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Personnel Preparation : Faculty Search Announcements Last Updated: Dec 5th, 2006 - 12:13:29

University of Nevada Las Vegas Seeks Assistant/Associate Professor in Learning Disabilities
By Sherri Strawser
Dec 5, 2006, 12:09

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Special Education: Assistant/Associate Professor; Learning Disabilities / Generalist


The Department of Special Education invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate level with expertise in learning disabilities / mild-to-moderate disabilities. This is a full time, 9-month appointment beginning Fall, 2007. Responsibilities: teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Special Education; establish and/or maintain a continuous record of scholarly productivity, including procurement of external funds; advise graduate students; and engage in professional service and leadership activities both within and outside the University.


Applicants must hold an earned doctorate in special education or a related field. Preference will be given to candidates with the training and/or experience to teach curriculum methods and strategies for students with learning disabilities. Highly desirable candidates are those who show knowledge and/or skills in the following areas: inclusive education, evidence-based teaching practices, response-to-intervention procedures, curricula and methods for students with mild-to-moderate disabilities, and integration of technology into instruction.


Salary competitive; contingent on labor market. Position is contingent upon funding.


UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution with more than 24,000 students and more than 700 faculty members. More than 180 undergraduate, masterís, and doctoral degrees are offered. Founded in 1957, UNLV is located on 337 acres in dynamic Southern Nevada. The university is ranked in the category of Doctoral/Research Universities-Intensive by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information, see the UNLV World Wide Web site at: http://www.unlv.edu.


Submit a detailed letter of interest indicating the POSITION TITLE, a current curriculum vita listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. The review of materials will begin January 15, 2007, and will continue until the position is filled.

Materials should be addressed to Dr. Sherri Strawser, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu . For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact Jen Feldmann at (702) 895-3886 or hrsearch@unlv.edu.

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