Become part of an educational program in the restructured College of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling that is committed to continuous improvement and growth. We invite applications for a full time, tenure track position in Special Education beginning fall 2021. Teaching responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of special education, along with teacher preparation. Additional responsibilities include advising, school and campus-wide committee assignments, service to the community, strong evidence of established or promising research and scholarly activity, and a willingness to teach courses connected to the College of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling in the Westover Scholars Program or General Education programs as needed.
Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Special Education with extensive knowledge of theory and practice. Practical experience with and knowledge of high-incidence disabilities, inclusion, collaboration, assessment, and evidence-based instructional practices is needed. Experience in adapted curriculum or early childhood special education is preferable. Teaching experience in a k-12 classroom, college or university teaching and supervisory experience, and online teaching experience proficiency in educational technologies are preferable. University of Lynchburg is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidate must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.
Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. Salary, rank, and tenure track status are commensurate with experience and educational credentials.
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a current vita, sample syllabi of courses applicable to the position, copies of graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Bobbi Johnson, Dean, College of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling, University of Lynchburg. Applications can be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to Dr. Bobbi Johnson, College of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501-3199. EOE.
The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from persons of color, women, Indigenous/aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University of Lynchburg community.