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Job ID: 158591

Assistant Professor in Special Education
University of Kentucky

Date Posted May 10, 2021
Title Assistant Professor in Special Education
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8G070:Early Childhood, Spec Ed, Rehab Counsel
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Special Education

The Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Counselor Education (EDSCE) 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, 2021. Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

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 P-12 and university faculty in program planning, implementation, and evaluation; ensure innovative programs comply with accreditation 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 P-12 educator, a commitment to innovative inclusive education, effective collaboration with P-12 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 online application 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. Allan Allday, Search Committee Chair, Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Counselor Education, College of Education, 229 Taylor Education Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0001; phone 859-257-0722,

Review of applications begins May 17, 2021, and continues until the position is filled.

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