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Department Information The Special Education program, housed within the Department of Literacy and Special Education in the College of Education at the University of West Georgia, invites dynamic applicants to join our growing program. The College of Education at the University of West Georgia is doctoral granting recognized leader in preparing exemplary practitioners for a variety of educational roles. The College of Education offers high level technological support, mentoring for new faculty, assistance seeking research funding, and opportunities to partner with area school districts and to work with graduate students at all levels. Located 45 miles west of Atlanta, the University of West Georgia is rapidly growing, with programs at the undergraduate level through the doctorate, and a diverse faculty and student population. Our 645 acre campus offers modern, state-of-the-art facilities complimented by beautiful green spaces. It ranks as one of the Southeast’s best public regional comprehensive universities.Job Summary The successful candidate may assume a range of responsibilities including (1) teaching undergraduate and/or graduate level courses, with an emphasis on high quality face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online instruction; or (2) supervising students in field experiences in various school settings; and (3) working collaboratively with faculty in the College of Education.Required Qualifications
Earned Master’s degree in special education and/or closely related fieldMinimum of 3 years of experience in teaching children with disabilities in school settingsExpertise in the field of adapted or general curriculum special educationInterest and ability in working with and mentoring students
Earned doctorate in special education or a closely related field (ABD may be considered)Experience with distance technology and/or online teaching in educational settingsSuccessful experience with developing and delivering instruction at the college levelSuccessful collaboration with colleagues to expand undergraduate and graduate curricula
Required Documents to Attach Please submit a letter of interest addressing the qualifications cited above, curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended.Contact Information
Dr. John Ponder, Department Chair
Department of Literacy and Special Education College of Education, University of West Georgia 1601 Maple Street, Carrollton, GA 30118 [email protected]
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Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) requires official transcripts upon official appointment.
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia's affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.
Special Applicant Instructions Review of applications will be reviewed beginning July 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Electronic submissions are required. Only applicants that meet the required qualifications will be considered.