Position in Communication Disorders and Sciences at the University of Oregon

Tenure-Related Assistant/Associate Faculty Position

 Communication Disorders and Sciences


Position Description and Job Announcement

College of Education, University of Oregon


The College of Education announces a tenure-related faculty position in Communication Disorders and Sciences, beginning September, 2007.  Our preference is to hire an assistant/associate professor with academic experience, however, outstanding new PhDs will be considered.  The College offers undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs to a diverse student body, and faculty members are expected to engage in the full range of research, teaching, and service activities consistent with the requirements of a major research university. 


  • Earned doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Speech and Hearing Science.  Applicants with interests in early child language/literacy, phonology, motor speech, and/or augmentative communication are desired but other areas will be considered.
  • CCC-SLP, and eligibility for state license is required.
  • Ability to work in multicultural settings with diverse populations
  • Ability to teach at the university level
  • Ability to advise master and doctoral level students
  • Experience supervising graduate students in area of expertise and interest
  • Established record of scholarly productivity and proven track record of external funding or demonstrated potential for scholarly productivity and ability to seek external funding
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across the College of Education
  • Commitment to EBP and the integration of academic and clinical knowledge




  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Communication Disorders and Sciences
  • Advise and supervise undergraduate, masters and doctoral students
  • Contribute to the implementation of the college-wide diversity strategic plan
  • Conduct an active, externally funded research program
  • Contribute to program, area, college and university governance


Application Process

We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity.  To apply, send a cover letter addressing your interests and qualifications, a current vita, three letters of recommendations, and copies of two or three publications to Suzanne Makita, CDS Search Committee, 1215 University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, 97403-1215.  Electronic files of any of the application materials to edsearch@uoregon.edu are appreciated.  Questions about this position should be directed to David Chard at dchard@uoregon.edu.  Review of applications will begin November 1, 2006.  Application review will continue until the position is filled.


The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity affirmative-action institution, committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Full Time Term Position in Special Education Available at the University of San Francisco

Position Information

Position Title:                Full-time Instructor, Special Education

Department:                  Learning and Instruction

Salary Type:                 Salary Rank

Job Description: The Department of Learning and Instruction in the School of Education of the University of San Francisco invites applications for a one-year term position in Special Education as a full-time Instructor commencing Fall, 2006. The candidate must have expertise in Mild/Moderate Special Education.

The Learning and Instruction Department’s Special Education Program is committed to quality on-the-job preparation of exemplary special education teachers in diverse, urban settings. Our values are consistent with the goals and mission of the University of San Francisco: (1) academic excellence; (2) diversity, equity, and social justice; and (3) concern for the developmental needs of children and adolescents.

The Special Education Credential Program is seeking a fully credentialed practitioner with a sound theoretical background and recent teaching experience in special education  settings. The candidate must understand the realities of teaching in urban and high-poverty schools with elementary, middle, and high school students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds with disabilities. The candidate must also be knowledgeable of research-based practices for preparing quality professionals who can deliver differentiated core standards-based curriculum to students with varied learning and behavior needs.

Responsibilities will include: Planning and teaching Level 1 courses in the Mild/Moderate Education Specialist Credential Internship Program (in collaboration with doctoral fellows), advising interns, collaborating with Department faculty and staff (e.g., the fieldwork coordinator), serving as master’s degree thesis/project chairpersons, and being responsible for program coordination duties such as conducting information meetings, interviewing potential credential candidates, and monitoring the students’ progress toward the credential.

Requirements: Earned Doctorate in Education or appropriate related discipline. Minimum three years full-time teaching experience in special education settings with students with mild to moderate disabilities (e.g., learning disability, emotional disturbance). Must possess a California Level II Education Specialist credential or comparable out-of-state credential. Teaching experience in higher education is preferred. Compatibility with a highly collegial faculty and staff dedicated to improving services for students with mild/moderate disabilities.

Instructions to Applicants: Letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference and graduate transcripts should be sent to:

Special Education Search Committee

USF School of Education

2130 Fulton Street

San Francisco CA 94117

email questions to Yvonne Bui–buiy@usfca.edu

Job Open Date: 7-28-06

Job Close Date: Open until filled.


JMU positions

The College of Education at James Madison University announces two, full time tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in the Exceptional Education Department to be filled beginning Fall, 2006. Requirements are an earned doctorate in special education or expected completion by Fall, 2006, and at least three years of successful teaching experience in the field of special education. Prior teaching experience at the university level is preferred and a passion for special education and teacher education is required. Applicants must have knowledge of high incidence disabilities, instructional methods and collaboration models for success in the general curriculum. A background in reading instruction and/or behavioral interventions is preferred. An ability to work collaboratively with other faculty within the College and to build partnerships with community agencies and school systems is important. Major responsibilities include teaching and supervision in special education, although some cross disciplinary teaching may be possible dependent upon individual expertise and interest. The successful candidates must be able to maintain an active career balanced across the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service. All applicants interested in these positions must apply online at https://joblink.jmu.edu providing a cover letter, curriculum vita, three professional references with contact information and a statement of teaching philosophy.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. To apply please go to https://JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number 0400710. In addition to the electronic application process, candidates are requested to send official graduate transcripts via USPS to JMU, Education Programs, Associate Dean’s Office, MSC 1907, Harrisonburg, VA 22807. For more information, contact Dr. Dave Herr at (540) 568-6780 or by e-mail at herrde@jmu.edu.

Brooklyn College opening

Brooklyn College is one of the nation’s leading public liberal arts colleges and a principal teaching and research institution of the City University of New York. The College shares the mission of the University, whose commitment is to access and excellence. Located on a 26-acre campus, with a full-time faculty of 550, undergraduate and graduate degree programs in 31 departments are offered to 15,550 students. The college also seeks to develop a sense of personal and social responsibility by encouraging involvement in community and public service. It fosters a campus environment hospitable to multicultural interest and activities. As an urban institution, it draws upon the myriad resources of the city to enrich its educational offerings.

The Graduate Special Education Program at Brooklyn College has a long tradition of providing rigorous and effective preparation for special educators committed to serving the most vulnerable students in our city and their families. The course of study addresses the challenges and opportunities experienced by students with disabilities in culturally diverse and generally resource poor urban school settings. The Program develops candidates’ capacity and proficiency to educate children with special needs in a range of settings, and seeks to strengthen students’ abilities to succeed in general education classrooms. Program graduates are prepared to act as cultural brokers and facilitators of positive outcomes for children with disabilities and their families through communication and information that lead to self-advocacy and self- empowerment. The Program highlights the need for collaborative, thoughtful and flexible choices in pedagogy and assessment. True to the aims of special education, candidates appreciate and promote the unique gifts, strengths and creativity of all children and work to support students’ development leading to their optimal academic performance and full participation in society.

Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Department: School of Education
Responsibilities: Scholar in special education with experience and expertise in pre-K to grade 6 to assume leadership of this program that is nationally recognized by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).
Qualifications: Doctorate required with expertise in special education (grades pre-K to 6). Work experience in urban settings and demonstrated competence in at least one of the following areas: cross cultural competence, first and second language acquisition, technology, inclusion. Candidates with experience in graduate program administration and grant writing are encouraged to apply.

Please send curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and writing sample(s) or research plan(s):

Assistant Vice President
Human Resource Services
Brooklyn College/CUNY
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11210

Brooklyn College is actively building a diverse academic community that fosters an inclusive environment and therefore encourages a broad spectrum of candidates to apply. It is an AA/EO/IRCA/ADA employer.

DLD executive director

The Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) or the Council for Exceptional Children is saddled with the burden of finding someone to succeed Charlie Hughes, who’s served as DLD’s executive director for the past three-plus years. The board has published a call for applications. We need someone who can handle both policy-level conceptual issues and the minutiae that makes the organization succeed. Please pass the word along.


New categories

We’ll be adding two new tags to the set of categories for posts.

  • Advanced training opportunities—A tag for entries that describe opportunities to pursue advanced educational preparation in special education; this category is mostly for announcing doctoral training programs in special education.
  • Positions in higher ed—A tag for entries announcing the open faculty positions in special education.