The Department of Educational Studies at Purdue University invites applications for a 10-month Clinical Instructor/Assistant Professor position in Special Education to begin August 2013. The successful candidate is expected to: (i) teach undergraduate and graduate courses in special education, (ii) supervise student teachers and practicum undergraduate and graduate special education students, (iii) work synergistically with colleagues in special education and Purdue’s teacher education program, and with P-12 educators, to enhance strategic efforts in learning, discovery, and engagement, (iv) demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or engagement. Minimum qualifications include an advanced degree in special education or a related area, demonstrated evidence of ability to teach, and PK-12 classroom or related experience. A Ph.D. in special education or related area is preferred. Applicants should submit the following: statement of interest, vita, graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contributions to teacher education, and three letters of recommendation.

Please send all materials to Professor Emily Bouck, Chair, Special Education Clinical Search Committee, Department of Educational Studies, BRNG, 100 North University Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Bouck ( Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

A background check is required for employment in this position. Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access, Affirmative Action Employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.