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Assistant Professor in Special Education
University of Kentucky

  • Jun. 2, 2017
  • Assistant Professor in Special Education
  • 8G070:Early Childhood, Spec Ed, Rehab Counsel
  • University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Special Education
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The Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling (EDSRC) in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure track, assistant professor position in Special Education. This regular title series faculty member will provide expertise in support of the learning and behavior disorders (LBD) program across elementary, middle, and secondary school levels. The appointment is a nine-month appointment, effective August 16, 2017.

Responsibilities include the following: Teach two courses each semester (fall and spring); conduct a line of research relevant to special education; 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.

Qualifications include an earned doctorate in special education, experience as a P12 educator, a commitment to innovative inclusive education, effective collaboration with P12 partners in education, evidence of positively impacting student growth and achievement, and demonstration of effective instructional practices in schools.

Please note that, to be considered an applicant, an application must be submitted via the UK Jobs site. Interested applicants should include, along with the nomination form, a letter of application detailing qualifications (upload under Cover Letter), current curriculum vita (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 the applicant’s work (upload under Specific Request 3).

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Melinda Ault, 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,

Review of applications begins June 12, 2017, and continues until position is filled.

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