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Title Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, Inclusive Special Education
Focus on Students with High Incidence Disability Labels in Racially and
Linguistically Diverse Urban Schools
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IUPUI Education
The Indiana University School of Education at Indianapolis (IUPUI) is
seeking an exemplary Assistant or Associate Clinical faculty member to
contribute to our progressive urban Teacher Education program. This position
also includes the role as Program Coordinator for Special Education programs.
All candidates in teacher education at IUPUI are required to take integrated
special education coursework. Many undergraduates seek dual certification in
general and special education. We also offer graduate special education
certification and a master's degree in Special Education. A doctoral minor in
Critical Disability Studies is in development.
The School of Education at IUPUI is an urban serving institution located in
the heart of Indianapolis. Our School of Education has approximately 30 full
time faculty all of whom are actively engaged in teaching, scholarship of
teaching, and research focused on urban education. Many of our faculty have
scholarship interests that focus on social justice and anti-racist practices,
partnerships with urban communities and schools, and critical perspectives in
education. Our Teacher Education program is specifically designed to engage in
partnerships with urban schools. For more information, visit our website at:
• Teach special education courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in
Elementary or Secondary Teacher Education.
• Provide instructional coaching to dual licensure (general and special
education) preservice teachers in inclusive urban school settings.
• Engage in the scholarship of teaching.
• Serve as Program Coordinator of Special Education Programs. This role
includes reviewing applications, advising students, scheduling courses and
instructors, coordinating student teaching placements, coordinating benchmark
assessments, coordinating accreditation assessments, and organizing team
• Provide service to School and university committees, professional
organizations, and the community.
• Doctorate in Special and/or Inclusive Education or related area, such as
Disability Studies in Education.
• Professional teaching experience in urban K-12 schools.
• Curricular and instructional expertise in Universal Design for Learning,
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy, and other asset pedagogies.
• Demonstrated excellence in university teaching, including scholarship of
• Record of positive impact with youth in urban schools, universities, and/or
Department Contact for Questions
Direct questions about the position or program to Dr. Kathleen King Thorius,
Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com. IUPUI is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Individuals who require
accommodations to participate in the application process should notify Ashley
Clemons at firstname.lastname@example.org with appropriate advance notice. We seek greater
diversity in our faculty and welcome applications from People of Color,
individuals with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and members of
other underrepresented groups.
Salary and Rank Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application: Interested candidates should submit: (a) letter of application,
(b) curriculum vita, © one sample syllabus of a special education course
that the candidate taught, and (d) names, addresses, telephone numbers, and
email addresses for at least three professional references. All application
materials must be submitted online at
https: // indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/10986.
As the state's premier urban research institution, IUPUI is committed to being
a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity,
equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We seek candidates who
will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research,
teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable,
and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and
faculty. IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has taken an anti-racist
stance that moves beyond mere statements to interrogating its policies,
procedures, and practices. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in
our mission to dismantle racism so that everyone has the opportunity to
succeed at IUPUI.
For Best Consideration Date 08/15/2021
Expected Start Date 01/01/2022
OAA # IN-EDUC-EDUC21001
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Letter of Application
List Of References