Clinical Assistant Professor of Special Education (76959)Location:
Gainesville, FLOpen Date:
Jul 6, 2021Description:
The College of Education at the University of Florida is currently accepting applications for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Special Education.
Successful applicants for this non-tenure track position will demonstrate the ability to provide leadership and advise students in our online Master of Education and Education Specialist degree programs, teach in those and other programs in special education, and collaborate effectively with colleagues in the School of Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies and across the College of Education.
Salary for this twelve-month faculty appointment is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Employment for the selected candidate can begin as early as August 16, 2021.
Online programs in the College of Education are ranked #1 in the nation. The UF Special Education program is ranked #4 nationally and is accredited by Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. Qualifications:
- a doctorate in special education
- experience teaching in K-12 settings
- experience successfully delivering teacher preparation and/or teacher professional development
- providing coaching/supervision in teacher preparation and/or teacher professional development
- coordinating academic/professional programs
Applicant should upload all materials to the University of Florida’s employment website https://jobs.ufl.edu. If you need technical assistance, contact Human Resources at 352-392-2477. Please provide the following:
- A cover letter addressing required and desired qualifications and applicant’s commitment to providing a productive educational experience for all students
- Curriculum vitae
- Contact information for three references
Applicants should reference requisition 76959, position number 00027427. Applicants should include a CV, cover letter, and contact information for three individuals who maybe contacted for reference checking purposes. Applications should be received by July 20, 2021. Applications received after this date will be reviewed at the discretion of the search committee. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US.
Inquiries about the position can be addressed to Dr. Penny Cox, Search Committee Chair at [email protected] or 352-273-4280.
Information about the special education program is available on our web site (https://education.ufl.edu/special-education/).
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The selection process will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of “Florida’s Government in the Sunshine” and Public Record Laws. Applications, CVs, and other documents related to the search may be available for public inspection. The University of Florida, the College of Education, and the School of Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies are strongly committed to diversity in the workplace. We invite applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.
The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside the US are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Education at the University of Florida, founded in 1906, has consistently been ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in the nation in Online Graduate Education for the last six years, 3rd nationally for undergraduate education and 12th nationally among public graduate colleges of education (U.S. News & World Report). Two of the College's academic programs occupy top-20 spots in the U.S. News rankings: Counselor Education (2nd) and Special Education (5th). Our Teachers, Schools & Society (TSS) program was named the 2020 Program of the Year by the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED). The College has added 45 faculty in the past three years. Cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and public scholarship—often conducted in partnership with other UF colleges, school districts and communities across the state and nation—are yielding powerful learning systems and models that are helping to transform education in today’s changing world, starting with our youngest learners. The College is engaged in four of UF’s priority research areas—early childhood studies, precision learning, analysis of learning analytics, and artificial intelligence in education. The College has 108 full-time faculty members with distinguished records in teaching, research and service. Faculty researchers last year garnered more than $107 million in awards supporting studies and projects addressing education’s most critical issues. Teaching is one of several areas of study from which UF education students can choose. More than 3,000 education students are enrolled on campus and online in 29 bachelor’s and advanced degree programs and concentration areas, within nine academic specialties: K-12 Curriculum and Instruction • Counseling & Counselor Education • Early Childhood Education • Educational Leadership • Higher Education Administration • Research & Evaluation Methods • School Psychology • Special Education • Student Personnel in Higher Education. To sustain the college's innovative edge deep into the 21st century, heightened emphasis on emerging technologies, advanced graduate studies and interdisciplinary research will effectively prepare tomorrow's leaders in all education disciplines. The College's educator preparation programs have been continuously accredited by CAEP and NCATE since 1954. More than 30,000 UF “EduGator” alumni are located throughout the world. Follow us: @UF_COE (Twitter) and @UF.COE (Facebook)
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Florida, founded in 1853, is a public land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant research university and one of the most academically diverse universities in the nation. U.S. News & World Report ranks UF 6th among public universities. National rankings such as 2nd by Kiplinger and 20th in Forbes in their respective lists of “Best Values in Public Colleges” are a result of UF’s commitment to provide the highest quality education at the best value. UF is home to 16 colleges and more than 200 research, service and education centers, bureaus and institutes, and boasts more than 4,000 faculty members, 50,000 students and 415,000 living alumni. Faculty scholars last year generated more than $838 million in research awards. UF recently launched a $70 million AI partnership with NVIDIA, taking the first step toward ensuring equitable access to bringing AI to students and faculty from across campus and the state. The Florida Legislature designated UF as a “preeminent” state university in 2013. UF recently hired almost 500 new faculty.
ABOUT THE AREA: UF is situated in Gainesville in North Central Florida, a progressive college town that blends big-city cultural and athletic offerings with small-town friendliness and charm, along with excellent schools. Gainesville, located about halfway between the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, is often recognized as one of America’s best college towns and is easily accessible to three major metropolitan areas (Jacksonville, Orlando and Tampa). The National Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Gainesville as a “Tree City USA” every year since 1982. Add the allure of Florida’s famous sunshine, tropical breezes, and abundant wilderness, springs, rivers and seashores nearby, and it is little wonder that top-caliber faculty and students find our College and University to be the perfect balance of premier academics and a fulfilling lifestyle.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.