Special Education

Department of Special Education

The Department of Special Education at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater announces a full time tenure track position in the area of special education. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, advising, supervision of field experiences, scholarship, and service.
All faculty at UW – Whitewater may be required to teach online and hybrid courses, weekend and/or evening classes, and provide service to the university and local community in a variety of modalities, including leading Learning Communities, mentoring students, and providing professional development opportunities for colleagues, schools, and community groups. The position starts August 21, 2013.

Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate (or defense completed by start date) in special education or a closely related field. A minimum of three years experience teaching individuals with disabilities in the elementary, middle, and/or secondary level.
Preferred Qualifications: College teaching, advising, and supervision experience. Potential for or an established record of scholarly activity. A demonstrated commitment to the preparation of teachers within a multicultural context. Special consideration will be given to applicants with math methods or developmental disabilities education experience.

University and Community- UW-Whitewater is a premier public university with an enrollment of 12,034 students. The College of Education and Professional Studies is committed to diversity and teaching diverse learners; the utilization of multiple modes of instructional delivery and technology including smart classrooms and online, hybrid, and tele-presence courses; adult student learners; and international programs and experiences. The Department of Special Education regularly matriculates the largest number of special educators in the state of Wisconsin and has the only NCATE/CEC accredited special education program in the state. The campus is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin system. Located in a community near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago.

Applications: Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Shannon Stuart, Chair, Search Committee (262) 472-4877, Fax (262) 472-2843, stuarts@uww.edu or Dr. Rowand Robinson, Department Chair at 262-472-4847, robinsot@uww.edu.

A completed application packet includes a letter of intent addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts, and three letters of reference. Include the following for each recommendation: address, telephone numbers, and e-mail address. Submit electronic applications to: COEPS@uww.edu. Applicants who are invited to interview will give a scholarship presentation and teach a graduate or undergraduate lesson.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released.

Deadline: Review of applicants will begin December 1st and will continue until the position is filled.