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Assistant or Associate Professor in Special Education -- Orientation and Mobility
University of Kentucky

  • Jun. 2, 2017
  • Assistant or Associate Professor in Special Education -- Orientation and Mobility
  • 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
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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 non-tenure track, clinical assistant/associate professor position in Special Education – Orientation and Mobility (O&M). The appointment is a nine-month appointment, effective August 16, 2017. The position is an initial two-year appointment, renewable in two-year increments, depending on the availability of state funding for the position.

Responsibilities include the following: Assist in developing the O&M program, teach four courses per year, assist with summer institute in Louisville, and provide technical assistance to local education agencies in Kentucky.

Required qualifications include current certification from ACVREP in O&M; PhD or EdD in O&M, special education, or related field (ABD acceptable); and prior experience working with individuals with visual impairments. Preferred qualifications include additional certification or eligibility in Visual Impairments (VI), college teaching and supervision experience, experience with distance learning technologies, and grant writing experience.

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), and one sample of professional writing (upload under Specific Request 1). Please also provide the names and contact information for at least three current references when prompted in the application. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Donna Brostek Lee,

Search Committee Chair, Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Kentucky, 229 Taylor Education Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0001; phone 859-257-1520; fax 859-257-1325;
Review of applications begins June 19, 2017, and continues until the position is filled.

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