Assistant/Associate Professor of Special Education

Florida, United States
Competitive Salary
Nov 04, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The College of Education and Human Services at the University of North Florida is seeking applications for a full time (9-month) tenure-track position at the Associate or Assistant Professor level beginning in the fall of 2021. This position will support the Exceptional Student Education Program in the Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education Department. An earned doctorate in special education or related discipline is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate methods courses in special education (e.g., mathematics) using a variety of methods (e.g., distance learning), as well as coach and supervise students in the field. Successful candidates might have opportunities to teach and serve in our C&I doctoral program. Field courses are critical to our mission, as they are integrated with methods courses and high leverage practices in special education, and embedded in our professional development schools. Experiences mentoring students from diverse backgrounds is preferred, including first generation college students. The successful candidate will have demonstrated or potential to produce research in special education (e.g. peer reviewed publications, grants and contracts); participate in recruiting activities and other service activities that are in accordance with the mission and vision of the program, college and university; and cultivate relationships and partnerships with diverse local schools, districts, organizations and communities.

Our dedicated, vibrant, and collaborative faculty look forward to welcoming a colleague who will contribute to our scholarly strengths in the area of special education teacher education, including partnering with our professional development schools. The Department of Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education prepares highly effective and qualified teachers, interpreters, and other professionals with the knowledge, skills, dispositions, and cultural/linguistic competencies to meet the diverse educational and accessibility needs of children and adults in education and community settings. We are interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to this mission through their teaching, research, and service to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. We strongly encourage minorities from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Applicants must complete an online application in OASys at and must upload all required documents to be considered for this position. Once you finalize your completed application and have submitted the required documents, you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for this position for your records. If you have any questions about the university or the search process contact Megan Porter. If you have any questions about the position itself, contact Dr. David Hoppey at Applicants who do not apply online or do not upload all the required documentation will not be considered for this position.

You must apply online at and submit all required documents to be considered an applicant for this position. UNF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution.