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Institute on Disabilities at Temple University


The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, College of Education is now accepting applications for:

Associate Director of Policy

Coordinates all policy-related activities for the Institute and works on other grants and contracts related to public policy.

Read full description—Associate Director of Policy.

Assistant Director, Academic Programs

Coordinate programs including the Disability Studies Certificate Program, the Interdisciplinary Faculty Council, and the graduate student assistantship program. The position includes a portfolio of research development and implementation.

Read full description—Assistant Director, Academic Programs.

Graduate Student Assistantships

This fall three graduate extern positions (August through May) will be available through the Institute on Disabilities.

Read full description—Graduate Student Assistantship Positions.

Safer Options Program Coordinator (Part time)

Responsible for a variety of duties supporting the Safer Options/Criminal Justice programs, under the direction of the criminal justice project coordinator.

Read full description—Safer Options Program Coordinator.

Independent Consultants* Wanted—Communication Assessors

Provide communication assessment to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and hearing loss.
*NOTE: Independent consultants are NOT Temple University employees.

Read full description—Communication Assessors.


The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, Pennsylvania's University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities provides interdisciplinary training, technical assistance, research, and scholarship to enhance the lives of people with developmental and other lifelong disabilities in their communities. The Institute on Disabilities is a Center within the College of Education and reports directly to its Dean.

The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University learns from and works with people with disabilities and their families in diverse communities across Pennsylvania to create and share knowledge, change systems and society, and promote self-determined lives so that disability is recognized as a natural part of the human experience.