Assistant Professor in Special Education
Company: Wichita State University
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Wichita State University
College of Applied Studies – Intervention Services & Leadership in
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Special Education
Position Description: The Department of Intervention Services &
Leadership in Education in the College of Applied Studies at
Wichita State University is seeking candidates to fill a 9-month,
tenure-eligible Assistant Professor in Special Education. Primary
academic responsibilities will be in the candidate's area of
expertise. The candidate will also contribute to the
cross-disciplinary needs of the Department, including but not
limited to (a) teaching graduate courses in the Special Education
program (b) maintaining a record of scholarly productivity through
peer-reviewed publications and presentations, and providing service
to the profession, community, department, college, and
Required Education: Earned doctorate or ABD in special education
(doctorate completed by August 2022) or related eld.
Successful experience working collaboratively with teachers and
school district personnel.
Evidence of potential for establishing a record of publication and
Evidence of promoting and supporting diversity and social
Willingness to accommodate a variety of learning styles and
strategies in instructional delivery and learning activities,
including online and blended learning, flexible teaching methods,
and applied learning approaches.
Evidence of communication and interpersonal skills to work
effectively with diverse students and colleagues.
Ability to work collaboratively with other faculty and
Three years professional-level PreK-12 special education teaching
Evidence of proficiency in the area of transition for students with
Evidence of expertise in teaching individuals with
Familiarity with online delivery of instruction.
Previous university level teaching experience.
Teach graduate courses in special education and supervise graduate
candidates in eld placements and capstone projects (e.g.,
Teach both traditional and non-traditional delivery options such as
off-campus, evening, weekend, and online courses.
Establish and/or maintain a record of scholarship including
refereed publications, presentations, and submissions to external
Engage in appropriate service activities within the university,
professional organizations, and community agencies.
Work collaboratively with other faculty in teaching, program
oversight (developing, assessing, reporting), student advising, and
Develop relationships with partnership schools and community
agencies as appropriate.
Starting Date: August 2022
Salary: commensurate with qualications and expertise.
Application Procedure: For full consideration, candidates must go
online at to apply for the position. Include the following three
items: (1) Letter of application describing abilities to meet
qualications and interest in the position, (2) Curriculum Vitae,
and (3) Names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers
for three individuals who can be contacted for professional
Contact: For questions, please contact search chair Dr. Donna
Sayman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment
practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age,
ancestry, color disability, gender, gender identity, genetic
information, marital status, national origin, political
affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or
status as a veteran.
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a
satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of
All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support
the WSU Vision, Mission and Values and to help foster an
environment rich in diversity of culture, thoughts and experience.
Candidates for faculty positions should be able to demonstrate the
ability to effectively educate and empower a diverse student
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