Assistant Professor of Practice – Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Early Intervention (0-3)
Assistant Professor of Practice – Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is searching for a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice with expertise in early intervention/early childhood special education. This position is non-tenure leading with a 12-month appointment for up to three (3) years and renewable thereafter with potential for promotion in rank to Associate or Full Professor of Practice.
Responsibilities: Coordinate the University of Nebraska Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education graduate program. Teach graduate courses in early intervention/early childhood education. Recruit and advise graduate students; coordinate and supervise field/practicum and student teaching experiences; seek financial support for personnel preparation; and provide professional outreach and service in the department, college, university, and broader community. Collaborative research opportunities are also possible.
Earned doctorate in Special Education or related area with minimum two years professional employment as an early interventionist/early childhood special educator or professional working with children with disabilities birth to age 5 (e.g., psychologist, physical, occupational, or speech therapist).
Teaching experience in higher education.
College teaching in special education and/or EI or ECSE programs.
Distance education pedagogy and technologies.
Eligibility for Nebraska teacher certification in Early Intervention or Early Childhood Special Education.
Interdisciplinary teaming experiences or training in EI/ECSE.
Training or experience with young children with sensory differences, autism, or severe disabilities.
The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders (http://cehs.unl.edu/secd/) is nationally known for its graduate programs in Special Education, Speech Language Pathology, and Audiology and is committed to innovative inquiry to understand and mitigate learning and behavior disorders, speech/language impairments, and sensory differences. Department faculty are addressing important problems and developing interventions that facilitate academic success, social/emotional development, autonomous communication, sensory access, and rehabilitation throughout the lifespan.
Lincoln, Nebraska is a vibrant college town of approximately 280,000 that combines the cultural richness of a large university with the affordability of a Midwestern city.
Review of applications will begin January 17, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.
How to Apply:
To view details of the position and make application, go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_210222. Click “Apply to this job.” Complete the information form and attach the following documents: 1) letter of application with stated rationale for interest in and specific strengths for the position; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) teaching philosophy statement for EI/ECSE graduate level/professional development; and (4) contact information for three professional references who can speak to your qualifications for the position.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.