Overview

Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.

Purpose of Position

Located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati in an area offering an outstanding quality of life, NKU is a nationally recognized metropolitan university committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky / Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. Our institution is built on the core values of excellence, integrity, inclusiveness, innovation, and collegiality. Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity / Equal Access / Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged. For additional information on Northern Kentucky University, visit http://www.nku.edu.

At NKU, we are deeply committed to putting our students first and having a positive impact on the communities we serve.

Primary Responsibilities

We are looking for a dynamic faculty member eager to teach, mentor, and advise the next generation of teachers.

Qualifications

Candidates should have an earned doctorate (ABD considered) in Special Education, or minimally a master’s degree plus 18 semester hours in Special Education with related experience. Experience with diverse populations, inclusive practices, and the general education classroom curriculum is required. Preference will be given to applicants with an earned doctorate in Special Education and broad-based experience in Special Education across a variety of disability categories to support our current certification programs for high incidence disabilities (Specific Learning Disabilities, Emotional Disturbance, and Mild Intellectual Disabilities) and low incidence disabilities (Moderate and Severe Disabilities). Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate Special Education courses, and supervising field placements. The position is a Special Education Instructor- limited term position.

If you meet these qualifications and enjoy working closely with students in schools and communities, please e-mail the following information to Dr. Steven A. Crites, Interim Co-Chair, Department of Teacher Education, TeacherEducation@nku.edu: (a) letter of interest, (b) current vita, © names and contact information for 3 academic/professional references, and (d) copies of graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted at the initial stage). Review of applications will begin immediately after the deadline and continue until the position is filled. Salary and benefits are competitive. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.