Summary of Duties: The Department of Teaching and Learning at Washington State University Pullman campus seeks applicants with research-intensive interests in Special Education for a tenure-track position. Washington State University is a research-focused doctoral granting institution. The applicant will have an earned doctorate in Special Education or closely related field, with the potential for contributing to existing program strengths and projects. The College of Education seeks applicants with a commitment to inclusive education and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds and ideologies.
Responsibilities include conduct scholarly Special Education research leading to nationally and internationally recognized publications and presentations. Pursue external funding to support research agenda. Advise/mentor graduate students. Teach undergraduate and graduate Special Education and research courses, utilizing face-to-face, online, and/or teleconferencing formats. Work productively with Special Education/Teaching and Learning faculty across programs and campuses to meet research, student, and programmatic needs. Engage in service activities at a variety of levels.
Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Special Education or a closely related field before date of hire. Demonstrated record of or potential for scholarly productivity, managing research studies/projects, and procuring extramural funding. Evidence of a defined research agenda and dissemination of scholarly work. Record of teaching Special Education or serving individuals with disabilities in P-16 settings. Demonstrated commitment to working with underrepresented, multilingual, culturally-diverse students, and use of culturally responsive practices.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.