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Special Education Assistant / Associate Professor, Tenure‐Track

Northern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 16, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Education Administration & Leadership, Other Education, Special Education, Teacher Education
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

Working Title Special Education Assistant / Associate Professor, Tenure‐Track Department College of Education Full Time or Part Time? Full Time Position Number Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Purpose of Position
Would you like to teach in a university where students report the greatest strength is faculty and staff who know them by name and who care about them? At NKU we are deeply committed to “up close and personal” education. We are agile and innovative, with a campus culture that is collaborative and collegial.

NKU, located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati in an area offering an outstanding quality of life, is a nationally recognized metropolitan university committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. Our institution is built on core values of excellence, integrity, inclusiveness, innovation and collegiality. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution. For additional information on Northern Kentucky University visit .

The College of Education at Northern Kentucky University is seeking to add to an already strong teaching faculty that appreciate the importance of classroom equity for all students. We invite applications to join our college in a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant/Associate Professor in Special Education within the Department of Teacher Preparation and Educational Studies. Primary Responsibilities
Responsibilities include teaching online and on-campus undergraduate and graduate special education courses, supervising field experiences, collaborating with colleagues in field-based programs, engaging in scholarly activity, advising graduate students, and serving the university, the profession, and the community. This position is a nine-month appointment, with possible summer employment. Salary and benefits are competitive. Qualifications
Required Qualifications
· Earned doctorate in Special Education or related field ( ABD considered)
· At least three years of K-12 classroom teaching experience
· Broad-based experience teaching students with mild to moderate disabilities, including learning disabilities, emotional/behavioral disorders, and/or mild intellectual disabilities
· Experience with diverse populations
· Experience in inclusive environments and the general education curriculum
· Committed to developing cultural competence and supporting diversity

Preferred Qualifications
· Experience working with students with moderate and severe disabilities
· Qualified for certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst ( BCBA )
· Experience integrating innovative online teaching practices

Interested individuals should submit an online application at NKU at Application should include a letter of interest, current vitae, names and contact information of three professional references, and copies of graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted at the initial stage of application).

If you have additional questions, you may contact Dr. Missy Jones, . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Minimum Education Doctorate Preferred Education Doctorate

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number 2021F554 Job Open Date 12/16/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Other

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