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Job ID: 236275

Clinical Assistant Professor of Special Education
University of Kentucky

Date Posted May 17, 2024
Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Special Education
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8G070:Early Childhood, Spec Ed & Counselor Ed
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Special Education
The College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a Clinical instructor of Special Education within the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Counselor Education. The position is 9-month, lecturer title series, non-tenure eligible. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2024.
The flagship university of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the University of Kentucky is home to more than 30,000 students and nearly 3,000 faculty members. Located in Lexington, the Horse Capital of the World, UK is a major employer in the small city of approximately 315,000.
Responsibilities for this position include:
  • Teaching undergraduate courses in special education
  • Provide service to the department, university, and profession
  • Assist with recruitment and advising of undergraduate students and serve on program committees
  • Supervise experiential learning for practicum, internship, and student teaching experiences
  • Support state and community partnerships with schools and agencies in Kentucky and nationwide
  • Provide service to the department, college, university, community, and profession
  • Attendance at department, committee, and college meetings.
The qualifications for this position include at a minimum:
  • An earned doctoral in special education with a background in any area of disability
  • Demonstrated success in teaching undergraduate students
Clinical instructors within the EDSCE Department are highly valued, significantly contribute to experiential teaching and service within the program, and serve in important supportive roles within the department and college.
You are eligible for a generous benefits package as a University of Kentucky faculty member with diverse rewards, focusing on your total well-being. Additional information and updates to benefits can be found at:
Applicants should include:
  • a detailed cover letter noting academic credentials, professional experience related to the responsibilities for this position (upload under cover letter);
  • a curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita);
  • copies of student evaluations of the candidate’s teaching (upload under Specific Request 1); and
  • contact information for three professional references that can speak to the applicant’s qualifications. References will be sent a link to upload a recommendation letter. (upload under reference request)

Review of applications begins immediately.
For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Melinda Ault, Department Chair,
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