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How to Apply

All application materials must be submitted electronically. To apply, submit a letter of application specifying qualifications for the position; curriculum vita; teaching and research statements; teaching evaluations; sample syllabi; sample publications; and the names/contact information of three references to the Special Education Search Committee, c/o Mrs. Lori Rathbun, Education Department, University of Michigan-Flint, Department of Education, 303 East Kearsley Street, 430 French Hall, Flint, MI 48502-1950, e-mail Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Melissa Sreckovic at

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Michigan - Flint is dedicated to building a diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment, and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. the University of Michigan-Flint is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.


The Education Department at the University of Michigan-Flint is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Professor of Special Education. We are looking for a creative, visionary, and energetic faculty member for our innovative program in special education. Responsibilities will include teaching (including teaching online, evenings, and some weekends), collaborative program oversight, course development, advising, research and publishing, and service to the university and community.

Required Qualifications*

Requirements include an earned doctorate in special education or closely related field (candidates who are ABD with anticipated completion by September 1, 2017 are also encouraged to apply); an established or emerging research agenda; professional experiences in educational settings; experience working with a variety of P-12 constituencies including students, teachers, administrators, and/or community partners; and knowledge and training of theories of special education and understanding of state and national trends, issues and advancements in special education. Substantial expertise with inclusions and tiered levels of support is strongly desired. Candidates with university -level teaching, including online and mixed-mode, are preferred, as are candidates who are qualified to teach university courses in other education-related subject areas.

Work Locations

The campus of the University of Michigan-Flint is located on the Flint River near the city's cultural center, and has an enrollment of approximately 8,000 students. It is approximately an hour's drive from Ann Arbor, East Lansing, and Detroit. The Education Department currently offers undergraduate teacher education programs in elementary education, early childhood education, and secondary education; master's programs in inclusive education, elementary mathematics, early childhood education, literacy, and educational technology, as well as a master's with a certification; and Ed. Specialist and Doctorate of Education program in Educational Leadership.

For further information on the Education Department and School of Education and Human Services, you are invited to visit the University's website at This job posting can be found at

Background Screening

the University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.