PhD program in special education at the University of Miami

ARE YOU READY FOR A CHANGE?
Develop Your Skills to Reach the Next Generation of Teachers and Students
Get your Ph.D. in Education with a specialization in SPECIAL EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
Department of Teaching and Learning School of Education and Human Development

AS A Ph.D. STUDENT IN OUR DEPARTMENT YOU WILL:
• Be enrolled in a full-time graduate program
• Participate in exciting research projects that provide
• a yearly stipend of $21,000 with health benefits
• opportunities to gain hands-on research experience through classroom-based
projects
• work collaboratively with experienced authors • present at national and
international conferences
• get your research published
• Receive expert mentoring in teaching at the college level
• Mentor undergraduate teacher preparation candidates
• Complete an original dissertation research study under expert guidance
• Graduate with your Ph.D. in 3-4 years
• Have the credentials and expertise to compete successfully for faculty positions at
colleges and universities
Apply online at http://www.miami.edu/gs/index.php/graduate_school/apply/
Department of Teaching and Learning
School of Education and Human Development University of Miami
5202 University Drive Coral Gables, FL 33124 305-284-4961

Open rank, tenure-track position with emphasis on child maltreatment, Penn State

The Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education (EPCSE, http://www.ed.psu.edu/epcse) in the College of Education invites applications for one open rank tenure-track faculty position. Possible areas of research include (but are not limited to) the influence of child maltreatment on academic learning outcomes; school-based prevention efforts designed to prevent or mitigate the effects of child maltreatment; or efforts to engage school-based personnel to screen, detect, or intervene effectively when confronted with signs of potential child maltreatment in school settings. Applicants should demonstrate a funded program of original research and a publication record commensurate with their experience. Responsibilities include teaching both undergraduate and graduate level courses as well as directing theses/dissertations. An earned doctorate in Educational Psychology, Counselor Education, School Psychology, Special Education, Social Work, or a closely related field, and the promise of outstanding scholarly accomplishments are required. The successful candidate will have access to departmental research facilities including the Educational Risk Initiative, Curriculum and Instruction, and Education Policy Studies. Candidates should complete an online application and upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, the names of three professional references and supporting materials (p)reprints. The job code is #53871. For inquiries about this position, email Kathleen J. Bieschke, Department Head and Search Chair, kxb11@psu.edu.

https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000855470-01

University of South Florida doctoral studies

Professor Jeannie Kleinhammer-Tramill and colleagues at the University of South Florida are soliciting applications for a new cohort of Ph.D. students to begin doctoral studies in the fall of 2015. They are recruiting for a diverse group of individuals who want to prepare for roles as faculty members in special education and special education policy leadership. Those who are selected for the program will receive scholarships of up to $30,000 per year for full-time study to complete the doctorate in special education with emphasis on educational policy leadership. Download the accompanying flyer for additional information.

Sprout Film Festival in Winchester Virginia

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The Arc & Sprout Film Festival, screening films featuring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will take place in Winchester, VA, on Tuesday 11 November through Friday 14 November 2014! This four day festival is presented by The Arc of Northern Shenandoah Valley and will take place on the days and at locations as follows:

  • Tuesday – Alamo Drafthouse Cinema 10am & 6pm
  • Wednesday – Bright Box Community Theater 7pm
  • Thursday – Woodstock Community Theater 10am
  • Friday – Shenandoah University 2pm

Anthony Di Salvo, Executive Director of Sprout, will be presenting the films and running a Q&A at all the screenings. Throughout the four days there will be a variety of short documentaries, narratives and music videos screened. Get additional information and view a trailer about the festival.

IUP Assistant Professor—Special Education and Clinical Services

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

The Department of Special Education and Clinical Services invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment, beginning August 2015. Only online applications will be accepted. To view the full description and apply for this position, please visit www.iup.edu/employment (posting # F15-021).

IUP is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H/V Indiana University of Pennsylvania is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

Autism Center Director at SE Missouri State

Director

Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment
(Full Time/Term)

Primary Responsibilities

Provide leadership and oversight for the University Autism Center for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders. The director serves as the primary supervisor and coordinator for all staff and the collaborative partners that share the facility.

Required Qualifications

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Assistant Prof at Millersville U.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR SPECIAL EDUCATION

The Millersville University Department of Early, Middle, and Exceptional Education seeks an Assistant Professor of Special Education beginning August 2015. Minimum qualifications include ABD status in special education, or a closely related field, 4 years of successful full-time teaching experience with Pre-K – 8 individuals demonstrating a broad range of disabilities. Highly regarded for its instructional quality and strong commitment to diversity, Millersville University is a learner-focused institution located in historic Lancaster County, known for its excellent schools and vibrant arts community, and close to Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, and NYC. MU enrolls about 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students. We seek individuals who embrace our public mission and value exploration, professionalism, integrity and compassion.

For a full listing of qualifications and to apply, go to http://jobs.millersville.edu/postings/1255 and complete a faculty application. Full consideration given to applications received by November 23, 2014. Direct questions to Dr. Richard Mehrenberg, search committee chair, at Richard.Mehrenberg@millersville.edu

An EO/AA institution.
Apply Here : http://www.Click2Apply.net/hpwk432

Director of Education at UW-Tacoma

The University of Washington, Tacoma, announced a search for a Professor and Director of the Education Program. The position, which is slated to begin in July of 2015, will be for the nine-month academic year plus a three-month summer period. The Director will report to the UWT Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and should be committed to helping the program transition from its program status into a departmentalized school of education. Review of applications begins 1 November 2014.

Please download the accompanying PDF for more a comprehensive description of the position.

Tenure Track Faculty Positions at WVU for FALL 2015

West Virginia University announces the availability of 3 open-rank, tenure-track faculty positions in the following areas:

  • Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • Moderate/Severe Disabilities
  • Gifted Education

These 9-month positions require teaching, research, and service. A description and directions for submitting an application are available at: http://cehs.wvu.edu/fac_staff/jobs. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2014.

FMI: Barbara Ludlow, Professor and Chair, Barbara.Ludlow@mail.wvu.edu or 304-293-3835.

Department Chair in Ed Leadership and Counseling at Southeast Missouri State University

Southeast Missouri State University is conducting a search for a tenured Associate or Full Professor/Chairperson in the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling to begin January 1, 2015

Primary Responsibilities

 

The Chairperson maintains standards, policies and procedures for a department with two distinct disciplines: Educational Leadership and Counseling. The department serves graduate students and offers degrees including Master’s Degree programs in Educational Administration, School Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, and Higher Education Administration. Specialist level degrees are offered for Educational Administration, Counseling Education, and Educational Leadership Development. The Department also supports a Cooperative Ed.D. program in partnership with the University of Missouri.

Responsibilities include administration, leadership, teaching, faculty-personnel relations, student recruitment, department liaison, student development, and management/budget oversight consistent with a diverse graduate level department. In addition, the chairperson maintains an active, scholarly and service agenda. The Chairperson of the department has a reduced teaching load.

Required Qualifications

         Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Educational Leadership/Administration (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university)

  • Demonstrated record of administrative/leadership experience
  • Ability to champion both counseling and administration programs
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ELCC and CAEP/NCATE standards
  • Demonstrated success with scholarly research
  • Excellent record of college/university teaching
  • Experience/knowledge of administrative and counseling accreditation and certification processes
  • Demonstrated commitment to shared governance
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of faculty morale and enthusiasm
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with multi-cultural populations and awareness of issues affecting women and minorities

Read the full HR posting of the position and get additional information regarding the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling.

Tenure-line Position in Special Education at Kent State University

The School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences (LDES) in the College and Graduate School of Education, Health, and Human Services (EHHS) at Kent State University announces a tenure-line at the Assistant or Associate rank in Special Education, beginning in August 2015. We are seeking qualified applicants with a research focus in the area of high-incidence disabilities. Applicants with specific expertise in instructional design and delivery, curriculum development, and/or educator preparation are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin Nov 1, 2014 and acceptance of applications will continue until the position is filled.

For the full position announcement please visit our website at:

https://jobs.kent.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1410555296710

For additional information, you may also contact Search Co-Chairs Drs. Pena L. Bedesem (pbedesem@kent.edu) and Brian R. Barber (bbarber8@kent.edu).

New Faculty Position in Special Education at Texas State University

Texas State University invites qualified individuals to apply for an assistant professor position in the area of Special Education with an emphasis in Learning Disabilities and Inclusion (Learning Disabilities/Inclusion). Responsibilities include teaching courses in the special education program, including advanced courses in learning disabilities; maintaining an active research agenda including conducting research, publishing, and exploring grant opportunities; advising students; participating in program assessment and improvement activities; and providing service to the program, university, and profession. For more information, please go to:

http://facultyrecords.provost.txstate.edu/faculty-employment/faculty-employment/2015-17.html

You may also contact Dr. Stephen Ciullo (ciullo@txstate.edu) or Dr. Brenda Scheuermann (brenda@txstate.edu).

Iowa technology center director

The Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research (ICATER) at the University of Iowa is seeking candidates for the position of Director of ICATER. ICATER assists students, educators, parents, and education professionals through training, education and research to achieve full access and participation in their communities. The Instructional Services Director will oversee the center and programs, develop and evaluate programming, provide consultative services, and act as liaison to public and private agencies and constituents on assistive technologies to enhance resources available to users.

Please see the accompanying document for more details.

This is a full time Professional & Scientific staff position. It may be filled at any time. Information on how to apply is available at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/ under Professional & Scientific positions. Search Jobs and refer to requisition #64612.

For additional information about this position, please contact

Vilia Tarvydas:
ICATER Interim Director
The University of Iowa
College of Education
N168 Lindquist Center
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1529

U. Oregon open-rank position

The Department of Special Education and Clinical Sciences at the University of Oregon is seeking to hire a tenure-line faculty member in Special Education with expertise in the design, development, and delivery of instruction in core academic areas (e.g., reading, writing, and mathematics). For full position description and application information, please visit our website at: http://jobs.uoregon.edu/unclassified.php?id=4477. Apply by August 15, 2014, to be assured of consideration.

PhD Opportunity – University of Kansas

Graduate Research Assistantship – Study K-12 Online Learning and Students with Disabilities

Dear Colleagues,

I wanted to share with you an opportunity we have at the University of Kansas for students interested in researching K-12 online learning while pursuing a doctorate in special education here in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area at the University of Kansas.  We are looking for graduate research assistants with a desire to work and study at the Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities (COLSD) (see http://centerononlinelearning.org) located at the University of Kansas.  Funding for the assistantship is competitive; it will cover all tuition and related fees as well as an annual research salary.

As a graduate research assistant, you will be:

  • Identifying and verifying trends and issues and major potential positive outcomes and negative consequences related to the participation of students with disabilities in K-12 online learning
  • Developing promising approaches for increasing the accessibility and potential effectiveness of online learning for students with disabilities.
  • Testing the feasibility, usability, and potential effectiveness of promising approaches using appropriate research design.

In addition to working with researchers at COLSD, you will have to opportunity to work with other institutions, such as CAST, specializing in developing special applied technology, and the National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE), who offers support to educators who work with students with disabilities.

If you would like additional information about the Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities or the assistantship, please contact Dr. Sean J. Smith or Dr. Diana Greer at seanj@ku.edu, dgreer@ku.edu, or 785-312-4485.

Sincerely,

Sean Smith, Ph.D.