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Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Special Education

College of Education

The Department of Educational Studies at the University of South Carolina (UofSC) is seeking applications for a full-time (9-month) Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Special Education to begin August 16, 2017.


The successful candidate will join a team of faculty and be expected to: (1) teach introductory, assessment, and methods courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in early childhood special education; (2) establish a strong and ongoing research agenda; (3) seek external funding; (4) direct graduate research; and (6) serve on university, college, and program committees as assigned.


Applicants must have: (1) an earned doctorate in special education; (2) at least 5 years of experience working with young children with disabilities and their families; (3) evidence of a focused scholarly agenda; and (4) experience or potential for securing extramural funding.

Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate (1) experience in supporting area(s) related to this position including applied behavior analysis, early literacy, and language development; (2) experience supervising teacher candidates; and (3) experience mentoring new teachers.


The College of Education application process is conducted online at; please reference Requisition Number 011044, or visit this link:

Application materials accepted online include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a current curriculum vita, (3) list of at least three professional references to include e-mail addresses and phone numbers, (4) a copy of unofficial academic transcript for all degrees earned (official copies will be required of finalists), and (5) two sample publications or pieces of scholarly work. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Kathleen Marshall, Search Committee Chair,

The University of South Carolina has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University is also responsive to the needs of dual career families.