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OPEN RANK CLINICAL FACULTY - SPECIAL EDUCATIONRequisition # 75025[Position Basics Type of Position CLINICAL-TRACK Advertising Ends on: Extended Until Position is Filled Advertising Started on: Thursday, October 26th, 2023 College: College of Education Department: Teaching and Learning Salary Salary: Commensurate Position Details Full/Part Time Status: Full Time Position Description: ]{#0}


The Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Iowa (UI) invites applications for an academic-year clinical-track faculty position at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor in the Special Education program. We seek an individual with broad experience in Special Education, including demonstrated proficiency in both academic and behavioral intervention. The successful candidate will demonstrate active engagement in equity, inclusivity, and anti-racist education, which are critical practices within our department and the College of Education.


This is a full-time academic-year (9 month) clinical track faculty position with an initial three-year appointment beginning August 14, 2024 with possibility of renewal. The clinical track at the University of Iowa has a career progression that includes promotion (assistant, associate, full professor). The College of Education provides support for clinical faculty in professional development, conference travel, and scholarship related to clinical faculty members' areas of work. Clinical faculty are expected to teach the equivalent of 3-4 courses per semester and engage in other program-related responsibilities such as curriculum development and student advising.

This position is essential to addressing the critical need for teachers and specialists prepared in the areas of academic, behavioral, and social-emotional well-being affecting schools across Iowa and the nation. The successful candidates will benefit from growing opportunities for unique collaborations and support found in

Department of Teaching and Learning;

Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations; the

Scanlan Center for School Mental Health; the

Iowa Reading Research Center; the

Belin-Blank Center;

UI REACH; and across the college.

Responsibilities involve teaching special education courses as well as introductory teacher education coursework; coordinating and supervising field placements for candidates for teacher licensure and/or candidates for our

applied behavior analysis certificate program; advising undergraduate and graduate students seeking teaching licensure and/or behavior analysis certificate; participating in grant activities to secure funding for professional productivity and curriculum development; and establishing connections with departments across the UI campus, local schools, and communities. Faculty are required to engage in at least 4 hours per semester of collaboration with teachers in contributing to instruction in K-12 classrooms. The successful candidate will be involved with local, state, and national activities that support Special Education as well as equity in teacher education. They will also participate in service activities to the program, department, college, and university.


Highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.


Academic year (9 month) clinical track appointment beginning August 14, 2024.


Candidates should submit an application letter addressing all qualifications noted above; a curriculum vitae; contact information for three references; and graduate college transcripts. Address inquiries or nominations to co-chairs: Derek Rodgers ( and Leah Zimmermann (


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Successful candidates w ll be required to self-disclose any misconduct history or pending research misconduct investigation including but not limited to sexual misconduct in prior employment and provide a related release and will be subject to a criminal background and credential check.

About the University and Surrounding Community


University of Iowa (UI) is a world-renowned institution located in Iowa City, a UNESCO City of Literature that is recognized as one of the country's most livable communities. With more than 70,000 residents, Iowa City is an attractive haven for scholars, scientists, artists, writers, and professionals of all kinds. Highlights of living in Iowa City include outstanding

schools and libraries, a lively downtown offering an array of events focused on arts, learning, and cultural development, and the unique charm of a vibrant college town connected by easy travel to larger cities like Chicago, Minneapolis, and St. Louis. Iowa City and UI are intertwined for the betterment of the university and the surrounding communities.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining innovative and diverse faculty and staff, which involves providing opportunities for employees to "Build a Career and Build a Life" in the Iowa City area. The University offers several benefits to support faculty in achieving a healthy work/life balance including domestic partner benefits, family caregiving leave, flexible spending accounts for dependent care and health care, and an automatic tenure clock extension when a minor child is added to the family. For more information about local work/life resources, including dual-career support, please see:

About the Department, Special Education, and Elementary Education

The [Department of Teaching and Learning (T and L) at the University of Iowa includes over 40 faculty members and over 1000 students. Within T and L, the [Special Education program has three tenure-track faculty and three clinical-track faculty members. These faculty work with and/or direct prominent centers on campus, including the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health, the Iowa Reading Research Center (IRRC) and UI REACH. Faculty also are actively engaged in local and surrounding areas through school-based research and service activities. The special education program is committed to the research and training of undergraduate and graduate students in serving K-12 students with and at risk for disabilities as they progress through school and transition into life beyond ]{href=""}]{href=""}