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Research Associate, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (Center on Education and Lifelong Learning)

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Applications received by 12/31/17 will be given full consideration. However, applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Interested candidates can find further detailed requirements and submit their application at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/5067.

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Research Associate, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (Center on Education and Lifelong Learning)
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Ind Inst On Disability/Commnty
Position Summary

In partnership with schools, families, agencies and communities, the Center on Education and Lifelong Learning seeks to improve educational outcomes for students with and without disabilities by ensuring their access to a Pre K -12 continuum of instruction from high quality teachers.

This position will be responsible for developing and managing the operations of technical assistance relationships with educators, families, students and local school districts. Specific responsibilities are outlined below:

• Conduct training, technical assistance and research relevant to teacher quality, school reform, and special education.
• Maintain an ongoing affiliation with local and state professionals in research and development activities.
• Provide consultation and technical assistance to Indiana districts and local schools.
• Develop training and public information materials and products.
• Assist in the development of online training resources.
• Participate as a member of a collaborative team.

Basic Qualifications

• Master’s degree required in Education, Special Education, or related area.
• Preference will be given to individuals with demonstrated working knowledge of culturally responsive practices, Universal Design for Learning and Positive Behavior Supports.
• Must show a history of successful work in educational settings or related environments.
• Demonstration of skill at communicating with parents, school administrators, community agencies, teachers, and state department personnel is necessary.
• Preference will be given to individuals who have program development and facilitation skills.
• Experience in research is also desirable.

Department Contact for Questions

Interested applicants should address specific questions regarding this position to Dr. Cassandra Cole, Director, Center on Education and Lifelong Learning at the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, cmcole@indiana.edu

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank
Special Instructions

Applications received by 12/31/17 will be given full consideration. However, applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Interested candidates can find further detailed requirements and submit their application at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/5067.

For Best Consideration Date 12/31/2017
Expected Start Date
OAA # 21711-17

Supplemental Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this position?
    • Personal Contact: At Professional Meeting or Conference
    • Personal Contact: Direct Contact by Search Committee
    • Personal Contact: Referred by colleague or advisor
    • Announcement: Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Announcement: IU Bulletin for Academic Appointees
    • Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
    • Announcement: Other Website

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. List Of References