THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT OF TEACHING AND LEARNING
Assistant or Associate Professor in Special Education
Position: The Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Iowa invites applications for a tenure line faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor in the area of special education.
Description: The special education program at the University of Iowa serves approximately 50 undergraduates, 50 MA, and 20 doctoral students. It also provides course support to general education, school psychology and speech pathology and is involved in ongoing collaborative projects with the local public schools and University of Iowa’s medical school.
Qualifications: Required qualifications include 1) an earned doctorate in special education or related field; 2) evidence of scholarly productivity; 3) demonstrated ability to conduct quantitative research in special education; 4) evidence of excellent teaching skills; 5) potential for or experience in securing external funds for research, training, and/or program development; 6) experience in teacher education; 7) experience in teaching children with disabilities; and 8) ability to work collaboratively and with diverse populations.
Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be expected to maintain a robust program of empirical research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in special education and advise undergraduate, MA, and PhD students. In addition, the candidate must secure external grant funding, participate in the activities of professional organizations and be involved with special education activities within the state.
Salary: Highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent start-up package, benefits, and research support.
Appointment: Nine-month, tenure-track appointment beginning August 2009.
Applications:Candidates at the rank of associate should submit an application letter addressing all qualifications noted above, curriculum vita, teaching evaluations, three samples of scholarly writing, and contact information (email and phone) for three references.
Candidates at the rank of assistant professor should submit an application letter addressing all qualifications noted above, curriculum vita, teaching evaluations, three samples of scholarly writing, three letters of recommendation and official graduate course transcripts.
To apply for this position, visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty and choose requisition number 55998. Address inquiries and nominations to email@example.com or call (319)335-5606
Screening:Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2008 and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.
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