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Assistant Professor of Practice, Special Education
Post Date: 01/03/2020
Close Date: 01/31/2020
North Dakota State University

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$50,000 - $69,999

Fargo, ND

Job Description:
Our ideal colleague will be committed to advancing our dynamic teacher education programs, possess strong professional experience in K-12 special education to complement our existing faculty, inspire and challenge teacher candidates so they may meet the evolving demands of professional educators, contribute meaningfully to department governance, and foster a collaborative community across the School of Education.
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

Minimum Requirements:
• An earned doctorate in education from a regionally accredited institution by the time of initial appointment
• Extensive undergraduate and/or graduate coursework in special education-related areas
• Professional experience in K-12 special education at the building, district, regional, or state level in a U.S. setting
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, access, and inclusiveness
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Effective interpersonal skills
Preferred requirements:
• Commitment to an inclusive, strength-based orientation to working with K-12 students with disabilities
• Experience with the Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) framework, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
• Evidence of providing high quality instruction, advising, and mentoring at the college/university level
• A commitment to cultivating relationships with colleagues on campus, within the local community, and across the state/region
• Evidence of the potential for developing or advancing a research agenda in an area relevant to K-12 Special Education as appropriate to non-tenure-track faculty
• The ability to diversify program area faculty in a way that prioritizes, values, and celebrates diversity in all forms and ensures a sense of belonging, respect, and inclusion that supports the success of each member of the community

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