Assistant Professor of Practice - Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: F_220066
Assistant Professor of Practice – Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders is searching for a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice with expertise in early intervention or early childhood special education. This position is non-tenure leading with a 12-month appointment for up to 3 years and renewable thereafter with potential for promotion in rank to Associate or Full Professor of Practice.
Coordinate the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s online graduate program in Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education. Teach online 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.
The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders (https://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 270,000 that combines the cultural richness of a large university with the affordability of a Midwestern city.
Earned doctorate in Special Education or related area with minimum of two years professional employment as an early interventionist, early childhood special educator, or related professional working with young children with disabilities birth to age 5.
Teaching experience in higher education is required.
College teaching in special education, early intervention, and/or early childhood special education programs.
Experience in distance education pedagogy and technologies; interdisciplinary collaboration or training in early intervention or early childhood special education.
Training or experience with young children, ages birth to 5, with sensory differences, autism, or severe disabilities.
Eligibility for Nebraska teacher certification in early intervention or early childhood special education.
How to Apply Review of applications will begin May 16, 2022 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. To view details of the position and make application, go to https://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_220066. Click “Apply to this job.” Complete the information form and attach the following documents:
Letter of application with brief narrative addressing qualifications for the position.
Teaching Philosophy Statement for EI/ECSE?graduate level training/professional development.
Contact information for three professional references.
Inquiries should be directed to: Dr. Anne Thomas, 402-4752-2149 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.