Nebraska – Lincoln reading position

Position: The University of Nebraska – Lincoln (UNL), Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, announces a faculty position opening, at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor, with an emphasis in reading disabilities and remedial reading assessments and interventions, beginning August, 2011.

Responsibilities: This tenure-line position offers a unique opportunity for interdepartmental collaboration in research and instruction related to remedial reading practices with faculty in the College of Education and Human Sciences. The department offers bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs to a diverse student body on campus and at a distance. Faculty members are expected to engage in the full range of research, teaching, and service activities consistent with the requirements of a research university. These include: teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in special education; supervising student practicum in the campus Schmoker Reading Center and/or public schools; advising masters and doctoral students in special education; conducting an active research program; pursuing scholarly publications and external funding; contributing to department, college, and university governance.

Qualifications: Earned doctoral degree or ABD in Special Education or related area with emphasis in reading disorders, reading instruction/acquisition and diagnostic remedial reading programs. Expertise or ability to teach at college level with experience teaching students K-12 with special needs is desirable. Will consider candidates who have not completed their dissertations but have met all other requirements for the doctoral degree (ABD). Established record of research experience and scholarly publications and a record or potential for seeking funding is preferred.

Application Deadline and Procedures: To be considered for this position, go to requisition #100644 and complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative form. Send a cover letter addressing your interests and qualifications, along with a current vitae, and the names of three references to: Chris Marvin, Ph.D., Chair of Search Committee, 253C Barkley Center, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583-0738 (phone 402.472.5483; email at cmarvin1 _at_ unl _dot_ edu). Application reviews begin January 5, 2011; position open until filled. The University of Nebraska has an active National Science Foundation ADVANCE gender equity program and is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance and dual careers.

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