraduate/graduate level courses in special education while working collaboratively with faculty to build a comprehensive education program supporting diverse populations. Successful candidates may also supervise field-based students and clinical teachers.

 
In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will assess, mentor students, serve on departmental and College committees and work with current faculty to build department level strategic plans and processes, and support the culturally and linguistically diverse populations served by the University; and maintain professional development through engagement, interaction, and relevant activities. Candidates will be expected to work in collaboration with other colleagues in the Department of the Educator and Leadership Preparation and with community partners in addition to the involvement in campus activities and other responsibilities, as deemed necessary. 

An active service and research agenda with publications and conference presentations strongly preferred. Quality performance will be expected in teaching, student mentorship, community service, as well as active university committee participation. Preference will be given to applicants with research and teaching experience in the area of low-incidence disabilities.

Work hours vary with schedule.

The successful candidate will: 
•    Demonstrate two or more years of experience teaching at the college/university level.
•    Demonstrate experience teaching via different formats (e.g. Face to Face, Hybrid, Online)
•    Teach graduate and undergraduate classes in the Special Education program 
•    Fulfill service responsibilities to the Department of Department of Educator and Leadership Preparation and the University; 
•    Maintain professional development through engagement, interaction, and relevant activities; 
•    Work in collaboration with other colleagues in the Department of Department of Educator and Leadership Preparation and community partners, 
•    Demonstrate proficiency in technology, and 
•    Support students in preparation for Texas state certification in EC-12 Special Education (TExES Exam)
•    Demonstrate an active research agenda, or the potential for one 

Review of applicants will begin immediately. 

For review of applications, applicants may submit unofficial transcripts to the Search Committee Chair. Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, three original letters of recommendation less than one-year-old and bearing the writer's actual signature, as well as official transcripts sent directly from each degree-granting institution to the Department of Educator and Leadership Preparation. Please send materials to: 

Search Committee Chair – Special Education  
c/o Ana Hernandez
Texas A&M University-San Antonio 
Department of Educator and Leadership Preparation  
One University Way 
San Antonio, TX 78224 
E-mail: [email protected] 
(E-scripts and E-recommendations will be considered if emailed directly to [email protected]) If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator. 

Necessary Qualifications:
•    An earned Doctorate Degree in Special Education or closely related field 
•    18 graduate hours in each field(s) in which candidate will teach.  
•    Valid teacher license in special education
•    Experience working with culturally diverse populations. 
•    Evidence of teaching, service, and scholarly potential/productivity. 
•    3 years minimum lead teaching experience in a special education setting
•    Demonstrated Knowledge related to Special Education-– Low-Incidence Disabilities
•    Ability to work cooperatively with others and provide excellent customer service to students, employees and the community

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Teaching experience in higher education including advising and supervising undergraduate and graduate students.  
•    Teaching in PK-12 system – Low-incidence disabilities populations
•    Teaching experience in higher education including advising and supervising undergraduate and graduate students.   
•    Field based mentoring/supervision experience of pre-service teacher candidates
•    Proficiency in technology and applications

APPLICATION PROCESS:

For External Applicants:

Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at:  https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUSA_External Applicants. Applicants must complete the online application by either downloading your resume to auto-populate the employment application, or manually complete the application fields. After the Work History section in the application process, you can select UPLOAD to attach the required documents. *IMPORTANT: Your application is not complete unless you upload the following:

For Internal Applicants: 

Go to your Workday Profile to upload your resume to auto-populate the employment application.
1) Select CAREER
2) From top of bar, select EDUCATION
3) Upload your resume by selecting the button - UPLOAD MY EXPERIENCE
4) Select file and submit resume

Internal applicants must complete the online application by going into the Career application from the employee's Workday main page. Select 'Find Jobs' to view the list of all internal postings. Search and select the position you are interested in and click on 'Apply'. The information in your Workday profile should auto-populate the application. Scroll down to review and to UPLOAD the required documents: 

Required documents:

1) Cover letter 
2) Curriculum Vitae 
3) Teaching Philosophy Statement 
4) Name and contact information of at least three references (can be part of your cover letter)
5) Unofficial transcripts from each degree granting institution

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once the application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 1/3/2019
Application Due: 4/11/2019
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