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Assistant Professor (Mild/Moderate Disabilities)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Education, Department of Special Education
Date Posted:
October 25, 2016
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins December 01, 2016
Salary Information:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
  • Position housed in the Department of Special Education. General funds, contingent upon position clearance and department needs and fund availability. Appointment to begin August 2017. Selectee is required to complete the COE New Faculty orientation in the first year and Title IX training and pass a criminal background check.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses via face to face and/or a variety of distance delivery modes;
  2. Supervise candidates' field activities in field-based teacher preparation programs;
  3. Serve as cohort coordinator for candidates in teacher training programs;
  4. Advise students;
  5. Maintain active program of research/scholarly activity and publications in area of specialization;
  6. Provide service to the university, public schools, and professional community;
  7. Participate in program review, program assessment, and accreditation activities.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. An earned doctorate prior to start date in special education or closely related field from an accredited institution, will consider ABD if completed before August 2017.
  2. Broad special education knowledge in mild/moderate disabilities.
  3. Knowledge of special education instructional methods, assessment, and behavior management techniques for students with mild/moderate disabilities.
  4. Teaching experience as a licensed special educator with students with mild/moderate disabilities.
  5. Experience in teaching, supervising, and/or advising candidates in higher education.
  6. Evidence of, or potential for, scholarly research activity.
  7. Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Experience with integrated general/special education programs in higher education.
  2. Experience teaching non-traditional university students from culturally diverse backgrounds.
  3. Experience teaching through online course delivery.
  4. Special education content expertise in literacy, mathematics, and/or science
  5. Expertise related to teaching English Language Learners.
  6. Experience teaching K-12 students from Native Hawaiian, Asian and/or Pacific Islander populations.

To Apply:
Applicants should submit a letter of application clearly addressing how they meet the minimum and desirable qualifications for the position; a curriculum vitae; reprints of publications; names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of five references, and official graduate transcripts (copies acceptable; however, originals are required upon hiring) to the address below.
  1. Attn: Dr. Amelia Jenkins
  2. University of Hawaii at Manoa
  3. College of Education, Department of Special Education
  4. 1776 University Ave, Wist 120
  5. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Dr. Amelia Jenkins; 808-956-7956;

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