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    Posted: 08/02/2020

    Supplemental Information

    The Gallaspy College of Education and Human Development at Northwestern State University is seeking an individual for a full-time 9-month tenure track position as an Assistant or Associate Professor in Special Education beginning August 10th, 2020.
    The College offers online graduate degrees at the master's and specialist levels. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    To Apply:   Qualified applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and complete contact information (names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses) for three (3) professional references to: 
    Dr. Gregory Bouck
    The School of Education
    Northwestern State University
    Natchitoches, LA 71497
    Or electronically to bouckg@nsula.edu

    To learn more about NSU and Natchitoches, go to http://www.nsula.edu and www.historicnatchitoches.com

    The successful candidate will be subject to a background check, as a condition of employment.
    Northwestern State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy or parenting status, and veteran or retirement status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies (i.e., Title IX):
    ·         Employees/Potential Employees – Veronica M. Biscoe, EEO Officer
    ·         Students – Frances Conine, Dean of Students (318-357-5286)

    For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) concerns, contact the Disability Support Tutoring Director, Randi Washington, at 318-357-4460. 
    Additionally, Northwestern complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act. Information about NSU’s campus security and crime statistics can be found at http://universitypolice.nsula.edu/annual-security-report/.
    Full disclosure statement:  http://universityplanning.nsula.edu/notice-of-non-discrimination/
    *Inquiries regarding employment application status should be made to the individual receiving the application packet. 
    Department:  Education
    Telephone:   318-357-6288


    The candidate holding the PhD/EdD in Special Education or field closely related to the focus and requirements of the position from an accredited institution is required. ABD candidates expecting to complete degree requirements within one calendar year may be considered. Strong preference will be given to the applicant with proven research skills and ability/desire to direct candidate research and with accreditation experience. K-12 school experience and/or professional experience with Special Education programs will also be considered during the hiring process.

    Job Concepts

    • Develop and teach core and specialty graduate courses in online program rotation; summer teaching probable
    • Facilitate and oversee online course review and development
    • Serve as a Special Education Consultant for faculty within the School of Education
    • Engage in teaching, research, and service activities
    • Direct candidate research
    • Recruit, advise, and mentor graduate students
    • Work closely with other University and College faculty and professionals
    • Participate in program governance at the College and University levels as well as contribute to professional organizations in Special Education at local, state, national levels
    • Serve on University and college committees