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Assistant or Associate Professor in Special Education and Science Education
University of Kentucky

  • Apr. 27, 2017
  • Assistant or Associate Professor in Special Education and Science Education
  • 8G070:Early Childhood, Spec Ed, Rehab Counsel
  • University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Special Education
    Science Education
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The Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling (EDSRC) and the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invite applications for a tenure track, assistant or associate professor position in Special Education and Science Education. The appointment is a nine-month appointment, effective August 16, 2017. This regular title series faculty member will provide expertise in support of learning and behavior disorders across elementary, middle, and secondary school levels and in science education at the elementary and middle levels.

Responsibilities of the position include the following: Teach two courses each semester – one in EDSRC and one in STEM; advise current and incoming students; engage with P12 and university faculty in program planning, implementation, and evaluation; ensure innovative programs comply with CAEP and state standards; serve on masters and doctoral committees; and provide service to the department, college, university, and profession.

Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in special education and exceptional expertise as appropriate to science education, experience as a P12 educator, a commitment to innovative inclusive science education, effective collaboration with P12 partners in science education, and evidence of positively impacting student growth and achievement and demonstration of effective instructional practices in schools within the past three years.

Interested applicants should include, along with the nomination form, a letter of application detailing qualifications (upload under Cover Letter), current curriculum vitae (upload under Curriculum Vita), one sample of professional writing (upload under Specific Request 1), evaluations of any college teaching (upload under Specific Request 2), and names and contact information for three current references familiar with applicant’s work (upload under Specific Request 3).

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Allan Allday, Search Committee Chair, Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling, College of Education, 229 Taylor Education Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0001; phone 859-257-4713; email

Review of applications begins May 8, 2017, and continues until the position is filled.

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