Job: Assistant / Associate Professor, Special Education

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Job Title:Assistant / Associate Professor, Special Education
Job ID:12454
Location:UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time:Full-Time
DEPARTMENT: School Counseling, School Psychology & Special Education
ANTICIPATED START DATE: January 2017 or August 2017

University of Wisconsin-Stout School of Education seeks an emerging or established scholar with expertise to fill a tenure-track position in Special Education at the Assistant or Associate level. The successful candidate will work in a collaborative and supportive environment to maintain an active research agenda, including the pursuit of external funding. The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses (face-to-face and online), including teacher preparation, supervise students and be involved in course and program assessment of student learning.
- Doctorate or currently enrolled in a doctoral program in Special Education or a closely related field with completion of doctorate one year from contract start date
- Graduate degree in Special Education or closely related field
- 3 years of full-time teaching experience within the PK-12 schools

- Doctorate or ABD in Special Education or closely related field
- Certifiable/Licensable in Special Education
- Ability to teach using distance education strategies including online courses, blended learning and distributed learning
- A history of leadership, scholarly publications, and service in higher education
A member of the University of Wisconsin System, UW-Stout serves over 9,500 students in 26 graduate programs, including two terminal degrees and 48 undergraduate programs. As "Wisconsin's Polytechnic University," students, faculty and staff use applied learning, scientific theory and research to solve real-world problems, grow the state's economy and serve society. A leader in adopting new technology, UW-Stout is a digital campus and all faculty and staff are required to use available technology in their positions including course delivery. Increasingly courses are offered via alternative delivery methods and time frames. Faculty members are responsible for teaching, advising, research and scholarly activity, assessment of student learning and service.

The university is located in Menomonie, situated in western Wisconsin, one hour east of Minneapolis-St. Paul on Interstate 94; located in the scenic Chippewa Valley Region with a population base of more than 200,000. Menomonie is a city of 16,000 surrounded by lakes, streams and woodlands. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit:
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.

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As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at:

Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application. Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Required application materials:
- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications
- Current Vita
- A copy of teaching licenses
- Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
- Unofficial copies of transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire

To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on 11/29/16; screening of applications will begin 11/30/16. Applications may be reviewed until position is filled.

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Search Chair: Ruth Nyland
Phone: 715-232-1310

If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
TA Coordinator: Shanna Hoffman
Phone: 715-232-1663

Job Family: Teaching

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