U. Washington special ed position

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 at The University of Sydney

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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Outlook for special ed teachers

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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Whose life is it?

Using the pending Thanksgiving holiday as an opportunity to comment on family relations, writer Daphne Beal contributed an article about her relationship with her sister Cecily, who has developmental disabilities, to the US National Public Radio program Morning Edition series called “Sibling Stories.”

I’ve almost made peace with the fact that we aren’t hauling our kids down to my parents in Florida for Thanksgiving.

Actually, it’s my sister Cecily I feel bad about. She’s the one I don’t keep in touch with enough. She’s 39, and — deep breath — “developmentally disabled and legally blind.” Those jargon-y words give only the barest outline of her experience of navigating the world. And my family’s experience, too.
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JHU doctoral studies

Johns Hopkins University is recruiting students for a doctoral preparation program to begin in the fall of 2011. The Hopkins program will support seven students in a four-year program and will focus on preparing them to conduct research about teacher education, integrate knowledge about exemplary special education teaching, and make a transition to special education faculty positions in institutions of higher education.
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Nebraska – Lincoln reading position

Position: The University of Nebraska – Lincoln (UNL), Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, announces a faculty position opening, at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor, with an emphasis in reading disabilities and remedial reading assessments and interventions, beginning August, 2011.
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MSU assistant professor specializing in autism

Carol Sue Englert and colleagues at Michigan State are searching for someone with expertise in the area of autism to join them on the faculty in their Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education. The position will start in August of 2011. Download a copy of the position announcement here and get additional information from the MSU Web site.

U.Va. special ed position

Curry mark

The University of Virginia program in special education at the Curry School of Education is soliciting applications for an individual to join the special education faculty at the level of assistant or associate professor. The appointment, which will begin with the fall term of 2011, will emphasize a combination of areas including some of these: assessment (especially curriculum-based measurement), response to intervention, instructional strategies at the secondary level, behavior management, and students with emotional or behavioral disorders.

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UNCG Professor and chair

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) invites applications for Professor and Department Chair for its Department of Specialized Education Services in the School of Education. The successful candidate, who will assume the position  August 1, 2011, will have responsibility for leadership in program development, personnel issues, managing budgets and course schedules, outreach, strategic planning and program evaluation, state and national accreditation, school and university respresentation, alumni relations, and other similar activities.
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New Mexico assistant prof

The University of New Mexico College of Education, Department of Educational Specialties, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Special Education, with an emphasis in teaching students with Learning Disabilities, probationary appointment leading to a tenure decision, beginning August 2011. This new UNM Special Education faculty member will have opportunities to work in an academic climate of great vitality with committed colleagues to enhance collaborations with school districts, recruit outstanding graduate students, pursue exciting research and grants, and synergistically build on existing strong programs in the Special Education program and the College of Education.
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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.

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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.

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Open rank position at University of Haifa

The Department of Learning Disabilities and the Edmund J. Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities at the Faculty of Education of the University of Haifa invite applications for a full-time, tenure-track position, to begin 1 October 2010 or later.

Preference will be given to candidates with research expertise in the field of neuropsychology and attention/attentional disorders and/or social/affective functioning, although outstanding candidates in other areas related to neuropsychological aspects of learning and learning disabilities will also be considered.
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University of Missouri, Assistant Professor of Special Education

The University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) Department of Special Education (http://education.missouri.edu/SPED/ ) seeks an Assistant Professor (tenure track) or an Assistant Professor of Teaching (non-tenure track) to join a collegial and highly productive department. We seek a person with expertise/interest in the delivery of special education services within the context of general education curriculum, standards, and settings. As such we anticipate candidates will have expertise in one or more of the following: inclusionary practices, teacher education, special education/general education collaboration, co-teaching, and programming for at-risk or struggling learners.
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