Vanderbilt University Seeks Faculty Position

The Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College invites applications for a tenure-line position in the area of severe disabilities. The position is open rank, and we strongly encourage applications from senior faculty, as well as those at the advanced assistant and associate professor levels. Duties include developing and maintaining a nationally recognized program of research (supported or potentially supported by external funding); teaching courses in the severe disabilities program; contributing to the refinement of our undergraduate and graduate programs; advising students; collaborating with local districts and agencies serving culturally and economically diverse students; and engaging in service to the university and profession. Affiliation is also possible with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development (

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Candidates should submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, three samples of scholarly writing and contact information for three people from whome letter of refernce may be requested. Screening for this position will begin October 15, 2012. With questions, you may contact Erik Carter at or (615) 875-3398.

Application materials should be submitted to: Severe Disabilities Faculty Search, Department of Special Education; PMB 228 Peabody College; Vanderbilt University; Nashville, TN 37203 (or