Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Special Education

Employer
Ball State University
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 14, 2022
Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title

Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Special Education

About this Opportunity

The Department of Special Education invites applications for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor available for the 2022-23 academic year, with the potential for an initial 3-year contract based upon qualifications. This contract is renewable for two additional years after the initial three-year contract. Our department is seeking faculty with strong interpersonal skills and faculty who value collaborative teaching approaches to promote cross-disciplinary knowledge that will serve our graduates in their careers. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrable teaching skills in guiding the growth of academic programs and curricula and working experience in teaching.

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  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Professional Development
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Appointment Type

Non-Tenure-track/Contract

Length of Appointment

FT Academic Year

Description

The Department of Special Education has an Assistant Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Special Education available beginning August 2023. Major responsibilities include teaching both on campus and online courses in mild/moderate disabilities, participation in departmental and program area meetings. Service on departmental, college and university committees is required.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned Masters Degree in Special Education from an accredited institution. Experience in schools working directly with students with disabilities.

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional experience working in schools among students with mild/moderate disabilities. Active role in special education professional organizations. Successful college-level teaching experience. Experience with online course delivery technology. Interest in quality educator preparation programs for special education teachers.

Required Certifications/Licensures

N/A

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised

None

EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Department

Special Education:800090

College/Department Information

Department Email or Phone Number

Email: sdieringer@bsu.edu Phone: 765-285-5700

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

202201009F

Number of Vacancies

1

Desired Start Date

08/18/2023

Position End Date

Posting Date

11/14/2022

Applications Accepted Through Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Consideration Date: to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by the date indicated here. (Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.)

12/14/2022

Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

For inquiries regarding this vacancy, please contact Dr. Shannon Dieringer, sdieringer@bsu.edu.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Inclusive Excellence Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Master's Transcripts
  2. Doctorate Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3


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