Postdoctoral Scholar in Special Education: Assistive Technology at University of Kentucky

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Location: Lexington, Kentucky





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University of Kentucky

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Postdoctoral Scholar in Special Education: Assistive Technology
Requisition Number FE01574
Working Title
Department Name 8G070:Early Childhood, Spec Ed, Rehab Counsel
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Other
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
An earned doctorate in special education
Required Related Experience
Evidence of substantive knowledge and background in the field of assistive technology
Evidence of substantive knowledge in instructional technology in special education
Demonstrated excellence or potential for excellence in undergraduate/graduate face-to-face and online teaching
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Required License/Registration/Certification
None
Job Summary
The Assistive Technology program area in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling housed in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky is seeking a full-time, postdoctoral scholar for the 2018-2019 academic year with a possible renewal in 2019-2020. Re-appointment is contingent upon funding. The postdoctoral scholar's primary responsibilities would include teaching four courses and maintaining a productive line of research in the area of special education technology. The postdoctoral scholar would also have the opportunity to consult with students and faculty on research projects.

The ideal candidate would have a background in special education, assistive technology, and instructional technology in special education. Applicants with a record of scholarly publications are strongly preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:
• An earned doctorate in special education
• Evidence of substantive knowledge and background in the field of assistive technology
• Evidence of substantive knowledge in instructional technology in special education
• Demonstrated excellence or potential for excellence in undergraduate/graduate face-to-face and online teaching
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Responsibilities:
• Teach graduate (600 level) and undergraduate (500 level) courses in the areas of assistive and instructional technology and assistive technology assessment
• Maintain an active line of research, publication, and other scholarly activities
• Provide service to the program and department
• Provide consultation to graduate students as needed in relevant areas of expertise

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy statement (upload under Specific Request 1), and contact information for three references (upload under Special Request 2). Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Margaret Bausch at meb@uky.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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    • InsideHigherEd.com
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    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinosinhighered.com
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    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
  4. Specific Request 2
Optional Documents

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