| || Assistant Professor |
| || 9685BR |
| || 00004648 |
| || Educational Psychology |
| || Lawrence |
| || 1.0 |
| || Regular |
| || The Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Kansas seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the School Psychology program. This position is a nine-month appointment beginning August 18, 2018. We are committed to attracting candidates with demonstrated interest and skill in integrating cultural and individual diversity in scholarship and the practice of school psychology. We actively encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education. |
The Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in School Psychology is located in the Department of Educational Psychology in the School Education at the University of Kansas, Lawrence campus. The School Psychology program has a doctoral (Ph.D.) and an educational specialist (Ed.S.) program. The Ph.D. and Ed.S. programs are approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (NCATE/CAEP), and the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE). The Ph.D. program is also accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). In addition to the Ph.D. and Ed.S. programs in school psychology, the Department of Educational Psychology offers Ph.D. and master’s degrees in counseling psychology, development and learning, and research, evaluation, measurement, and statistics. The Ph.D. program in counseling psychology is also APA-accredited.
The University of Kansas is a major educational and research institution with 29,000 students on five campuses, 2,600 faculty members, and service centers throughout the state. The main campus is in Lawrence, a vibrant, thriving community of more than 90,000 that is just 40 miles west of Greater Kansas City and 20 miles from the state capital. KU, a member of the Association of American Universities, consistently earns excellent ratings for its academic programs from U.S. News and World Report. It has also committed itself to expanding its innovative research and commercialization programs. The special education program consistently ranks number one among public institutions.
This is a nine-month, tenure-track position that will begin August 18, 2018. Special consideration will be given to applicants committed to excellence who can contribute to the University’s innovative, collaborative, and multidisciplinary initiatives to educate leaders, build healthy communities, and make discoveries that will change the world. See http://www.provost.ku.edu/planning/
| || The successful applicant will teach courses related to school psychology, including a foundational and a systems-level course in consultation. A teaching load of two courses per semester is normally expected. The applicant will also advise, mentor, and supervise educational specialist and doctoral students (.40 FTE).|
Direct an ongoing program of research in school psychology and/or educational psychology (.40 FTE).
- Teach courses in the school psychology program.
- Integrate individual and cultural diversity into one’s coursework.
- Serve as an advisor of graduate degree-seeking students in school psychology.
- Provide annual feedback to students in the training program.
- Supervise field experiences.
- Direct Ed.S. and Ph.D. research projects.
- Serve on doctoral comprehensive examination committees for school psychology students.
- Serve on doctoral dissertation committees for school psychology students.
Provide service to the School Psychology Program, Department of Educational Psychology, School of Education, University of Kansas community, and the field of School Psychology (.20 FTE).
- Produce research suitable for publication in refereed journals or other scholarly outlets in school or educational psychology.
- Produce research suitable for presentation at scholarly conferences (e.g., American Psychological Association or National Association of School Psychologists).
- Serve as a mentor to students in the development of research skills and the production of scholarly products.
- Seek external funding for research projects.
- Serve on the School Psychology Program Committee.
- Attend Department of Educational Psychology meetings and School of Education Assembly meetings.
- Serve on the Department of Educational Psychology, School of Education, and University of Kansas committees.
- Represent the School Psychology Program and the field of school psychology to university and community groups.
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- Ph.D. in School Psychology from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
- Completed Ph.D. in School Psychology from an APA-accredited program.
- Licensed or eligible for licensure as a school psychologist in the state of Kansas.
- Licensed or eligible for licensure as a psychologist in the state of Kansas.
- Evidence of strong potential of producing an active program of research in the field.
| || Complete an online application; submit a cover letter identifying professional interests and goals, a curriculum vita, a complete set of official graduate transcripts, three samples of scholarly work, and three reference letters. Reference letters should be sent directly to Patricia Lowe, PhD, School Psychology Search Committee Chair by email to: email@example.com or to the University of Kansas, 634 JRP Hall, 1122 West Campus Rd., Lawrence, KS 66045. If available, evidence of successful teaching should also be submitted.|
Review of applications begins on November 15, 2017 and continues as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date.
| || Please contact Dr. Patricia Lowe, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 785-864-9710 or Dr. Steven Lee, Chair of the Department of Educational Psychology, at email@example.com or 785-864-9701. |
| || Competitive salary, commensurate with experience |
| || 15-Nov-2017 |
| || 18-Aug-2018 |
| || The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information and retaliation in the University's programs and activities. Access to information regarding equal opportunity and diversity worksite posters is available at http://www.humanresources.ku.edu/policies_procedures/category_details/index.aspx?category=8 or you may contact 785-864-4946 or firstname.lastname@example.org for alternate access options. Any inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY. |