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Main Office

Department of Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education
School of Education
Education Building
1000 Bascom Mall, Rm. 431
MadisonWisconsin  53706

Tel: 608/263.5970
Fax: 608/263.5970

Email: rpseinfo@education.wisc.edu
or by contact form

Welcome to RPSE

Welcome to the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education (RPSE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the only department solely committed to improving the lives of people with disabilities.

Our programs prepare graduates in entry-level and leadership positions to work with, or on behalf of people with disabilities and their families in a range of health, human services, and educational settings. Graduates are employed in a variety of positions including: program coordinators, therapists, advocates, transition specialists, employment specialists, case managers, rehabilitation counselors, counselor educators, special education teachers, teacher educators, administrators, and researchers.

* * * Position Vacancies * * *

The Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking outstanding candidates for tenure-track faculty positions. Desirable candidates should be able to accept key responsibilities as the department seeks to (a) provide high quality teacher preparation, (b) provide exemplary graduate student training, and (c) pursue extramural funding to support distinguished research. Appointment start date will be August 17, 2020. Appointments 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.

Rehabilitation Counselor Education – Assistant Professor –PVL 100614– Replacement Position

Application Deadline:  October 25, 2019

Principal Duties: Conduct an active program of nationally recognized research and scholarship. Obtain substantial external financial support for research and to support graduate assistants. Teach courses in B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. programs in rehabilitation psychology, clinical rehabilitation counseling, and rehabilitation counselor education. Advise undergraduate students and supervise graduate student research. Participate in shared governance and committee activities within the university. Participate in community and professional service, including positions of leadership at the local, state, and national/international levels.

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