Overview

Requisition Number: FE01146

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/CertificationNone

Job SummaryThe 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.
Preferred Education/Experience

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

Open Until Filled
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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.