Assistant Professor of Special Education

Western Oregon University
Monmouth, OR
Closing date
Jan 24, 2022

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Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Education
Organization Type
#: F-2107
Date: Review begins 1/3/22 | Open until filled

Department: DEL/College of Education
Salary: $54,215 [See
Article 16 Salary]
Department / Job Summary:
The Division of Teacher Education seeks a motivated and
qualified applicant with experience in Special Education to join
the Division as an Assistant Professor. This is a full-time,
9-month, tenure-track position with probable summer session
employment. Salary is dependent upon qualifications; excellent
benefits package. The College of Education is nationally
recognized for its leadership in evidence-based teacher preparation
and its efforts to connect teaching and learning. Diverse
candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Assistant Professor of Special Education
position will teach graduate and undergraduate classes primarily in
online modes with limited face to face instruction. The candidate
will supervise field experiences (practicum/internships and student
teaching); participate in seeking external funding; advise
students; and supervise students in completing master's theses and
field studies. Responsibilities will include: student advising,
program development, and committee work as required by contract.
Other responsibilities will be dependent upon preparation and
experience. Summer employment may be available.
Minimum Qualifications:

Earned doctorate in Special Education or related field. ABD
candidate considered, but must have doctorate by start date
Expertise in at least two of the following areas: quantitative
research methodology; inclusive practices; research-based
instructional strategies in core subject areas (e.g., literacy,
A minimum of 3 years of successful teaching as a licensed
special education teacher in a pre-K-12 special education

Preferred Qualifications:

5 or more years of successful teaching experience as a licensed
special education teacher in a pre-K-12 special education
Experience and expertise in using technologies for teaching and
Experience in clinical supervision in Special Education
Special consideration will be given to candidates with evidence
of: outstanding teaching; scholarly activity; skills in field
supervision; and the ability to work effectively in a team and with
schools/districts and agencies
Ability to obtain an Oregon special education teaching
Start Date: September 16, 2022 or earlier if
mutually agreeable
Required Application materials (PDF

WOU Employment Application form
available here
Letter of application that addresses each qualification of the
position. Please include how your experience, education, and/or
training might help us build a more inclusive, collaborative, and
diverse community.
Curriculum vitae
Contact information for three references
Unofficial copy of transcript for highest degree earned
You may submit all materials online at
Note: A criminal background check will be required as a
condition of employment
Contact Information:
Questions regarding this position may be directed to Shari
Hopkins, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, at
For more information about the College of Education, go to
For more information about the WOU Special Education programs,
go to
For questions regarding the application process or to submit
your application documents, please contact Human Resources at
503-838-8552 or The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Special Education - Assistant Professor, Location: Monmouth, OR - 97361

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