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Assistant Professor in Special Education-Deaf Education

Ball State University
City: Muncie
State: IN
School Website URL: http://bsu.edu
Reports To (Position Title): David McIntosh
Position Start Date: August 17,2018
Position Description: The Department of Special Education at Ball State University invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor in Special Education—Deaf Education with a desired start date of August 17, 2018. Primary responsibilities include teaching courses related to deaf education, providing program oversight and coordination, engaging in scholarly activities including research, program evaluation, grant writing, service on university committees, and serving on doctoral committees. The Department of Special Education has the only Deaf Education Program in the State of Indiana. The department also includes undergraduate programs in high incidence and low incidence disabilities, applied behavior analysis, autism, and early childhood special education. Minimum qualifications: Earned Doctorate from an accredited college or university. Minimum of three years public school teaching experience with students who are deaf and hard of hearing, fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) and record of or potential for scholarly activities commensurate with rank. Preferred qualifications: Earned doctorate with emphasis in special education from an accredited college or university. Additional years of teaching experience in public and/or private schools serving students who are deaf. Experience with on-line or blended teaching, experience using innovative emerging media technologies in special education and experience teaching ASL. Evidence of scholarly productivity including published articles, books, professional presentations, and related activities commensurate with rank.
Benefits: Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. At more than 22,500 students, enrollment for the 2017-18 academic year is Ball State’s largest ever. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs. The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same. The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
Application Procedure: Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/11606 Include the following documents with your application: cover letter addressed to Dr. David McIntosh, curriculum vitae and a copy of doctoral transcripts. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through February 19, 2018. Interviewees will be required to submit copies of transcripts for highest degree earned prior to an in-person interview. Original, official transcripts will be required at time of hire.
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