Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook.
This position is a full-time, tenure-track position.
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:
Teaching assignments will include a variety of courses across the Special Education Severe-Profound and Mild-Moderate programs.
Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). **NOTE** If the doctorate is not obtained and submitted by the time of employment, the position rank will change to TT-Instructor.
Preference will be given to candidates with an earned doctorate in special education or a closely related field and higher education teaching experience. Candidates with significant professional experience and expertise in the field of special education working toward completion of a doctorate will be considered for the Instructor rank.
Candidate should be able to demonstrate commitment to working in an environment devoted to transformative learning, professional development, scholarly inquiry and excellence in pedagogy. A teaching learning philosophy consistent with the mission of the University of Central Oklahoma and the department of special education. Candidates should be committed to teaching excellence and to building a strong line scholarly of productivity or inquiry. Instructional assignments may include Autism, Procedures and Foundations of Severe-Profound, Procedures Severe/Profound ID, Curriculum Development, Assessment, Early Intervention at both Undergraduate/Graduate levels.
Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
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