University of Delaware — Continuing Track Assistant Professor, Special Education

University of Delaware
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Job No: 498486
Work Type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Human Development & Family Studies, Full Time

University of Delaware
College of Education and Human Development
School of Education
Assistant Professor, Special Education (Continuing Track)

The School of Education (SOE) at the University of Delaware invites applications for an outstanding scholarly educator in special education. This 9-month academic-year continuing track faculty position is at the rank of assistant professor. As a continuing track faculty member, the candidate will have the opportunity to take on leadership responsibilities, gain promotion, take sabbatical leave, and enjoy the security of a multi-year appointment. Qualified candidates should be interested in establishing a long-term career at the University of Delaware. The start date of the position is September 1, 2022.

We are seeking candidates with expertise in evidence-based academic and/or behavioral interventions for children and young adults with high-incidence disabilities. The ideal candidate will share SOE’s commitment to promoting diversity and equity and to solving critical educational and social problems through excellence in scholarly teaching and service to the citizens of Delaware, the nation, and the world. Scholars from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications: A doctoral degree in special education or a closely related field; a record of or potential for excellence in teaching evidence-based academic and/or behavioral interventions for children and young adults with high-incidence disabilities; experience at undergraduate and/or graduate levels; experience teaching individuals with disabilities; and the ability to create and support diversity, equity, and inclusiveness in all aspects of their work.

Preferred Qualifications: Three to five years prior experience as a K-12 educator; Teaching experience in face-to-face and online formats; a record of collaboration with faculty, teachers, families, students, and the broader educational community; experience in course development, student advising, and / or experience or understanding of accreditation procedures

Responsibilities: Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in special education in traditional and online formats with a typical teaching load of three – four courses per semester; working collaboratively in the development, evaluation, and growth of the special education programs; providing service to the department, college, university, state, and to the field.

About SOE: The School of Education, housed within the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) has over 60 full-time and jointly appointed faculty, nearly 600 undergraduate majors and minors, and 360 graduate students. The SOE offers an undergraduate major in elementary teacher education with a dual certification program in special education and undergraduate minors in educational studies, educational technology, and race, culture, and equity in education. The department also supports several robust graduate programs at both the master’s and doctoral level. The M.Ed. in Exceptional Children and Youth program has several tracks including a traditional masters, an online program, an initial certification program, and a 4+1 joint bachelors/masters program. Special education faculty are also involved in the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Ph.D. in Education programs with opportunities to teach and advise doctoral students.

Faculty in the SOE are highly active researchers and educators in areas spanning special education, literacy and language, mathematics education, the science of learning, sociocultural approaches, and educational policy. Faculty are deeply committed to providing demanding and rigorous academic instruction that has a lasting impact on students’ lives. Faculty research is externally supported from numerous foundations and from federal agencies such as the Institute for Education Sciences, the National Science Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health. In the last several years, faculty have garnered external funding exceeding $21 million, and the college ranks among the top nationally in obtaining federal support for education research. SOE faculty are recognized for their contributions to national conversations about critical educational issues, lead organizations working to address those issues, and provide a range of supports to the agencies at the front lines of improving educational opportunities and outcomes. The faculty are a methodologically diverse and collegial group of nationally- and internationally known scholars.

About CEHD: The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) comprises two academic departments, the SOE and Human Development and Family Sciences. Additionally, the CEHD hosts several centers and resources, such as the Center for Disabilities Studies (CDS), which promotes increased access, opportunity, and accomplishment among people with disabilities-across ages and life domains-through its multifaceted research, training and service portfolio. CDS affords access to a fertile environment for applied research, community engagement, and program development.

About UD: Founded in 1743, the University of Delaware (UD) combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology. Located in Newark, Delaware, within two hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., the University is a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Carnegie Research University (a research designation accorded to fewer than three percent of the degree-granting institutions in the U.S.), and with external funding exceeding $200 million annually. A state-assisted, privately governed institution, the University enrolls approximately 17,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students. The University of Delaware has been recognized for the past five years by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of America’s best university employers.

The University of Delaware strongly believes that our future success is firmly predicated on our steadfast commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Diversity is a core value and guiding principle for our School and College’s educational mission to prepare future scholars, educators, and leaders to educate and lead in increasingly diverse schools and communities.

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit 1) a cover letter outlining their interest in the position and a description of their contributions to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness in teaching and service; 2) a current CV; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, including evidence of teaching effectiveness; and 4) contact information for at least three references. Candidates will be notified before references are contacted. Review of application will begin February 16, 2022.

Questions should be directed to Dr. Laura Eisenman, Search Committee Chair, at eisenman@udel.edu

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Applications close: Open until filled

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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