We invite applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Special Education position in the Department of Special Education and Child Development at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. This tenure- eligible position will begin August 15, 2018. Maintain scholarly productivity in research; seek external funds to support research activities. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses (face-to-face and online) with instructional responsibilities in K-12 special education with a preferred emphasis in the area(s) of secondary transition, moderate to severe/profound disabilities, applied behavior analysis, and/or autism spectrum disorder. Serve on master's and doctoral committees; provide service to the field and profession; and participate in program, department, college, and university service.
Minimum Experience / Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
We seek a faculty colleague to join a high achieving, dynamic, and collaborative College of Education committed to preparing professionals who contribute to the positive development of individuals and the development of effective schools for all children and youth, especially those reflecting the diversity of the populations in urban schools. The College strives to develop a deep understanding of and respect for diversity among students and colleagues; therefore, we encourage applications from professionals who can help us achieve this goal. Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in Special Education or a closely related field from an accredited university; have three or more years of successful K-12 teaching experience with students with disabilities, and have research experience with students with disabilities. Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to teach at the college/university level, to conduct research and develop grant proposals, to present at state and/or national conferences, and demonstrate commitment to engaging in professional service.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.