Assistant Professor in Learning Disabilities and Content Area Learning

Michigan State University College of Education

Assistant Professor-Tenure System

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Counseling, Educ Psych & Spec Educ 10014204
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Tenure System Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union, Remote-Friendly

Position Summary

The College of Education at Michigan State University announces a tenure-stream position at the Assistant Professor level for a candidate of exceptional promise with expertise in the area of Learning Disabilities and content area learning, with particular emphasis on mathematics or literacy. The appointment will be in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education.  

The College of Education at Michigan State is widely recognized as a leading intellectual center for educational research and teacher education. The College is interdisciplinary and research-oriented, with strong support for scholarship and many opportunities for collaboration. Our Special Education program includes undergraduate, multiple fully online master’s (including in both Learning Disabilities and Multi-Tiered Systems of Support), a hybrid Applied Behavior Analysis master’s, and doctoral degree granting programs. A successful faculty member will maintain an active research program; develop national visibility; seek external funding to support their research program; mentor and advise graduate students; and participate in local, state, and national service activities.  

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Special Education or related field

Minimum Requirements

Applicants for this position must have an earned doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education in special education or a related area. They must demonstrate evidence of a productive research program, including an established publication record in the area of Learning Disabilities and the content areas of literacy or mathematics, with potential to acquire national visibility as a scholar and leader. Prior experience as a special education teacher or other professional with expertise in evidence-based practices in the area of LD is desirable as is a prior record of successful teaching of undergraduates or graduate students. Strong applicants will have demonstrated efforts to secure extramural research funding, either successfully or with a high probability of future success.  

Required Application Materials

Letter of Application/Cover letter

CV

Copies of two to three recent publications

Letters from three professional references

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/

Special Instructions

Interested persons should apply to position #812470 via the link at https://careers.msu.edu. The applicant will need to include a letter of application, curriculum vita, copies of 2 to 3 recent publications, and letters from three professional references. Please feel free to email Dr. Emily Bouck. Applications will begin on October 3, 2022. Late submissions will be considered if a suitable candidate pool is not identified by the deadline. 

Review of Applications Begins On

10/03/2022

Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.

Website

https://education.msu.edu/cepse/specialed/

Department Statement

Michigan State University has a distinguished record in special education through undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare alumni to make a difference in and out of classrooms.

Our programs are recognized for their commitment to success through high graduation rates, and attention to student interests with distinctive learning areas and concentration opportunities

MSU’s programs in special education offer faculty with expertise in a variety of areas. Students are encouraged to pursue their research and career interests through our courses, and utilize faculty expertise to help guide and shape their experiences on campus or online.

The Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education (CEPSE) at Michigan State University is committed to the study of human learning and development across the life span. CEPSE faculty and students bring an important array of conceptual, technical and therapeutic perspectives to the study of learning in a wide variety of contexts.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Sep 15, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Sep 15, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

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