The Department of Special Education & Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Education at Eastern Michigan University is seeking applicants for one tenure track position in Special Education. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor with a start in Fall, 2020.
Eastern Michigan University is an R2 institution enrolling approximately 18,000 students and offers an outstanding benefits package and a collegial work environment. EMU's distinct mix of comprehensive academic resources, strong community initiatives, and nationally-recognized undergraduate and graduate research achievements set it apart. The EMU campus is located in the Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor community, five miles from downtown Ann Arbor and 35 miles west of Detroit, MI and Windsor, Ontario.
The Special Education Program within the Department of Special Education & Communication Sciences and Disorders offers a wide range of undergraduate categorical special education degrees leading to initial state licensure in one or more categories. The program also offers a range of certificate, master's, and specialist programs.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach in two or more areas of the department programs/majors
Provide academic and scholarly research advising to students
Engage in research and scholarly activities appropriate to an R2 institution
Meet all contractual obligations for tenure-track faculty
Perform related Departmental duties as required.
Doctoral degree in special education completed by date of appointment from an accredited institution.
An active research/scholarly agenda and accomplishments related to the appointment.
Experience and an expressed interest in mixed methods research.
Prior special education teaching experience in a P-12 school.
Experience in teaching and scholarship related to Autism Spectrum Disorders and/or Learning Disabilities
Previous higher education teaching experience
Quantitative research expertise
Experience acquiring or pursuing external funding
The successful candidate will serve an eight-month, tenure track appointment with summer employment contingent on student demand and funding. A competitive salary will be based on qualifications and prior experience with a tenure track appointment at the assistant professor rank. Starting date should be no later than August 24, 2020.
Internal Number: 11221
About Eastern Michigan University
Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University?s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan?s exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.