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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 264825-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
Location: Madison
Categories: Faculty

Job Summary:

The Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking outstanding candidates for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position. Desirable candidates should be able to assume leadership roles and/or accept key responsibilities as the department seeks to (a) provide high quality teacher preparation, (b) provide exemplary graduate student training, and (c) secure extramural funding to support distinguished research. Appointment start date will be August 21, 2023. Appointment will be full time for the nine-month academic year. Salary is competitive and contingent on experience and qualifications. Additional remuneration for summer session teaching is possible.


Specific position responsibilities include:
1) Teach undergraduate and graduate courses within the department.
2) Advise undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students.
3) Participate in faculty governance and other service to the university, department and profession.
4) Maintain active research activities and pursue extramural funding to support research

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Ph.D. required in Special Education or closely related field.


1) Evidence of established scholarship of national significance for candidates at the Associate or Full rank.
2) Experience with program leadership and/or management for candidates at the Associate or Full rank
3) Evidence of successful teaching experience at the university level.
4) Evidence of success securing extramural funding (preferred).
5) At least three years of professional experience working with students with disabilities from marginalized and/or minoritized cultural, linguistic, and economic communities (preferred).
6) Experience mentoring doctoral students and early career scholars (preferred).

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 21, 2023


Minimum $110,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

How to Apply:

Please apply online by visiting and searching for PVL 264835.
Applicants must upload a resume and cover letter detailing their qualifications for this position. If you submit an application and need to make a correction prior to the deadline, please withdraw your application and re-submit a new one with your correct materials.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is October 17, 2022, however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled.


John Loeffelholz
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

Professor(FA020) or Associate Professor(FA030)



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  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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