The Curry School of Education, Department of Human Services at the University of Virginia, invites applications for an Assistant Professor with the specialization in autism and related autism spectrum disorders, beginning August 25, 2012. This appointment is a twelve (12) month joint appointment in the Communication Disorders Program, Department of Human Services and the Special Education Program, Department of Curriculum Instruction and Special Education. This position is for a 3-year non-tenure track appointment with the opportunity for renewal upon satisfactory performance during the incumbent’s third year review process.
Candidates must hold a clinical or research doctorate; ASHA certification, and be eligible for Virginia license in Speech-Language Pathology. ABD candidates will be considered, however, degree confirmation is needed prior to the hire date of this appointment.
The successful candidate will integrate and lead educational and clinical enterprises within the Curry School of Education centering on autism and related autism spectrum disorders. Responsibilities include teaching a language-disorders course and a course on integrated multidisciplinary interventions in school-based settings. Responsibilities also include (a) supervising services provided to clients in the Sheilah C. Johnson Center for Human Services and (b) developing outreach collaborations with service providers and schools in the community to formulate comprehensive plans of care across a broad spectrum of clinical pictures: early intervention to college-student support at all levels of severity. The general faculty member will participate in and facilitate interdisciplinary research programs with latitude to develop research programs as background and career goals allow.
To apply, candidates must complete a candidate profile under job posting number 0609554 at http://jobs.virginia.edu. Candidates are required to attach a cover letter stating their interest in the position and qualifications, current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for three professional references. Please have your professional references e-mail their recommendation letters to Vickie Thomas at email@example.com. Screening of applications will begin April 16, 2012; however, the position will remain open until filled. Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Randall R. Robey (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities, we seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment, and are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws.