The Woodring College of Education invites dynamic and innovative individuals with multicultural experience who are able to work across college and university departments to apply for appointment as an Assistant Professor of Special Education. The department is searching for a colleague with an expertise in Autism who also is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst OR a colleague who specializes in high incidence disabilities with an expertise and experience with Multi-tiered systems of supports.
Committed to the creation of an inclusive, supportive community of learners, Woodring College of Education seeks leaders in their professions who have experience working in culturally diverse communities and schools and who have the ability to contribute to the creation of a more just and inclusive society. Preferred applicants will have expertise working with English Language Learners and can provide bold, imaginative, and collaborative leadership to our dynamic faculty, students, and the local, state, and national communities that we serve.
The position requires a strong commitment to teaching and high quality scholarship and service. The successful candidate will be expected to fulfill teaching and mentoring responsibilities in ways that provide equitable and inclusive learning environments for all students. Position responsibilities include:
• Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Special Education
• Work with department and college to align department curriculum with state and professional standards.
• Maintain an active and visible program of scholarship.
• Participate in service within the department, college, university, community, and professional organizations.
• Advise and support undergraduate and graduate students.
• Supervise students in community-based or school settings
• Contribute to a vision for the preparation of the next generation of teachers who recognize that social justice requires a critical analysis of social, cultural, and institutional systems
• Participate in school, community and university collaborations and partnership work
• Collaborate in the development of innovative undergraduate and graduate programs, such as field-based courses; courses delivered online; hybrid courses; alternative route programs
• Maintain an active and engaged program of scholarship that addresses contemporary issues and challenges
• Mentor and support individuals who traditionally have not had access to higher education, including first-generation college students, English language learners, underrepresented and under-served student populations