Professor of Special Education - Institute on Disabilities, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2020

 

The Department of Teaching and Learning in Temple University's College of Education and Human Development is seeking a non-tenure-track, open-rank Professor of Special Education who would serve as Executive Director of the Temple University Institute on Disabilities (IOD). The responsibilities of this 12-month position that would begin in January 2020 include overseeing the IOD's programs and integrating activities of the IOD with the special education program. The successful applicant will have an earned doctorate in special education, education, or a related field and a record of progressive managerial experience, content excellence in disabilities, and visionary strategic leadership skills that build on the IOD's mission. Temple University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women, persons with disabilities, veterans, and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants interested in the position should send electronic copies of a letter of application, up to three selected publications, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to [email protected] using the subject line "SPED/IOD." Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Jason Travers, [email protected]

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The College of Education and Human Development at Temple University, founded in 1919, supports the university as a national center for excellence in both teaching and research with an international presence and a special commitment to serving the communities of metropolitan Philadelphia families. As one of the largest schools of education in the metropolitan area, the college has a strong influence on the field, especially in the Greater Philadelphia region. We educate a large number of teachers for Philadelphia, and as a member of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education, we acknowledge a special responsibility to the public and to the schools and school districts across the state. Additional information about the College of Education at Temple University can be found https://education.temple.edu/

 

The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University is one of the sixty-seven University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service funded by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Established in 1974, the Institute has mirrored the changes in the field of developmental disabilities, evolving into a model of self-determination and individualized supports in the community. Now located within the College of Education and Human Development at Temple University, the Institute is a vibrant, diverse organization with more than 40 staff members, and is considered a national leader in leadership development, assistive technology, Disability Studies, justice for people with disabilities, policy analysis and inclusive education.

Temple University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all in every aspect of its operations. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability. All prospective candidates must prove eligibility to work in the United States. This policy extends to all educational, service and employment programs of the University.

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