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Clinical Faculty/EdTPA

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Review of applications will begin April 27, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter addressing qualifications, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references, who will not be contacted until the search committee confirms contact with the applicant. For questions, please contact the search committee co-chairs Teresa Little tclittle@uncg.edu (regarding SES responsibilities) or Christina O’Connor ckoconno@uncg.edu (regarding edTPA responsibilities).

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Number 014524
Functional Title Clinical Faculty/EdTPA
Position Type Non-Tenure Stream
Position Summary

The Department of Specialized Education Services (SES), at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, seeks to fill an academic, Clinical Assistant Professor faculty position with a specialization in the implementation of edTPA policies and procedures within initial licensure teacher preparation programs and pre-service instructional practices that support the preparation of both special and general education teachers to participate on collaborative education teams that implement personalized learning for students with and without disabilities in the same general education contexts.

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a world-class, research intensive, regional University with a diverse portfolio of expertise and a particular focus on fostering healthy lives, vibrant communities and global connections. UNCG is a leading institution within the 17-campus University of North Carolina System. Recognized for its programs in the Music, Theater and Dance; Nursing; Business; Education; Life and Physical Sciences; and Health and Human Sciences, UNCG continues to grow its enrollment and enjoys the most diverse student populations of all the UNC system universities. With more than 19,000 students, UNCG has a significant and positive impact in North Carolina and the Greensboro/Triad area in particular. UNCG is nationally recognized for its distance learning initiative and serves many rural areas of North Carolina with its highly rated online educational programs. Established in 1892, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was founded as the first public university in North Carolina for women. In 1963 the school became co-educational, but the legacy of providing both opportunity and excellence continues today.

Minimum Qualifications

● An earned doctorate in Special Education
● Teaching experience in Special Education teacher licensure programs at the undergraduate and Master’s levels
● Teaching experience in Special Education doctoral programs
● Demonstrated expertise in conducting and disseminating special education research
● Demonstrated expertise in assessment of initial licensure teacher candidates, especially in edTPA
● Demonstrated expertise in collaborating with university faculty members across programs and department, university level administrators and directors, and school district personnel
● Demonstrated history of professional service

Preferred Qualifications

● Evidence of success or potential for success securing and managing external funding (e.g., federal- and state-funded grants and contracts, foundation grants)
● Experience coordinating the implementation of edTPA
● Experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds
● Experience with program development for pre-service and in-service personnel development, including experience with synchronous and asynchronous distance learning formats

Tenure Status Not on Track
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin April 27, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter addressing qualifications, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references, who will not be contacted until the search committee confirms contact with the applicant. For questions, please contact the search committee co-chairs Teresa Little tclittle@uncg.edu (regarding SES responsibilities) or Christina O’Connor ckoconno@uncg.edu (regarding edTPA responsibilities).

Recruitment Range $60,000 - $66,000
Org #-Department Specialized Education Services - 12017
Job Open Date 04/06/2017
For Best Consideration Date 04/27/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)
Time Limited? No
Time Limited Duration
Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. List of References

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
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    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • NCWorks.gov
    • UNC school system job board
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