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Boston College (MA) - Assistant Professor of Literacy EducationEdit
This scholar in literacy education should have expertise in two or more of the following: instruction and assessment of reading and writing, early literacy, disciplinary literacy, adolescent literacy, or digital literacy. The candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise students, and provide service to the department and the broader Boston College community. Priority will be given to applicants who have an established program of research with broad implications, whose work has promise to generate externally funded projects, who would be interested in contributing to innovative programs across the school, and whose work has the potential to improve urban education.
UPDATES: Skype (x2) Invite for 10/25/16
Boston University (MA) - TT Assistant Professor of Deaf Studies and Deaf EducationEdit
The School of Education at Boston University invites applications for the position of a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Language and Literacy, with an emphasis in Deaf Studies and Deaf Education. The successful candidate will have an active research program with demonstrated potential to secure external grant funding to support their research. While the specific focus of research is open, the candidate should have expertise in an area related to language acquisition, literacy, or cognitive development of Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing (D/HH) children. The candidate should also have a background in the bilingual (ASL/English) philosophy as it applies to the education of D/HH students. The position will be housed in the Language and Literacy Education cluster in the School of Education. As a tenure track faculty member, the candidate is expected to participate in program and cluster meetings, conduct research, seek and implement external funding support, and engage in creative activity, write and present professionally, and provide service within and outside the School of Education.
This position begins July 1, 2017. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Review of applications begins November 1, 2016 and will continue until position is filled.
Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Amy Lieberman (firstname.lastname@example.org).
California State University Fullerton (CA) - TT Education SpecialistEdit
The College of Education at California State University, Fullerton, a nationally recognized Hispanic serving institution (HSI), invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Special Education, for an Assistant/Associate Professor in Special Education. The Department provides exemplary teaching credential and Master degree programs in the areas of Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Moderate/Severe Disabilities and Early Childhood Special Education. The department consists of a dynamic and diverse group of faculty scholar/practitioners who thrive on collaboration and innovative ideas. The Department of Special Education provides programs that are accredited by NCATE and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). The Department works collaboratively with colleagues in the College of Education (this includes the Departments of Educational Leadership, Elementary and Bilingual Education, Literacy and Reading Education, and Secondary Education).
Position: We seek a colleague and scholar/practitioner with rich experience in special education for the improvement of instruction for students from diverse communities. Preferred candidates are committed, knowledgeable, and experienced in working with under-represented students and find issues in special education compelling both in research and practice. Responsibilities include teaching special education classes and sharing a variety of tasks with colleagues within the department and across campus including advising students. These encompass teaching, public school student teaching supervision, working with diverse learners, student advisement, supervision of graduate level research, grant development, program development, creative and scholarly activities, university service activities, and collaborations with various community schools and agencies. The faculty member is expected to teach undergraduate/post-baccalaureate and graduate courses in the area of Mild/Moderate, Moderate/Severe and/or Early Childhood disabilities; teach face to face, hybrid (partially online), at school-site locations or at the Irvine campus, and 100% online courses using current technology to teach and/or create course content; engage in a focused agenda of scholarly endeavor; and participate in department, university, community and professional service. For additional information about the department programs and courses, see: http://ed.fullerton.edu/sped.
Rank & Salary: The position is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-track.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
George Mason - Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education (Assistant/Associate)Edit
The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development (www.cehd.gmu.edu) is seeking to add a tenure-line or term faculty colleague (assistant/associate professor rank) in an inclusive Early Childhood Education/ Early Childhood Special Education program focused on preparing teachers, researchers, and other professionals to work with children, birth through age eight, and their families.
Georgia Southern University - Asst. Prof. of Educational Leadership (HIED)Edit
Skype interview schedule for last week of October
Georgia State University - Assistant Professor in Language and LiteracyEdit
Georgia State University (www.gsu.edu) invites applications for one anticipated tenure-track (rank of Assistant) faculty position to contribute to its funded initiative: Research on the Challenges of Acquiring Language and Literacy. This anticipated position is part of a major initiative to enhance existing strengths in language and literacy at Georgia State and continues our successful hiring in this area. The focus of this initiative is research with children and adults, with or without disabilities, who face challenges in acquiring language and literacy. In this university-funded initiative, more than 40 faculty members from 10 departments in the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Education & Human Development come together to engage in interdisciplinary research. The initiative’s faculty has a broad range of external support including two national research and development centers from the Institute of Education Sciences in the areas of deafness and adult literacy and grants from the National Institutes of Health including a learning disabilities research innovation hub on reading and reading disabilities of African American children and a program project on neurocognitive factors for children with developmental dyslexia.
We encourage applicants whose program of research addresses basic or applied, conceptual or methodological issues concerning challenges in the acquisition of language and literacy with a particular interest in intervention research. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in special education, psychology, educational psychology, communication sciences and disorders or related areas. The appointment is open to all programs within the initiative. The successful applicant will be the individual who is prepared to take advantage of the interdisciplinary collaborative research opportunities available within the Language & Literacy Initiative, have a strong record of programmatic research, obtain external grant support, and have a commitment to and experience in the instruction of undergraduate and graduate students. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research programs complement other faculty within this initiative(www.researchlanglit.gsu.edu).
Georgia State University - TT Assistant/Associate Professor in Special Education – Autism Spectrum Disorder (Log #-18-010)Edit
The Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders invites applications for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor position in Special Education.
Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include conducting research in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), seeking external funding to support research as appropriate to the area of inquiry, teaching courses in the department’s Special Education program, and providing service to the community. Additional responsibilities include mentoring graduate students; advising students in the ASD concentration; serving on departmental, college and university committees; and participating in professional organizations and conferences.
Qualifications: Qualifications include an earned doctorate in special education with an emphasis in ASD or a related discipline; evidence of scholarly work related to learners with ASD; experience teaching courses addressing content across the spectrum of ability levels of students with ASD; strong background in the current trends and issues in ASD; and strength as a researcher as well as a scholar/teacher. Preference will be given to candidates who are board certified behavior analysts (BCBA) and to those who have a strong methodological background and a well-defined research program that is supported by funding from sources that use a rigorous peer review process.
Applications/Nominations: Interested applicants should submit: (1) a letter of interest establishing qualifications for the position, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) official transcript of highest degree earned,(4) two samples of scholarly writing (e.g., peer-reviewed journal publications), and (5) three letters of recommendation. Submit application materials to: Ruth Ebenezer-Cook, Georgia State University, College of Education & Human Development, Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, And Communication Disorders P.O. Box 3979, Atlanta, GA 30302-3979.
For additional information, contact email@example.com.
Preference will be given to applications with supporting documents received by October 17, 2016, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.
Georgia State University (GA) - FT Clinical Assistant Professor in Early Childhood - English Language Learners and Literacy (Log #18-011)Edit
The Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education is seeking a permanent full-time clinical assistant professor with expertise in young children who are English Language Learners, literacy, and supervision.
Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and supervising field experiences. Additional responsibilities include supervising teacher education students in internship placements; advising students; serving on department, college, and university committees; and participating in professional organizations.</p>
Qualifications: Qualifications include an earned doctorate in Early Childhood and Elementary Education or a related field and experience in and commitment to working with diverse students in urban settings. Successful applicants will have at least three years of professional experience with young children, especially young English Language Learners, and experience teaching field-based courses.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest describing qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, official transcript of highest degree earned, example of scholarly writing, and three letters of recommendation from individuals within the field of interest. Email application materials to COEECEJOBS@gsu.edu. Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Laura May at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Preference will be given to applications with supporting documents received by October 17, 2016, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. This clinical assistant professor position is available starting in fall 2017.
Sonoma State University (CA) - Assistant Professor in English Education, Tenure TrackEdit
The Department of English at Sonoma State University seeks dynamic candidates with proven teaching and leadership abilities in English education as well as interest in writing program development for a newly created tenure-track position. Appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor level. Required qualifications: Ph.D. in English, English education, or a closely related field. ABD’s will be considered if the degree is in hand by August 21, 2017. Additional required qualifications include expertise in current approaches to the teaching of literacy and composition, and evidence of culturally sensitive pedagogy and principles. Candidates with a strong background in teacher preparation and a commitment to educational equity and disciplinary innovation are of particular interest. Desirable qualifications include several years of teaching experience at the secondary (6-12) level; university teaching experience; composition; writing pedagogy; writing program development; literature, especially young adult literature; linguistics; familiarity with CCSS; evidence of a commitment to diversity and equity in education through scholarship, teaching, and/or engagement; knowledge of and experience working with multicultural and multilingual populations in public schools; and experience in collaborative work with teachers.
The selected candidate will teach three courses per semester. To be recommended for tenure, the candidate must demonstrate satisfactory performance in four areas: teaching effectiveness; scholarship, research, creative achievement and professional development; service to the University; and public service and service to the community. Application deadline: November 21, 2016. To apply, please visit: https://www.sonoma.edu/jobs/. Candidates from underrepresented groups and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Sonoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Also posted at Children's 2017
Texas State University (TX) - TT Assistant Professor in Elementary EducationEdit
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Texas State University, a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Elementary Education. We seek candidates who share our commitment to educational equity, to social justice, and to the recruitment and high-quality education of students from traditionally underrepresented communities, including, but not limited to, Latino students. Our teacher education programs, which have strong field-based experiences, have a rich history and long reputation of excellence in graduating quality teachers. All Elementary Education teacher candidates receive training and certification in ESL education as part of their initial Texas teaching certification programs. We invite candidates who are committed to joining our faculty in the pursuit of high quality multilingual and multicultural education for Texas public schools and for the communities they serve.
Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2016 and will remain open until filled. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/18323, will be accepted and considered.
Please contact Dr. Minda Lopez at email@example.com, Faculty Search Committee Chair, if you need additional information about this position.
Review Date: 12/15/2016
Texas State University (TX) - TT Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Developmental EducationEdit
Job Posting Number 20170042FAC Job Location San Marcos Department Curriculum And Instruction Position Description Texas State University is seeking to fill a tenure-track assistant professor or associate professor position in the graduate program in developmental education. Developmental education is a field of research, policy, and practice focused on student success at the postsecondary level. The field aims to understand and support all students in postsecondary contexts, but especially students who struggle and students who are identified as academically underprepared.
The graduate program in developmental education is housed within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education. This innovative and rapidly growing program offers Ph.D., Ed.D., and M.A. degrees in developmental education with three specialization areas: developmental literacy, learning support, and developmental mathematics. The search committee is looking for a candidate with the expertise and ability to serve in the developmental mathematics and/or learning support specialization areas. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, and especially those who are linguistically or culturally diverse, or who can contribute diverse perspectives to our program and university. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: • Publishing peer-reviewed research at national and international levels in the areas of developmental education and/or related fields. • Seeking external funding in developmental education and/or related fields. • Presenting on research and practice at local, national, and/or international conferences. • Teaching doctoral and master’s-level courses. Course topics include, but are not limited to, theory, research, and pedagogy with a focus on developmental education and/or related postsecondary contexts. • Serving on thesis and dissertation committees. • Recruiting, advising, and mentoring graduate students. • Working collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff. • Engaging in service at the departmental, college, university, and professional levels.
Letters of recommendation will be required prior to interviews.
The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.
Proposed Start Date Fall 2017 Open Date Review Date 11/22/2016
Texas State University (TX) - TT Assistant Professor in Special EducationEdit
Texas State University Department of Curriculum and Instruction is seeking to fill a tenure-track position in special education at the assistant professor level. This is a full-time position with a nine-month academic year appointment beginning in Fall 2017. The special education program is housed within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education. This innovative and rapidly growing program offers undergraduate teacher certification, and graduate programs in teacher certification, autism, behavioral disorders, and learning disabilities.
We are seeking a faculty member to help support and expand our teacher education programs (graduate and undergraduate). We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, and especially those who are linguistically or culturally diverse, or who can contribute diverse perspectives to our program and university. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Delivering quality instruction in undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the Special Education program. • Pursuing a focused area of scholarship that includes scholarly collaborations with faculty and students, and that culminates in refereed publications, professional presentations, and submitted grant proposals (i.e. external funding). • Advising special education graduate students. • Developing and participating in collaborative partnerships with other Texas State programs and area schools. • Mentoring students, and assisting with student support and recruitment activities. • Engaging in service at the program, university, and profession levels.
Application Procedures Review of applications begins October 14, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/17872, will be accepted and considered.
Proposed Start Date Fall 2017 Open Date Review Date 10/14/2016
Texas State University (TX) - Associate Professor or Professor in Elementary Bilingual EducationEdit
Job Posting Number 20170036FAC Job Location San Marcos Department Curriculum And Instruction
Position Description: Texas State University is a designated Hispanic serving institution. To this end, we value community engagement, diversity, student success, and a special focus on social justice. We are seeking to fill a tenured faculty position at the rank of associate professor or professor in elementary bilingual education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education. This is a full-time position with a nine-month academic year appointment beginning in Fall 2017. The selected faculty member will: 1) deliver quality instruction in undergraduate and graduate courses in the elementary bilingual education program; 2) expand a focused area of scholarship in bilingual education or in a closely related field (i.e., multilingualism, multiculturalism, multilingual literacies, language policies and practices, teacher education) that culminates in nationally/internationally refereed publications, professional presentations, submitted grant proposals (i.e. external funding), and scholarly projects with faculty and students; and, 3) provide leadership by helping to grow the bilingual education graduate and undergraduate programs. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Procedures: Review of applications begins October 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/17871, will be accepted and considered.
Inquiries about this position may be directed to Dr. Mary Esther Huerta at firstname.lastname@example.org, Faculty Search Committee Chair.
Proposed Start Date Fall 2017
Review Date 10/15/2016
University of Houston-Downtown (TX) - Assistant Professor of Special Education with an Emphasis in Early Childhood PK-2Edit
Job Description The Department of Urban Education (UE) at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. The position requires an earned doctorate (by 6/30/17) in special education from an accredited institution. or equivalent; a strong background in special education/moderate disabilities, evidence of ongoing research and scholarly productivity, and teaching experience in varied PK/12 settings; understanding special education processes, and experience with diagnostics/assessment and/or behavior management, at least three years full-time teaching experience as a K-12 classroom teacher, preferably in a public school setting (PK-2); a commitment to excellence in teaching, including the ability to model exemplary methods for working with diverse populations of learners; the ability to use instructional technology; demonstrated accomplishments in scholarship and service in a university setting; and a willingness to collaborate extensively with other professionals in elementary and secondary education, including those in local schools and professional organizations. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Candidates must have demonstrated ability and/or interest in teaching in a multi-ethnic, multicultural environment. Demonstrated understanding of current trends, challenges, legislation, and legal dimensions in special education. Requirements Requirements: Earned doctorate (by 6/30/17) in special education or closely related field. At least three (3) years of experience in PK-2 settings Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications: Experience integrating PK-2 fieldwork in the preparation of special educators. Knowledge of online instruction and instructional technology. Experience in creating/leading professional development activities for teachers. At least one peer-reviewed publication. Knowledge of standards for professional organizations (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). Security Sensitive Position Yes Employee Class Faculty
University of North Carolina Charlotte (NC) - TT Assistant Professor of English: English EducationEdit
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for the position of assistant professor of English specializing in English Education, beginning August 2017. This appointment is a 9-month tenure-track position.
Required qualifications: Ph.D. in English Education or a closely related field; experience teaching English at the middle or high school levels; evidence of a strong potential for gaining external funding; evidence of potential for successful teaching at the university level; evidence of a commitment to continued scholarly activity; and a commitment to promoting diversity in the department and college.
The appointment will be in the Department of English, which participates in a joint doctoral program in Curriculum and Instruction (with the College of Education) and collaborates with a number of other curricular areas and centers on campus, including the Charlotte Teachers Institute (http://www.charlotteteachers.org). The Department of English comprises 34 full-time faculty and offers BA and MA degrees with area emphases in English Education, Literature, Creative Writing, Children’s Literature, Linguistics, and Professional/Technical Writing. The program has over 400 majors and more than 60 graduate students. The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, the largest college at UNC Charlotte, houses 20 departments in the humanities, social sciences, physical sciences and military sciences, as well as 24 applied research centers and interdisciplinary programs. It offers eight doctoral degrees, 34 master's degrees and graduate certificates and 34 undergraduate degrees. The teaching load for tenure-track faculty in their first six years is 2/2; in subsequent years it is set in relation to research productivity.
For consideration, please apply online at https://jobs.uncc.edu with a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, an unofficial transcript, and a research statement; a full dossier should be available upon request. Screening of applicants will begin October 16, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Please direct inquiries to the chair of the search committee, Dr. JuliAnna Ávila (email@example.com).
UNC Charlotte, North Carolina’s urban research university, strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Therefore, we celebrate diversity that includes, but is not limited to, ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. In compliance with North Carolina law, applicants are subject to criminal background checks. AA/EOE.
- Also posted at Children's 2017 (English Education)
University of Oregon (OR) - Assistant Professor - Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Special Education and Clinical ServicesEdit
Posting: 16180 Location: Eugene. Closes: Open Until Filled
The Department of Special Education and Clinical Services in the University of Oregon’s College of Education invites applications for a faculty position in our nationally ranked Special Education program, with an emphasis on Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education. The position is at the Assistant rank and we are especially interested in candidates whose scholarship focuses on young children birth through 5 years with disabilities and at risk for disabilities. We seek a scholar with the potential to establish and maintain a record of scholarship and extramural funding that complements and adds to our strengths in assessment, dyadic and activity-based intervention for children from birth through 5 years and their families. An interest in teaching coursework focusing on issues pertaining to early childhood assessment, curriculum, family-guided intervention, and social emotional competence and intervention is desirable. The appointment begins September 16, 2017.
Required Qualifications: Earned doctoral degree in special education or related discipline (e.g., school psychology, early childhood, developmental psychology, child clinical psychology) Established record, or evidence of strong potential, of producing scholarship relevant to early intervention/special education and the needs of diverse children and families Established record, or evidence of strong potential, of obtaining external funding Evidence of working competently with children and families from culturally diverse populations An established record, or evidence of strong potential, of successful teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students in research and practice Demonstrated ability to engage in productive, respectful, collegial relationships with students, faculty, and staff.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with infants, toddlers, preschool children with and at risk for disabilities Strong scholarly record in the area of supporting diverse children and families and underserved groups in early intervention/special education Experience mentoring others in conducting and publishing research in early intervention/early childhood special education.
Responsibilities: Teach graduate courses related to early intervention/special education, consistent with program and departmental instructional needs Advise and provide research supervision to doctoral students in the early intervention/special education program Conduct an active, externally funded program of research and scholarship in conjunction with one of our many University or College research centers or institutes (e.g., Prevention Science Institute, Center on Teaching and Learning, Educational and Community Supports, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities) Provide department, college, university, and professional service appropriate to rank Contribute to program, department, college, and university governance appropriate to rank.</p>
To ensure full consideration, submit materials by 5:00 p.m. PST on October 31, 2016. Review will continue until position is filled.
University of Oregon (OR) - TT Assistant Professor - Behavior Support Special Education and Clinical ServicesEdit
Posting: 16181 Location: Eugene Closes: Open Until Filled
The Department of Special Education and Clinical Services in the University of Oregon’s College of Education invites applications for a tenure-line assistant professor position in our nationally ranked Special Education program. We are especially interested in candidates whose scholarship focuses on behavior support in school, home, and community contexts. We also seek scholars who have demonstrated, or show potential for, an ability to establish and maintain a record of extramural funding that complements and adds to our strengths in assessment, prevention, and intervention for school-aged children or youth and their families. An interest in teaching coursework focusing on issues pertaining to applied behavior analysis, school-wide behavior support, positive behavior support, classroom management, prevention science, and administrative systems of school-wide discipline is desirable. The appointment begins September 16, 2017.
Required Qualifications: Earned doctoral degree in special education or related discipline (e.g., school psychology, child clinical psychology) Established record, or evidence of strong potential, for producing scholarship relevant to special education and the needs of diverse students and their families Established record, or evidence of strong potential, of obtaining external funding Evidence of working competently with children and families from culturally diverse populations An established record, or evidence of strong potential, of successful teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students in research and practice Demonstrated ability to engage in productive, respectful, collegial relationships with students, faculty, and staff.
To ensure full consideration, submit materials by5:00 p.m. PST on October 31, 2016. Review will continue until position is filled.