Extended Deadline for Position in Low Vision/Blindness or Low Incidence Disabilities

Application reviews will not happen until Feb 21, 2014

The Department of Special Education at Illinois State University, a large public university with state and nationally recognized teacher preparation programs, invites applications for a tenure-track position to be filled at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the area of Low Vision/Blindness (LVB) or Low Incidence Disabilities. We offer graduate and undergraduate programs leading to licensure in multicategorical disabilities (LBS), low vision/blindess (LVB), and deaf/hard of hearing (DHH).  The ISU LVB program is one of the few undergraduate programs in the country and has a newly revised curriculum that includes extensive assistive technology as well as established connections with school partners.  The Department is an ideal choice for an individual seeking a balanced professional life where contributions in teaching, research, and service are valued.

 

Position: The tenure-track position, to start on August 15, 2014, is a nine-month position with the opportunity for summer employment.  Responsibilities may include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising students in school practicum settings, conducting and supervising research activities, seeking external funding, and providing university and professional service.

 

Qualifications: Applicants must hold an earned doctorate in special education or related field (ABD considered).  Priority will be given to applicants with expertise in LVB or low incidence disabilities who have university teaching experience, an active research agenda, and experience teaching or providing direct service to individuals with low vision/blindness or other low incidence disabilities.  Preference will be given to applicants who have expertise in one or more of the following areas: Braille, Nemeth code, basic orientation/mobility, assistive/instructional technology, or transition.

 

Application Procedure:  Initial review of candidates will begin February, 21 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.  To ensure full consideration, email a letter of application, including description of teaching philosophy and research agenda, vita, writing sample, and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Carrie Anna Courtad at cacourt@ilstu.edu.

 Dr. Carrie Anna Courtad
 Chair, Search Committee
 Department of Special Education
 Illinois State University
 Normal, Illinois  61790
 Phone: 309-438-7524
 Fax: 309-438-8699
 E-mail: cacourt@ilstu.edu

 

 

 

Illinois State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university encouraging diversity.

 

 

Two tenure-track positions at Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois

The Department of Special Education at Illinois State University, a large public university with state and nationally recognized teacher preparation programs, invites applications for two separate positions. The Department enrolls approximately 1000 students at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels. We offer graduate and undergraduate programs leading to licensure in multicategorical disabilities (LBS), low vision/blindess (LVB), and deaf/hard of hearing (DHH).  The ISU LVB program is one of the few undergraduate programs in the country and has a newly revised curriculum that includes extensive assistive technology as well as established connections with school partners. The Department is an ideal choice for an individual seeking a balanced professional life where contributions in teaching, research, and service are valued.
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Department of Special Education Chairperson-Illinois State University

Job Info:

The Department of Special Education at Illinois State University invites applications for Department Chairperson. The Department is nationally recognized for its teacher preparation programs and prepares approximately 1,000 students at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels. The undergraduate program includes a multicategorical sequence as well as sequences in deaf and hard of hearing and low vision/blindness. The Department is an ideal professional home for an individual who wants to work in an academic culture where shared governance and faculty contributions in teaching, research, and service are valued.

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Illinois State Assistant/Associate Professor Special Education Administration

The Department of Special Education at Illinois State University, a large public university with nationally recognized teacher preparation programs, invites applications for a tenure track position to be filled at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The Department prepares approximately 1000 students at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels. Graduate programs include course work leading to certification as a Director of Special Education.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold an earned doctorate in special education, educational administration, or a related area (ABD considered) and have special education administrative experience in the public schools. The successful applicant will be expected to coordinate the Director of Special Education (DOSE) Post-Master’s Certification program at Illinois State University, teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and maintain an active research agenda. The Department is an ideal professional choice for an individual who wants to work at an institution where contributions in teaching, research, and service are expected and valued.

Application Procedures: Initial review of candidates will begin October 3, 2011, and continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae; official transcripts; and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least two professional references by September 30, 2011 to:

Carrie Anna Courtad, PhD
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Special Education
Campus Box 5910
Normal, IL 61790-5910
Phone: 309-438-7524
FAX: 309-438-8699
Email: cacourt /at/ ilstu /dot/ edu

Initial review of applications will begin on October 3, 2011 and continue until the positions are filled.

Two Positions Open at Illinois State University

Assistant/Associate Professor in Special Education

Education  – Special Education

Begin Date: 8/16/2011
Review Date: 11/12/2010
Contract Period: 9 months
Salary:

Job Info:

The Department of Special Education at Illinois State University, a large public university with nationally recognized teacher preparation programs, invites applications for two tenure track positions to be filled at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The Department prepares approximately 1000 students at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels. Our undergraduate program includes a sequence to prepare teachers to serve multicategorical populations, as well as sequences in deaf and hard of hearing and low vision/blindness.

Positions: Two tenure track positions in the multicategorical program at the assistant/associate level to start on August 16, 2011. These are nine-month positions with the opportunity for summer employment. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising theses and dissertations, maintaining an active research agenda, seeking external funding, and providing university and professional service.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold an earned doctorate in special education or a related area (ABD considered). Priority will be given to applicants who have prior university teaching experience, an active research agenda, and experience teaching or providing services to persons with disabilities. Applicants with experience in mild to moderate disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: language development and communication strategies, response to intervention, interventions in academic content areas, technology, and literacy.

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Three Assistant/Associate Professors of Special Education -Illinois State University

One of the Largest Special Education Program in U.S. Seeks Three Assistant/Associate Professors

The Department of Special Education at Illinois State University, a large public university with
nationally recognized teacher preparation programs, invites applications for three tenure track positions
to be filled at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The Department prepares approximately 1000
students at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels. Our undergraduate program includes a 
sequence to prepare teachers to serve multicategorical populations, as well as sequences in deaf and hard
of hearing and low vision/blindness.

Positions: Three tenure track positions in the multicategorical program at the assistant/associate level to
start on August 16, 2010. These are nine-month positions with the opportunity for summer employment.
Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising theses and
dissertations, maintaining an active research agenda, seeking external funding, and providing university
and professional service.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold an earned doctorate in special education or a related area (ABD
considered). Priority will be given to applicants who have prior university teaching experience, an active
research agenda, and experience teaching or providing services to persons with disabilities. Candidates
with expertise in one or more of the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply: assistive
technology, language development and communication strategies, literacy, secondary transition services,
and serving individuals with significant disabilities.

Application Procedures: Receipt of applications by November 13, 2009 is preferred. Initial review of
candidates will begin November 13, 2009, and continue until the positions are filled. To assure full
consideration, applicants should send a letter of application, including description of research agenda;
vita; sample publications; official transcripts; and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three
professional references to:

Debbie Shelden, Ph.D.
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Special Education
Campus Box 5910
Normal, IL 61790-5910
Phone: 309-438-5661
FAX: 309-438-8699
Email: dlsheld@ilstu.edu

Initial review of applications will begin on November 13, 2009 and continue until the positions are filled.

Illinois State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university encouraging diversity.