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JOB TITLE: Assistant/Associate Professor in Special Education
DEPARTMENT: School Counseling, School Psychology & Special Education
ANTICIPATED START DATE: January or August 2016
  • Doctorate or currently enrolled in a doctoral program in Special Education or a closely related field with completion of doctorate by employment start date
  • Graduate degree in Special Education or closely related field
  • Licensable/certifiable in Special Education
  • Three years of full time teaching experience within the PK-12 schools
  • Strong evidence of leadership in higher education
  • Ability to teach using distance education strategies including online courses, blended learning and distributed learning
  • A history of leadership, scholarship and service in higher education
Teach undergraduate and graduate education courses in the area of Special Education, supervise student teachers and collaborate with the School of Education’s special education recruitment coordinator.  Teach on campus and online courses in Special Education.  Leadership roles as designated.
A member of the University of Wisconsin System, UW-Stout serves approximately 9,300 students in 20 graduate and 40 undergraduate programs. UW-Stout is a 2001 Baldrige Award Recipient, supporting a progressive, learning-centered, quality-based educational environment that is focused on continuous improvement. A leader in adopting new technology, UW-Stout is a digital campus and all faculty and staff are required to use available technology in their positions including course delivery. Increasingly, courses are offered via alternative delivery methods and time frames. Faculty members are responsible for teaching, advising, research and scholarly activity, and service.
The university is located in Menomonie, situated in western Wisconsin, 60 minutes east of Minneapolis-St. Paul on Interstate 94; located in the scenic Chippewa Valley Region with a population base of more than 200,000. Menomonie is a city of 16,000 surrounded by lakes, streams and woodlands. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit:
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check.
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
Unless confidentiality is requested, names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
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Screening of applications will begin 09/21/2015 and will continue until the position is filled.
Your online application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  NOTE: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
Please be sure you have included the following documents:
- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
- Current vita
- A copy of teaching licenses
- Names and contact information for three current references indicating professional relationship
- Unofficial copies of all transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
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If you have application questions e-mail:
Amy Schlieve, Search Committee Chair
School Counseling, School Psychology & Special Education Department, School of Education