The School of Special Education in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Special Education with expertise in the Education of Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (d/Dhh).
About the Institution
Founded in 1889,
UNC is a public doctoral research university committed to student success. We have a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in five colleges: Education and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Monfort College of Business, Natural and Health Sciences, and Performing and Visual Arts.
The University of Northern Colorado is Colorado's leader in education. One of the major priorities of the campus is the implementation of the University strategic plan: guides our direction and aspirations for the next decade. As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution, the University of Northern Colorado strives to be the institution the state looks to as the future of higher education. Our students experience a personalized education grounded in the liberal arts and infused with the critical and creative inquiry; establish relationships with faculty and staff that nurture individual development; gain the skills and knowledge that promote upward mobility; and share a commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
About the College
The is at the center of excellence in professional preparation, research, and global educational leadership. Demonstrating our commitment to the University's state-mandated mission to prepare education professionals, we offer high-quality on our main Greeley campus, our Denver/Lowry campus, as well as various locations across the state and online. For example, the Center for Urban Education in Denver uses innovative strategies to prepare early childhood, elementary and special education teachers for work in urban classrooms.
About the School of Special Education
offers a comprehensive array of degrees, including seven graduate degree/licensure programs recognized by U.S. News & World Report as "best online graduate programs", a nationally recognized Ph.D. program, two graduate certificate programs, and two undergraduate degree/licensure program.
Founded in 1954, UNC's School of Special Education is committed to excellence in basic and advanced teacher preparation in special education. Our expert, experienced faculty work to develop educators who advocate for children and youth with exceptionalities and their families.
In keeping with UNC's institutional values, the School of Special Education believes children and youth with exceptionalities, their families, and those who work to support them, inclusive of university faculty, are part of a larger diverse community. These views on diversity include race, ethnicity, culture, language, age, (dis)abilities, family status/composition, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religious and spiritual values, geographic location, country of origin and professional role ().
As you consider joining our community, it is important to know that
UNC is dedicated to strengthening and advancing our collective work related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We develop and learn more together with a diverse team. To achieve this, diversity for us represents differing perspectives, thoughts, and experiences. We value the individuality of the human distinctions of our staff because these distinctions benefit students, our community, and each other. We expect members of our community to stretch their learning edges about race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion, or physical ability. This is a significant way to honor the intersectionality of our university community. We appreciate the diverse contributions every individual makes to the
UNC community. When you join the
UNC community, you can expect to be part of a growing inclusive, innovative, and equity-minded community that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students, and community partners.
Location and Community
The is located in Greeley, Colorado. The city has a population of 110,000 and is perfectly situated on the high plains with panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains. One hour north of Denver and a little over an hour east of Rocky Mountain National Park, Greeley has a distinct small-town feel and a downtown that is designated as a . Further information can be found at and .
This position is contingent on funding from the Colorado State Legislature and approval by the Board of Trustees, and is subject to the policies and regulations of the University of Northern Colorado. Federal regulations require that the University retain all documents submitted by applicants. Materials will not be returned or copied for applicants.
The University of Northern Colorado is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual preference or veteran status. For more information or issues of equity or fairness or claims of discrimination contact the
EEO/Title IX Officer at
UNC Human Resource Services, Campus Box 54, Carter Hall 2002, Greeley, CO 80639, or call 970-351-2718.