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Assistant Research Professor of Special Education & Multiple Abilities

Company: The University of Alabama
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

*Requisition Number::*0812816*Number of Open Positions::*1*Position Title::*Assistant Professor*Other Title Information::*Assistant Research Professor of Special Education & Multiple Abilities*Organization::*212701 - SPECIAL ED AND MULTIPLE ABILITIES*Position Summary::*The Assistant Research Professor will work with a research team, led by Helen and Pat OSullivan Professor Gregory J. Benner. The research will focus on the development of social, emotional, behavioral, and academic innovations for educators who serve students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). For example, over the next three years, the team will develop the Social and Emotional Learning Study Groups (SELSG+) professional learning innovation for elementary educators who serve youth with EBD. The team is also engaged in the examining the efficacy of reading and behavioral strategies designed to improve the learning outcomes of school-age youth who have or are at-risk of being diagnosed with EBD. The team is also engaged in the implementation and evaluation of the Whole School, Whole Community and Whole Child approach (WSCC) in communities nationwide (see: The position is funded for three years and will only be renewed if external funding is secured to support its continuation.*Ad Text::*The University of Alabama, College of Education seeks an innovative individual for a non-tenure earning Assistant Research Professor position to join and work with a research team affiliated with the Department of Special Education and Multiple Abilities Program. The position is available from 8/16/21-8/15/24.The main obligation of this position is to work with a research team, led by Helen and Pat OSullivan Professor Gregory J. Benner. The research will focus on the development of social, emotional, behavioral, and academic innovations for educators who serve students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). For example, over the next three years, the team will develop the Social and Emotional Learning Study Groups (SELSG+) professional learning innovation for elementary educators who serve youth with EBD. The team is also engaged in the examining the efficacy of reading and behavioral strategies designed to improve the learning outcomes of school-age youth who have or are at-risk of being diagnosed with EBD. Finally, the team is also engaged in the implementation and evaluation of the Whole School, Whole Community and Whole Child approach (WSCC) in communities nationwide (see: The position is funded for three years and will only be renewed if external funding is secured to support its continuation. The position is funded for three years and will only be renewed if external funding is secured to support its continuation.Required Qualifications: The candidate must hold a terminal degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in the broad field of Special Education and have experience working in schools. The candidate must also have applied research experience related to multi-tiered systems of support. It is preferred that the candidate also have a documented history of grant funding, research experiences across methodologies (e.g., quantitative, single case design, and qualitative) and some experience working with a research team.The search will remain open until the position is filled and/or contingent upon funding. Only an electronic interview is required.All Required Documents Must Submitted Via the UA Portal (incomplete set of documents will not be reviewed or considered):1.Cover Letter detailing focus on school-age youth with emotional and behavioral disorders and learning difficulties served in alternative education, residential facilities, and secure juvenile justice facilities as well as current and in review external funding as Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator2.Vita3.Research Philosophy Statement4.3-year Detailed Research Plan (attach as other document 1)5.Official Transcript with conferred Ph.D. or Ed.D. degree from an accredited university (attach as other document 2)6.Two Professional Letters of Recommendation from persons familiar with your research line from university research faculty who are not current supervisors or past doctoral advisors7.Sample of Research Publications per the setting, population, and area foci detailed above (either published, in press, or ubmitted for publication) (maximum of 5) (attach as other document 3)Questions Regarding this Position:Gregory J. Benner, Ph.D. *Additional Position Information::*Research Professor positions are non-tenure earning.*UA EEO Statement:*The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. EEO is the Law EEO is the Law Poster Supplement EEO is the Law is the Law Poster Supplement Initiation Date::*11/09/2020*Expected Starting Date::*08/16/2021*Special Instructions to Applicants::*Only complete application packets with all the required documents will be considered. Only an electronic-interview will be required.*College/School/Division::*Education*Post To Ihe:*Yesby Jobble Associated topics: college of medicine, genetic, hepatology, hospitalist, medicine, mental, neurology, pathophysiology, public health, rheumatologist

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