Clinical Assistant Professor of Special Education - Lambuth
University of Memphis
Location: Jackson, Tennessee
Type: Full Time
Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications
The College of Education, Department of Instruction and Curriculum Leadership is seeking to add a collaborative and innovative colleague for a full-time, nine (9) month, non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor of Special Education at the University of Memphis’ Lambuth Campus located in Jackson, TN. The ICL department and the special education program are dedicated to fostering a culture and climate of belonging and inclusiveness. The applicant’s teaching, service, and scholarship should demonstrate commitment to and experience with (1) special education methods, (2) teacher education preparation; (3) expertise in using classroom assessments and student achievement data to inform instruction; (4) culturally relevant and sustaining practice; and (5) comprehensive and sustained professional growth opportunities to enhance professional practices involving diverse populations. The successful candidate will start August 19, 2024. ICL is not offering any sponsorships at this time.
Required Qualifications: • Earned doctorate degree obtained by August 1, 2024 in Special Education or closely related field • Evidence of excellence in Special Education teaching for a minimum of 3 years in K-12 schools Desired Qualifications: • Evidence of, or potential for, successful teacher candidate supervision and related clinical experiences • Knowledge of EdTPA and/or various teacher evaluation systems • Experience and evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level Responsibilities: • Teach undergraduate and/or graduate Special Education field-based methods courses on or off- campus or online • Supervise clinical residency and related field experiences • Model technology integration in classroom experiences • Collaborate with local school systems in the preparation of teachers • Attend department and program area meetings • Professional service such as committee assignments and community engagement • Other duties as assigned
The University of Memphis, an independently governed institution, is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as one of two public research universities and the only community engaged public university in Tennessee. It has seven colleges and six professional schools serving a diverse population of over 20,000 students, 4,300 of whom are enrolled in graduate programs The University is strongly committed to its urban mission and outreach programs and recognizes the diverse and integrated role played by faculty and administration in fulfilling a comprehensive mission of research, education, and community outreach.
The Department of Instruction and Curriculum Leadership (ICL) offers undergraduate degrees that lead to both licensure and non-licensure tracks. The department also offers graduate degrees leading to licensure with the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) and non-licensure options with the Master of Science (MS), and Doctor of Education (EdD). In addition, the department also offers nationally recognized certificate and endorsement programs. We also benefit from strong partnerships with three university-affiliated lab schools which collectively serve over 500 children from PreK... to 8th grade. For additional information please see the websites of the university (http://www.memphis.edu), the college (http://www.memphis.edu/coe/), and the department (http://www.memphis.edu/icl).
The College of Education, with a faculty of over 65 full-time faculty positions, is accredited by CACREP, APA and CAEP and is a leader in the enhancement of teacher and principal preparation. The College is dedicated to a culture of belongingness and inclusion and prepares students for careers as administrators, counselors, educators, leaders, practitioners, researchers, scholars, and teachers. The University of Memphis is a Carnegie Foundation R1 institution and is one of two public research universities and the only community engaged public university in Tennessee. It has 12 colleges and professional schools serving a diverse population of nearly 22,000 students, 5,000 of whom are enrolled in graduate programs. The University is strongly committed to its urban mission and outreach programs and recognizes the diverse and integrated role played by faculty and administration in fulfilling a comprehensive mission of research, education, and community outreach.