Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation
University of Maine Farmington | Farmington, ME
Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation
Community Hlth/Rehab Services - FSPED
Statement of Job:
Peacefully nestled in the spectacular lakes & mountains region of western Maine, UMF is Maine's public liberal arts college, offering quality programs in teacher education, human services and arts and sciences. The campus is in historic downtown Farmington, just a short walk away from coffee shops, funky stores, restaurants, banks, bookstores, a multi-screen movie theater and a whole lot more. Our perfect location combines the active outdoor lifestyle with the arts & smarts of a small college town.
The University of Maine Farmington is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation within the Division of Community Health Education, Recreation and Rehabilitation Services, formerly known as the Division of Rehabilitation Services and Special Education.
The Division invites applicants for a colleague who shares our commitment to inclusive Rehabilitation Services Education. This is a tenure-track position with primary teaching responsibilities that include introductory and upper level courses in Rehabilitation Services education. Supervision of students in field placements is also required. Teaching load, including supervision, is 12 credits per semester or the equivalent. Interest in research and scholarly contributions involving students is highly desired. Other responsibilities include advisement of students and campus and community service. In addition to working closely with colleagues on campus, professional relationships are expected to be established with local, state, national, and international social service agencies to ensure meaningful field-based experiences for the students in the program.
This position will require a Ph.D, Rh.D., or Ed.D. in Rehabilitation or a closely related field. Applicants with ABD status will be considered. Demonstrated experience with various disability populations is essential.
Preference will be given to applicants who have classroom teaching experience, evidence of scholarly activity, experience in higher education, and national professional licensure and/or certification. Applicants who have knowledge and experience in mentoring, advising, and career planning with undergraduate students; and applicants who have professional connections to and/or experience with national and international rehabilitation organizations will be given preference as well. Interest in research and scholarly contributions involving students is highly desired.
Position begins September 1, 2019. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support. Materials must be submitted via the "Apply for position" button. Please create an applicant profile and list the contact information for three professional references. Applicants must upload the following: 1) a letter of interest, 2) vita, and 3) unofficial transcripts.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.
The University of Maine at Farmington is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).
Academic Year (Sept-May)
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