The Indiana University School of Education at Indianapolis Seeks Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical Assistant Professor, Elementary Inclusive/Special Education

Focus on Instruction for Students with High Incidence Disability Labels in Racially and Linguistically Diverse Urban Schools

The Indiana University School of Education at Indianapolis (IUPUI) is seeking an exemplary Assistant Clinical faculty member to contribute to our progressive urban Elementary Teacher Education program. All candidates in teacher education at IUPUI are required to take integrated special education coursework. Many undergraduates seek dual certification in general and special education. Undergraduate cohorts work in urban schools throughout their program of study.

The School of Education at IUPUI is an urban serving institution located in the heart of Indianapolis. Our School of Education has approximately 40 full time faculty all of whom are actively engaged in teaching, scholarship of teaching, and research focused on urban education. Many of our faculty have scholarship interests that focus on social justice and anti-racist practices, partnerships with urban communities and schools, and critical perspectives in education. Faculty in our teacher education programs are committed to preparing teachers to enact transformative practices in urban schools, field-based experiences that support our teacher candidates, and diversifying the teacher workforce. Our Elementary Teacher Education program is specifically designed to engage in partnerships with urban elementary schools where clinical faculty, including the person considered for this position, engage in establishing and maintaining these partnerships. For more information, visit our website at:

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Special and/or Inclusive Education or related area, such as Disability Studies in Education.
  • Professional experience in urban elementary education settings.
  • Curricular and instructional expertise in Universal Design for Learning and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy.
  • Demonstrated excellence in university teaching, including scholarship of teaching.
  • Record of positive impact with youth in urban schools, universities, and/or communities.


  • Teach special education courses at the undergraduate level in Elementary Teacher Education.
  • Provide instructional coaching to dual licensure (general and special education) preservice teachers in inclusive urban settings.
  • Engage in the scholarship of teaching.
  • Perform professional service at the school level with an emphasis on setting up and coordinating student teaching partnerships with urban elementary schools, as well as service to university, community and professional organizations.

Application: Interested candidates should submit: (a) letter of application, (b) curriculum vita, (c) one sample syllabus of a special education course that the candidate taught, and (d) names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses for at least three references. All application materials must be submitted online at

Application Deadline: Applications received by December 15, 2017 are assured full consideration. Screening of applications will begin on Jan 8, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. The starting date is August 1, 2018. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Direct questions about the position or program to Dr. Pat Rogan, Search Committee Chair, at IUPUI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Individuals who require reasonable accommodations in order to participate in the application process should notify Ashley Clemons at with appropriate advance notice. We seek applications from persons of color, individuals with dis/abilities, Latino/as, members of the LGBTQ plus community, and members of other underrepresented groups.