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(Archived) Lecturer/Senior Lecturer and Practicum Coordinator in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education

Last Updated: 5/19/22

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer and Practicum Coordinator in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education

Job no: 529277
Work type: Faculty - Career
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Education, Instruction

Department: Department of Special Education and Clinical Sciences
Rank: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer
Annual Basis: 9 Month
Review of Applications Begins
May 16, 2022, position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with an online application, including names and contact information for at least three professional references, applicants should submit the following:
- A CV
- A letter of interest (2 -3 pages) that describes:

  • Your professional experience in early intervention/early childhood special education
  • Your experience teaching adults (including online instruction), supervising, and advising students
  • Your approach to providing clinical supervision for early intervention/early childhood special education students
  • Your experience working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and embedding equity and inclusion content/practices into your teaching/supervision
    Department Summary
    The College of Education (COE) is home to 4 academic departments, 14 academic degree programs, 14 research and outreach units, and the HEDCO Clinic. All academic departments house both graduate and undergraduate programs addressing the full range of issues present in educational and social systems. Our tenure and career non-tenure-track faculty in each department are devoted to inspiring and mentoring the approximately 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students in the COE who will be the next generation of educational and social science leaders. The COE has a long record of developing widely adopted, evidence-based assessments and interventions used in both clinical settings and in-school programs that serve millions of children in thousands of schools across the country and world. Our faculty, staff, and students have one thing in common: A spirit of discovery and dedication to creating positive change with the goal of a more equitable, educated, and healthy tomorrow.

    The Department of Special Education and Clinical Sciences is one of four academic departments in the College of Education. It is comprised of three major programs: Communication Disorders and Sciences (CDS), School Psychology (SPSY), and Special Education (SPED). The Department offers degrees from undergraduate to masters and doctoral, as well as licensure and endorsement programs. The Special Education and Clinical Sciences Department is involved in collaborative efforts among all COE departments and institutes to support research across the College, outreach activities, and core requirements for the masters and doctoral programs.
    Position Summary
    The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer and Practicum Coordinator in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education will provide instruction and academic support to graduate-level students in the College of Education, primarily in the Department of Special Education and Clinical Sciences (SPECS). Course content areas will focus on Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Methods and clinical supervision. Additionally, this position will be responsible for advising, mentoring, and chairing student masters applied project committees. Other duties include departmental, college, and university service; collaborative curriculum and academic program leadership; and engaging in key state and national professional societies related to the field to further the mission of the program. All faculty are expected to contribute to the equity and inclusion goals of the college and to incorporate the best inclusive practices indicated in their field of expertise.

    This position is a nine-month Career Faculty position in the Lecturer classification series. The position's responsibilities are guided by the COE's Non-Tenure Track Professional Responsibilities Policy, United Academics' Collective Bargaining Agreement, and the COE's NTTF Policy for Promotion and Review.

    This Lecturer position/Senior Lecturer reports to the Special Education and Clinical Sciences department head.
    Minimum Requirements
    To qualify for the rank of Lecturer:
  • Doctoral degree in Special Education, School Psychology, other areas of Psychology, or related field
  • Documents expertise in Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education (EI/ECSE) teaching methods
  • Documents expertise in EI/ECSE advising and clinical supervision
  • Teaching experience in an EI/ECSE classroom (3 years minimum)
  • Appropriate license (Teaching License - Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education; must be Oregon Eligible)

    To qualify for the rank of Senior Lecturer I successful candidates must meet all the requirements of Lecturer Rank plus an additional 6 years of post-terminal experience including the following:
  • Evidence of high-quality teaching and professional expertise in the field as related to the position (e.g., teaching courses, presentations)
  • Experience participating in graduate education (e.g., doctoral committees, research supervision, advising)
  • Demonstrated service and/or leadership in the field, department, college, and/or university
  • Documented program coordination or comparable leadership responsibilities and contributions to the graduate education program
  • Scholarly contributions to the field (e.g., develop and publish teaching or clinical materials, publications in the practice literature; presentations)

    To qualify for the rank of Senior Lecturer II successful candidates must meet all the requirements of the Senior Lecturer I Rank plus an additional 12 years of post-terminal experience including the following:
  • Demonstrated leadership with expanded responsibilities in a variety of areas including but not limited to, curriculum development, program development, and program evaluation of the graduate education program
  • Demonstrated broad scope of impact and audience of your scholarly activities (e.g., having a state or national office develop and publish teaching or clinical materials, publish in the practice literature, write grant applications)
    Professional Competencies
  • Demonstrated potential to contribute positively to our diverse community and to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that will enhance community relations and support graduate student training
  • Ability to teach a broad array of applied leadership courses on topics such as early intervention/early childhood special education methods
    Preferred Qualifications
  • Evidence of management of community collaborations/partnerships
  • Evidence of commitment to engagement in DEI initiatives within instruction, supervision, or community engagement

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see: https://coronavirus.uoregon.edu/vaccine.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or [Register to View] .

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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