Assistant Professor of Special Education
University of Alaska - Juneau, AK

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  • A = UAA
  • F = UAF
  • G = UAFGI
  • S = UAS
S-Dean Education

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Major Org Unit

University of Alaska Southeast


Juneau/Southeast Region

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Faculty Employment Instruction Teaching Education

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Commensurate with experience

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University of Alaska Southeast - (907) 796-6273

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Job Posting Summary

The School of Education at the University of Alaska Southeast is seeking an enthusiastic individual for a tenure track faculty position teaching in the Special Education Credential Program. The Department's program is accredited by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and by the National Council for Accrediting Teacher Education (NCATE). Responsibilities include teaching courses in the Special Education program and fieldwork supervision in both rural and urban settings. Advising Special Education Credential candidates, serving on department and university committees, and collaborating with public and private schools is also a job requirement.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position.

Significant K-12 teaching experience with special needs students required. Willingness to travel to rural and urban sites in Alaska for candidate supervision. Familiarity with CEC standards and with Special Education course content. Desire to collaborate successfully with colleagues and contribute to School of Education team.

Typical education or training required for this position (including licenses).

Ph.D. or Ed.D.

Length of time and type of experience required for this position.

5 years K-12 teaching experience with special needs students

Preferred knowledge, skills or abilities for this position.

Higher Education teaching experience preferred

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please note in your cover letter that you are applying for the tenur-track faculty position. If you are interested in the term faculty position in Special Education as well, a separate cover letter will be required. The following documentation is required: Resume or vita Cover letter Educational Transcripts Names and phone numbers of three professional references List of publications Philosophy of teaching Official transcripts will be required at the time of employment offer. Contact HR Services at 907-796-6273 for assistance with the application process.

Special Conditions of Employment

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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action : The University of Alaska is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact the local Human Resources office. Public Disclosure : Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act. Background Investigation : Finalists may be subject to a background investigation. Any offer of employment is contingent upon a review of the results of the background investigation by the Human Resources office. Immigration Reform and Control Act : Person(s) hired by the University of Alaska must comply with the provisions of the Federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. All employees must provide proof of eligibility to work. For foreign nationals requesting employer sponsored visas, a job must qualify as a "specialty occupation" to be eligible for sponsorship of a U.S. H 1B visa petition. You must present your Social Security Card as verification of your Social Security Number. If you do not have a social security number, you must present a receipt from the Social Security Administrations stating you have applied for a social security number within 10 days of your employment with the University of Alaska. Social Security : On January 1, 1982, the University opted out of the Social Security system; however, participation in Social Security is still required for adjunct faculty hired after January 1, 1996, temporary staff, extended temporary staff, and certain student employees. Also, benefit-eligible employees hired after April 1, 1986, are required to pay into Medicare even though they do not participate in Social Security. Benefits : Refer to the Benefits web page at for more information on benefits available to University of Alaska employees. E-Verify : The University of Alaska participates in the E-Verify program. For more information please see the following: E-Verify Participation Poster (English): E-Verify Participation Poster (Spanish): Right to Work Poster (English): Right to Work Poster (Spanish):

Job Duties


Teach five courses, or the equivalent in supervision or service each semester:
  • Courses may be traditional or e-learning depending on the program needs
  • Update syllabi as needed to ensure continued consistency with state, national, professional, and accreditation standards, and in response to assessment findings
Participate in overall departmental assessment efforts under leadership of dean or the program coordinator

Provide advice to students and program staff on matters pertaining to area of expertise

Participate in departmental and institutional projects as assigned by dean and program coordinator

Other responsibilities consistent with faculty and administrator roles.

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