Named professorship at West Virginia University

West Virginia University (WVU) announced a search beginning August 2016 for a position at the associate or full professor rank in special education that includes appointment as the Derrick Professor of Special Education. As the accompanying PDF shows in detail, the position has many benefits. WVU is seeking a well-qulified individual to assume the responsibilities. Review of applications begins 4 January 2016; the position is open until it is filled. Interested individuals should contact Barbara Ludlow (Barbara.Ludlow@mail.wvu.edu).

WVU position in secondary for 2011

The Department of Special Education at West Virginia University announced a search for an assistant professor position to begin in the fall of 2011. The position emphasizes multi-categorical special education at the secondary level with duties in the full range of professorial responsibilities (teaching, research, supervision, advising, service). There is a preference for folks with some specialized content knowledge (e.g., STEM).

For information, contact Barbara Ludlow, Professor & Chair of the department, at (304) 293-3835 or Barbara.Ludlow [at] mail [dot] wvu [dot] edu. To apply, submit by electronic means a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and three letters of reference to Wilma.Phillips [at] mail [dot] wvu [dot] edu.

Download a PDF announcement of the position.

WVU elementary opening 2011

The Department of Special Education at West Virginia University announced a search for an assistant professor position to begin in the fall of 2011. The position emphasizes multi-categorical special education at the elementary level with duties in the full range of professorial responsibilities (teaching, research, supervision, advising, service).

For information, contact Barbara Ludlow, Professor & Chair of the department, at (304) 293-3835 or Barbara.Ludlow [at] mail [dot] wvu [dot] edu. To apply, submit by electronic means a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and three letters of reference to Wilma.Phillips [at] mail [dot] wvu [dot] edu.

Download a PDF announcement of the position.

WVU Assistant Professor Position-Secondary Focus

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND EDUCATION

Position: Assistant Professor of Special Education, Tenure Track
Nine month appointment with possible summer employment

Focus: Multicategorical Special Education– Secondary Focus

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in special education by August 2008 with emphasis in collaboration and middle/high school programs; at least two years of successful experience working in public schools with students with high incidence disabilities; capacity and desire to engage in scholarly activities, including production/publication and other dissemination of scholarly works.

Preferred Qualifications: Competence in secondary content curriculum/methods and transition for students with disabilities and in design and delivery of online instruction

Responsibilities:
1. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in special education, with major focus on teacher certification courses in multicategorical special education for students with high incidence disabilities.
2. Design/refine coursework to prepare general educators and special educators to deliver educational programs based on content standards and individual education programs to students with disabilities.
3. Deliver courses face-to-face and also through synchronous and asynchronous online instruction.
4. Design/refine program to ensure educators will have knowledge, skills, and dispositions to provide appropriate and effective instruction for students with disabilities in inclusive schools.
5. Collaborate with faculty in other education specialties and professional disciplines and with practitioners in professional development schools as well as other public schools and community agencies.
6. Advise graduate students and supervise practica/internships.
7. Supervise doctoral student progress in the program and dissertation research.
8. Implement a productive research agenda related to special education.
9. Write proposals to secure external funding to support teaching, research and service efforts.
10. Provide service to the College, the University, the State, the public schools, and the discipline.

Starting Date: August 16, 2008

Salary: Competitive and based on applicant qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and 3 letters of reference to:

Dr. Barbara L. Ludlow, Professor & Chair
Department of Special Education
509 Allen Hall
College of Human Resources and Education, PO Box 6122,
Morgantown, WV 26506-6122
Barbara.Ludlow[nospam]@mail.wvu.edu (remove [nospam])
304-293-3835

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2007; the search will continue until the position is filled.

West Virginia University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that accommodates the needs of persons with disabilities.
Women, individuals with a disability, and individuals of minority backgrounds are encouraged to apply. WVU also offers a Dual Career Program to assist the spouse or partner of newly hired, benefits-eligible faculty members with their job search needs.

For further information, visit the College web site at http://www.wvu.edu/~hre/.

WVU Assistant Professor Position-Elementary Focus

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND EDUCATION

Position: Assistant Professor of Special Education, Tenure Track
Nine month appointment with possible summer employment

Focus: Multicategorical Special Education – Elementary Focus

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in special education by August 2008 with emphasis in academic assessment and interventions; at least two years of successful experience working in public schools with students with high incidence disabilities; capacity and desire to engage in scholarly activities, including production/publication and other dissemination of scholarly works.

Preferred Qualifications: Competence in specialized reading/literacy and/or mathematics instruction for students with disabilities and in design and delivery of online instruction

Responsibilities:
1. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in special education, with major focus on teacher certification courses in multicategorical special education for students with high incidence disabilities.
2. Design/refine coursework to prepare general educators and special educators to deliver educational programs based on content standards and individual education programs to students with disabilities.
3. Deliver courses face-to-face and also through synchronous and asynchronous online instruction.
4. Design/refine program to ensure educators will have knowledge, skills, and dispositions to provide appropriate and effective instruction for students with disabilities in inclusive schools.
5. Collaborate with faculty in other education specialties and professional disciplines and with practitioners in professional development schools as well as other public schools and community agencies.
6. Advise graduate students and supervise practica/internships.
7. Supervise doctoral student progress in the program and dissertation research.
8. Implement a productive research agenda related to special education.
9. Write proposals to secure external funding to support teaching, research and service efforts.
10. Provide service to the College, the University, the State, the public schools, and the discipline.

Starting Date: August 16, 2008

Salary: Competitive and based on applicant qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and 3 letters of reference to:

Dr. Barbara L. Ludlow, Professor & Chair
Department of Special Education
509 Allen Hall
College of Human Resources and Education, PO Box 6122,
Morgantown, WV 26506-6122
Barbara.Ludlow[nospam]@mail.wvu.edu (remove [nospam])
304-293-3835

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2007; the search will continue until the position is filled.

West Virginia University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that accommodates the needs of persons with disabilities.
Women, individuals with a disability, and individuals of minority backgrounds are encouraged to apply. WVU also offers a Dual Career Program to assist the spouse or partner of newly hired, benefits-eligible faculty members with their job search needs.

For further information, visit the College web site at http://www.wvu.edu/~hre/.