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Lecturer in Special Education

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Lecturer in Special Education
Requisition Number FE01146
Working Title
Department Name 8G070:Early Childhood, Spec Ed, Rehab Counsel
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education

Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in Special Education.

Required Related Experience

Required related experience includes experience as a P12 educator, a commitment to innovative inclusive education, effective collaboration with P12 partners in education, evidence of positively impacting student growth and achievement, and demonstration of effective instructional practices in schools.

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Job Summary

The Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling (EDSRC) in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a non-tenure track lecturer position in Special Education. This lecturer faculty member will provide expertise in support of both the learning and behavior disorders (LBD) and moderate and severe disabilities (MSD) programs across elementary, middle, and secondary school levels. The appointment is a nine-month appointment, effective January 1, 2018. The position is an initial two-year appointment, renewable in two-year increments.

Responsibilities include the following: Teach a four-four course load and engage with P12 and university faculty in program planning, implementation, and evaluation.

Qualifications include an earned doctorate in Special Education, experience as a P12 educator, a commitment to innovative inclusive education, effective collaboration with P12 partners in education, evidence of positively impacting student growth and achievement, and demonstration of effective instructional practices in schools. Experience in instructional technology, assistive technology, and/or supervision of practicum students or student teachers is preferred.

Please note that, to be considered an applicant, an application must be submitted via the UK Jobs site. Interested applicants should include, along with the nomination form, a letter of application detailing qualifications (upload under Cover Letter), current curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita), one sample of professional writing (upload under Specific Request 1), evaluations of any college teaching (upload under Specific Request 2), and names and contact information for three current references familiar with the applicant’s work (upload under Specific Request 3).

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Amy Spriggs, Search Committee Chair, Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling, College of Education, 229 Taylor Education Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0001; phone: 859-257-4713, amy.spriggs@uky.edu.

Review of applications begins November 1, 2017, and continues until position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Experience in instructional technology, assistive technology, and/or supervision of practicum students or student teachers is preferred.

Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
  4. Specific Request 2
  5. Specific Request 3
Optional Documents