We are performing an open rank tenure track search for a special education (high incidence-literacy) faculty member in the Department of Educational Psychology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, beginning in September 2013. The official job ad can be downloaded from our GSE website at: http://gse.rutgers.edu/employment-opportunities
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West Virginia University is seeking people to fill positions two positions, one at the assistant or associate professor level and the other at the assistant professor level. The former is in multicategorical special education and the latter is in early childhood special education. For additional information, contact Barbara Ludlow: Barbara.Ludlow@mail.wvu.edu. Download PDF descriptions from the links.
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The Lynch School of Education, Boston College, invites applications for the following position:
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, SPECIAL EDUCATION: The Department of Teacher Education, Special Education, and Curriculum and Instruction seeks to fill an assistant professor level tenure-track position in Special Education. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in special education or a related field. An active research agenda in elementary level mild/moderate intellectual disability and autism is required. Demonstrated potential for professional publication, grant writing, and leadership is also expected. Appropriate candidates will have expertise in teaching and/or research in school-based services and assessment, and a minimum of three years of K-12 professional experience in special education. Additional desirable areas of interest and expertise include response to intervention (RTI), positive behavioral supports (PBS/PBIS), universal design for learning (UDL), bilingual and urban education, as well as knowledge of early childhood education in addition to elementary.
Please submit your letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae electronically to administrative assistant Ms. Brenda McCormick (email@example.com), also have three letters of reference sent directly to Ms. McCormick. All inquiries may be directed to Dr. David Scanlon (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chair, Search Committee, TESECI Dept., Lynch School of Education, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Ave., Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.
American University (AU) in Washington (DC, U.S) is searching for an individual to fill an open rank position in special education in its School of Education, Teaching and Health. AU’s program, which focuses on Learning Disabilities, offers opportunities to collaborate with researchers in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience, Disability Studies, or the renowned Lab School. Closing date for applications is 5 October 2012. Download a PDF of AU’s position announcement.
The Department of Special Education at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-line position in the area of severe disabilities. The position is open rank, and we strongly encourage applications from senior faculty as well as those at the advanced assistant and associate professor levels. Duties include developing and maintaining a nationally recognized program of research (supported or potentially supported by external funding); teaching courses in the severe disabilities program; contributing to the refinement of our undergraduate and graduate programs; advising students; collaborating with local districts and agencies serving culturally and economically diverse students; and engaging in service to the university and profession. Affiliation is also possible with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development (http://kc.vanderbilt.edu).
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Assistant/Associate Full Professor Special Education (tenure-line, rank open)
The George Mason University, Division of Special Education and disAbility Research in the College of Education and Human Development is seeking a tenure-line faculty member whose responsibilities will include collaborating with a group of nationally prominent scholars in special education and human disabilities; teaching and advising at the master’s and doctoral levels; and conducting and disseminating research, and securing external funding.
Candidate experience should fit with one or more of our current programs, which are in the areas of mild disabilities, severe and intellectual disabilities, autism and ABA, vision impairments, assistive technology, and special education leadership. An earned doctorate in special education or a related field, and two years of experience working with children and youth with disabilities required. Preferred qualifications include an established funded research portfolio or a promising (fundable) research agenda, and experience in university teaching including distance education implementation. The division values diversity as a factor in academic excellence. Positive consideration will be given to candidates’ experiences and research agendas that enhance understanding of issues related to race, ethnicity, gender and disabilities.
Mason faculty are empowered by an entrepreneurial culture that values and rewards consequential research and professional impact. College structures facilitate innovation and flexibility within a strong collaborative framework.
Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F6329z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online faculty application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and list of three professional references with contact information.
Tenure-track, Open Rank, Special Education/High Incidence Disabilities
The Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education at Georgia State University is seeking doctoral-degreed, tenure-track faculty applicants with a thorough knowledge of high incidence disabilities. Desired applicants will have a recognized high-quality, rigorous and independent research focus, as well as documented excellence in and commitment to graduate/doctoral level instruction and mentoring.
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University of Washington
College of Education
Area of Special Education
Assistant Professor of Assessment and Instruction of Students with
High Incidence Disabilities (tenure-line position)
THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SEATTLE, College of Education, seeks to fill a nine-month full-time position in Special Education at the level of assistant professor. We seek applicants with a doctoral degree in special education or closely related field with a scholarly focus on assessment and instruction of students with high incidence disabilities. Applicants should demonstrate an active research program in such areas as: assessment of academic skills, assessment of students with disabilities and those who struggle academically; development of effective instructional practices in reading, writing, and/or mathematics; or P-12 models of service delivery for students with disabilities.
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LECTURER IN SPECIAL AND INCLUSIVE EDUCATION
THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY, FACULTY OF EDUCATION & SOCIAL WORK
REFERENCE NO: 1178/0611
- Join a diverse and internationally renowned community of scholars, staff and students
- Contribute to the faculty’s expanding program of school and professional collaboration
- Full-time continuing: $102K to $121.2K p.a. including leave loading and up to 17% supeR
The University of Sydney is Australia’s premier University with an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence, and employs over 7500 permanent staff supporting over 49,000 students.
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The demand for special educators routinely exceeds supply. Prior to 2006, the National Coalition on Personnel Shortages in Special Education & Related Services reported that there were considerable shortages in the high-incidence areas of Learning Disabilities, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, and Multicategorical Special Education. According to US government sources, this continues to be the case, so those who are preparing to teach in special education should have little trouble finding employment.
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