Overview

Texas Tech University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Special Education starting in August 2018. The Educational Diagnostician Specialization of the Special Education Program is seeking a qualified individual to join a productive faculty that includes scientist practitioners of Special Education.

The Educational Diagnostician Specialization of the Special Education Program emphasizes formal and informal assessment to identify and develop educational plans for students with special education needs for P – 12 students. The Educational Diagnostician program fulfills the supervisory requirements of the Texas Education Agency requirements for practicum and internship. The Master’s and PhD programs are fully online and contain both synchronous and asynchronous components.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have:

Required:
(1) Earned doctorate in Special Education, or closely related field;
(2) Certification as an Educational Diagnostician in the State of Texas;
(3) Minimum of three years of classroom teaching experience (P-12);
(4) Experience as an Educational Diagnostician;
(5) Demonstrated ability to conduct research in special education; and
(6) Commitment to serving diverse populations.

Preferred:
a. Experience developing and teaching Special Education Assessment Master’s and Doctoral level courses for online delivery;
b. Activity in professional organizations pertaining to assessment of populations with various disabilities;
c. Research agenda or focus related to persons with disabilities and/or assessment;
d. Demonstrated potential or track-record of obtaining external funding;
e. Effective communication and collaboration skills; and,
f. Experience with a variety of distance education delivery models.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include:

(1) Teaching Special Education assessment, internship and generic graduate courses
(2) Supervision of practicum students
(3) Advising graduate students
(4) Serving on and chairing Master’s/Doctoral committees
(5) Obtaining external funding to support research and practice
(6) Contributing to the advancement of specialization and program goals through service
(7) Providing service to the Special Education Program, College of Education, Texas Tech University and to the profession at large

The College of Education at Texas Tech University is comprised of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership. The College of Education houses 11 graduate programs between the two departments that prepare both applied and basic researchers who possess the skills to work with diverse populations. Texas Tech University, a member of the Big 12 Conference, is located in Lubbock, Texas (population 257,000). Texas Tech University is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of over 32,000 and is the only campus in Texas where both the law school and medical school are housed at the same location. The University has a wide range of undergraduate and graduate NCATE accredited programs. Texas Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans, and we consider the needs of dual-career couples.

Interested candidates should submit application materials online at the TTU Personnel Employment website: http://jobs.texastech.edu. Please include your curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts and a list of three references with complete addresses and phone numbers, email address, and a letter of application. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Requisition #15138BR.

For more details about TTU or the College of Education, visit http://www.ttu.edu and http://www.educ.ttu.edu. For more information contact Dr. Janna Brendle at janna.brendle@ttu.edu .