Assistant Professor of Special Education
Indiana University Bloomington School of Education
United States

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please attach a letter of interest, transcripts, curriculum vitae, and three email addresses to request letters of reference.

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Title- Assistant Professor of Education (Special Education)

Appointment Status -Tenure Track

Department- IU Southeast School of Education

Position Summary

The School of Education invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor to teach undergraduate and graduate Special Education in the field of mild interventions (Learning Disability, Emotional Disability, Cognitive Disability, mild/moderate) beginning in August 2021.

IU Southeast is one of eight student centered campuses of Indiana University. Located in New Albany, about 15 minutes from Louisville, Kentucky, the community engaged campus has approximately 6000 students. The campus is committed to a student-centered learning environment and actively supports students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Consistent with the University’s commitment to diversity, persons from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. IU Southeast is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Basic Qualifications

Required Qualifications include:

Ed.D., Ph.D. or ABD in education from an accredited university (must have completed doctoral degree by August 1, 2021 and be ABD at the time of application); at least six years of teaching experience in Special Education with broad range of experience in the P-12 classroom in the public and/or private school settings; Have or be eligible for a current license/certification in Special Education; Understand and have experience with the implementation of both state and federal laws and regulations concerning children with disabilities; and Demonstrate experience in collaboration with schools and community agencies.

Preference will be given to candidates who:

demonstrate leadership skills; demonstrate excellence in P-12 teaching; demonstrate a wide range of technology skills in teaching and in application to P-12 learning have experience teaching in an inclusion setting; have knowledge about and experiences with various disabilities as identified under IDEA; have additional coursework and/or experience in one of more of the following areas: Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Multicultural Education, Gifted Education, or Early Childhood Education; demonstrate excellence in teaching at the university level or with adult learners; have P-12 teaching experience in culturally and linguistically diverse settings; demonstrate service to the community and membership and participation in professional organizations.

In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, the position requires advising Special Education candidates and liaison responsibilities with partnership schools; delivering courses through hybrid, online and face-to-face modalities; supervising candidates in field and clinical work; active participation in the School of Education and university activities {planning, curriculum development, assessment design and data collection for CAEP, committee work}; a commitment to personal and student scholarly work; building partnerships with P-12 schools; and inclusion of diversity in curriculum and instruction. All course work in the School of Education is required to integrate diversity, technology and national and state standards, including CEC standards. Serving as the coordinator in the Special Education program is expected.

Department Contact for Questions

for any questions please contact Cathy Johnson, ,Chair of Search Committee

Salary and Rank Assistant Professor

Special Instructions

Please attach a letter of interest, transcripts, curriculum vitae, and three email addresses to request letters of reference.

OAA # SE-19-45

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Application
  • Evidence of Teaching Ability
  • Optional Documents
  • Other
  • Other 2

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