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Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the Center on Deafness
Theory and Practice In Teacher Education/Center on Deafness
College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education (TPTE), in collaboration with the UT Center on Deafness and Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling (EPC), based in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville seeks to hire a Clinical Associate Professor to serve as a faculty member in TPTE and as the Director of the Center on Deafness with teaching, advising, and program development responsibilities in both TPTE and EPC. The successful applicant will teach courses within TPTE and deafness-related courses in Rehabilitation Counseling; perform service activities within university, community, and professional settings. In addition, the applicant will direct the Center on Deafness (CoD) and pursue external funding.
* Doctoral Degree: Deafness, Rehabilitation, Education, Linguistics or related field
* Proficiency in Sign Communication as documented by Rating of Advanced Plus or higher on the SLPI (Sign Language Proficiency Interview)
* Established record of successful teaching in higher education
* Evidence of grant writing and management experience
* Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)
* Prior teaching experience and demonstration of an employment history that includes
* contributions to deafness
* Coursework and/or experience teaching CORE content-related coursework
* Experience working in the State/Federal Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) system
* Experience with the CORE accreditation process
* Administrative experience in higher education
* Record of scholarship
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Pursue external funding
* Direct the Center on Deafness
* Participate in professional organizations
* Serve on College and University Committees
* Teach, advise, and engage in program development in deafness and rehabilitation counseling programs
Send letter of application highlighting key competencies, experiences, and interest, vita, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Clara Lee Brown, Chair of Search Committee, 217A Jane & David Bailey Education Complex, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-3442 or electronically to [email protected]. Review of applications will begin December 7, 2009, and will continue until the position is filled.
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.
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The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Michelle Swaney, A.A.S, CI and CT
Administrative Coordinator/Technology Specialist
Center on Deafness/PEPNet-South
University of Tennessee