Assistant Professor in Special Education -ASL/Deaf Education
Ball State University
The Department of Special Education has a full-time tenure track faculty position available August 2022.
The faculty member assigned to this position will assist in teaching and related programming activities in Special Education: ASL/Deaf and Hard of Hearing, aid in collecting data and writing accreditation and annual reporting, supervising practicum students and student teaching; advising students; providing program oversight and coordination; and conducting research.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Minimum Qualifications: Earned doctorated from an accredited institution, minimum of three years of public-school teaching experience with students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, fluency in American Sign Language (ASL), and record of potential for scholarly activities commensurate with rank as demonstrated by peer-reviewed scholarship and/or presentations.
Employer will consider sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Earned doctorate with emphasis in special education from an accredited institution, additional years of teaching experience in public and/or private schools serving students who are Deaf, experience with on-line or blended teaching, evidence of scholarly productivity including published articles, books, professional presentations, and related activities commensurate with rank, experience using innovative emerging media technologies in special education, and experience teaching ASL.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/27578. Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae and cover letter addressed to Raschelle Neild. Please contact Dr. Neild, Chair of the Search Committee, with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through November 27, 2021.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.
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