The University of New Mexico, College of Education, Department of Special Education, invites applications for the position of Lecturer III. The successful applicant will focus on the Dual License program which prepares teachers to work with students with and without disabilities for improved educational equity.
The successful candidate will be expected supervise student teachers, mentor students in our undergraduate Dual License program, and teach undergraduate general and special education courses. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to diversity through their teaching, research, and service. Successful candidates must be committed to working with broadly diverse student and community populations.
Doctorate in Special Education or closely related field by August 2019.
Minimum three years’ experience as a special educator working with students with disabilities.
Eligible for NM teaching licensure in Special Education
Robust formal academic preparation related to the education of students with and without identified disabilities;
Formal academic preparation and/or demonstrated experience related to the impact of cultural and linguistic diversity on education achievement and equity;
Comprehensive knowledge about instructional strategies, universal design, assessment, and classroom management;
Experience teaching in a variety of educational settings, including general education;
Experience teaching undergraduates in a two or four-year college;
Experience mentoring or supervising adults in an educational setting;
Experience collaborating with a variety of professionals and working successfully as a collaborative member of a team;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated commitment to inclusive educational practices.
A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
Internal Number: req3135
About UNM-Special Education
In addition to all the University of New Mexico has to offer, you have the added benefit of living in New Mexico, a land rich with art, history, culture, and outdoor activities, all with a very affordable cost of living. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.