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Assistant Professor (Special Education)

Company:
Indiana State University
Job Location:
Terre Haute, Indiana
Category:
Special Education

Required Relevant Education & Experience:
An earned doctorate or ABD in Special Education or related area. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in a collegial or team-oriented departmental environment and exhibit a willingness to develop professionally. At least three years of successful special education teaching in a P-12 school setting is also required.

About the Institution:
Indiana State University has been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Top Colleges and by the Princeton Review as among the best in the Midwest. Located in Terre Haute, Indiana, its pedestrian friendly and beautifully landscaped campus has earned a Tree Campus USA designation and has been recognized by Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally responsible college campuses.

Located in the heart of Terre Haute's downtown, Indiana State's campus is within walking distance to local shops and restaurants. Situated near the Indiana-Illinois border, the campus is about an hour's drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other major metropolitan areas including St. Louis, Chicago, Cincinnati and Louisville.

The Indiana State student body represents all 50 states and more than 65 countries and is among the most diverse in Indiana. The University is ranked number one among Indiana's public and private institutions on CollegeNet's annual social mobility index. There are more than 250 student-run organizations offering activities and entertainment throughout the year along with 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with numerous classes and recreational sports programs, and a Performing Arts Series and University Speakers Series which bring national touring productions and speakers to campus.

Position Details:
Assistant Professor - Tenure-Track Faculty, Teaching and Learning (Special Education)

The Department of Teaching and Learning in the Bayh College of Education at Indiana State University seeks an Assistant Professor with primary teaching responsibilities in the special education program, undergraduate and/or graduate levels. This is a tenure-track position with appointment beginning August 2022.

Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate/graduate courses, supervising field experiences and interns, serving on and eventually chairing dissertation committees, mentoring students, and/or sponsoring student clubs and organizations, coordinating programs, designing courses, and instructional/learning experiences for students, and developing syllabi accordingly. The faculty member will also participate within the Professional Development Schools (PDS) initiative, work collaboratively in partnership with university faculty and public/private school faculty, review, revise, and reimagine curriculum and program design as needs arise, and ensure appropriate assessment efforts, continuous improvement activities, and accreditation activities are ongoing as part of a quality assurances system. Expectations will also include contributing appropriate scholarship to the department, college, university, discipline, and field, and serving at the departmental, college, university, local community, and national level.

To qualify for this position, the individual must have an earned doctorate or ABD in Special Education or related area and training/experience in one or more subject-matter content methods. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in a collegial or team-oriented departmental environment and exhibit a willingness to develop professionally. At least three years of successful special education teaching in a P-12 school setting is also required.

Able to adapt to change, Able to work both independently and collaboratively, Demonstration of high ethical standards, integrity, professionalism, politeness, and courteousness, Excellent interpersonal, organizational, planning, team building and problem solving skills, Professional demeanor, high energy, dynamic personality and excellent communication and interpersonal skills, Proven verbal and written communication skills, Work effectively with a diverse community, Able to plan, organize, and implement projects in a timely manner, Able to work well with others

Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate/graduate courses, supervising field experiences and interns, serving on and eventually chairing dissertation committees, mentoring students, and/or sponsoring student clubs and organizations, coordinating programs, designing courses, and instructional/learning experiences for students, and developing syllabi accordingly. The faculty member will also participate within the Professional Development Schools (PDS) initiative, work collaboratively in partnership with university faculty and public/private school faculty, review, revise, and reimagine curriculum and program design as needs arise, and ensure appropriate assessment efforts, continuous improvement activities, and accreditation activities are ongoing as part of a quality assurance system. Expectations will also include contributing appropriate scholarship to the department, college, university, discipline, and field, and serving at the departmental, college, university, local community, and national level.


We seek faculty who value quality instruction, thrive in a collaborative environment of scholars, embrace experiential learning and community engagement in the educational experience, promote digital literacy, and have a desire to mentor diverse students, support an inclusive mindset, and integrate multicultural content into their teaching.

The Bayh College of Education has three departments, including Applied Clinical and Educational Sciences; Educational Leadership; and Teaching and Learning. The College has 39 full-time faculty members, 26 adjunct faculty members, 24 staff members, and 49 graduate assistants. Additionally, the Bayh College of Education serves 576 graduate students and 502 undergraduate students across 20-degree programs and a variety of non-degree programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Programs in the Teaching and Learning Department have national recognition status in an institution that is fully accredited by CAEP. The department faculty provide innovative programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels using a variety of on-campus, distance, and hybrid delivery methods. We follow a practitioner-scholar framework that joins high standards of scholarship with practical application and field experience.


Review of applications will on January 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Indiana State University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, sexual orientation, including gender identity or expression, religion, disability, or veteran status. In line with its commitment to equal opportunity, the University will recruit, hire, promote, educate, and provide services to persons based upon their individual qualifications meeting established criteria.

Diversity Upgrade: Yes

Job Summary:
Teaching graduates and/or pre-service teachers for grades PK-12, as well as conducting appropriate scholarship and service activities, commensurate with tenure track expectations.

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