Asst/Assoc Professor of Special Education
UNT System Overview:
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.Posting Title:
Asst/Assoc Professor of Special EducationDepartment:
DAL-Teacher Education & Admin-518200Job Location:
DallasFull Time/Part Time:
Commensurate with experienceDepartment Summary:
The School of Education at UNT-Dallas seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families, and communities by providing high-quality, student focused education in preparation for tomorrow’s careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community inspired to support.Position Summary:
The University of North Texas Dallas invites applications for the tenure-track position of Special Education -Teacher Education starting in Fall 2021. UNT Dallas – the first public institution of higher education in Dallas – offers faculty the unique opportunity to help shape the character of a 21st century, learner-focused, urban comprehensive university. Rank and salary commensurate with experience and accomplishments.
The incumbent in this tenure-track position which will be responsible for teaching four courses per semester, program coordination, supporting advisement of majors, and engaging in high quality applied research/scholarly activities and grant writing. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in curricular improvements and service and community engagement including, but not limited to development, community development, service learning, recruiting, program assessment, accreditation, student advisement, and committee leadership. Summer school teaching is possible but is dependent on budget and course demand.
• An earned doctorate (PhD or EdD) in Special Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, or School Psychology (LSSP) with at least 18 credit hours at the doctoral level in special education or an earned doctorate in a related educational field with an Educational Specialist (EdS) degree in Special Education at least 18 EdS credit hours in Special Education.
• Evidence of publishing and/or presentations as a scholar/researcher commensurate with rank.
• Demonstrated experience teaching undergraduate courses in special education for accredited higher education institutions.
• A minimum of three years teaching, diagnostician, and/or LSSP experience in the public school systems in special education.
• Special education teacher certification
• Availability to teach face-to-face, hybrid, or online for both day, evening, and/or weekend courses.
• Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.
• Research related to, but not limited to the following areas: mild to severe disabilities, assessment, transition, response to intervention, assistive technology, culturally and linguistically diverse students, or applied behavior analysis.
• Experience using technology in teaching, and experience teaching hybrid web or online courses.
• Academic experience working on a campus with culturally diverse students, staff, and faculty.
• Current diagnostician or Licensed Specialist in School Psychology certification
• Established grant writing track record
• Bilingual Spanish
Carrying, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Standing, Talk or Hear, Reaching, Sitting, Walking, Writing, Ability to communicateSecurity Sensitive:
This is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement:
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Driving University Vehicle:
F387PSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Submit a CV, a letter of application that outlines the applicant’s interest, qualifications and experience for the position, contact information for three professional references, and unofficial graduate transcripts to https://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/.
For additional information contact Mrs. Arleen Gil at 972-338-1503 or [email protected]
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed.