The University of Lynchburg’s College of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in Special Education beginning fall 2020. Teaching responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of special education, including early childhood special education. Additional responsibilities include advising undergraduate and graduate students; developing university/school partnerships to enhance programs; working collaboratively with faculty and administrators to meet accreditation requirements; engaging in appropriate scholarly activities such as grants, presentations, research and publications in refereed journals; serving on college and campus-wide committees; engaging with the community; and willing 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: An earned doctorate in Special Education, or a closely related field, with extensive knowledge of theory and practice in early childhood special education is required. Teaching experience in a pre k-12 classroom, college or university teaching and supervisory experience, online teaching experience, proficiency in educational technologies (e.g., email, Google Meet, Moodle), and strong communication skills 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.
Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. Salary, rank, and tenure track status are commensurate with experience and educational credentials. Candidate must pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.
Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a current vita, samples of syllabi of courses applicable to the position, graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Roger E. Jones, Dean, College of Education, Leadership Studies, and Counseling, University of Lynchburg, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501-3199. EOE.
University of Lynchburg is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.