FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION PSYCHOLOGY (SCHOOL
California State University, East Bay
(CSUEB) is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay
Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert
instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than
100 career-focused fields of study. With an enrollment of
approximately 15,000 students and 900 faculty, CSUEB is organized
into four colleges. The University offers bachelor’s degrees in 49
fields, minors in 52 fields, master’s degrees in 34 fields, 16
credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree
California State University East Bay has a mission to support a
diverse student body through academically rich and culturally
relevant learning experiences. The successful candidate will bring
with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming and
supportive environment for all students.
The Department of Educational Psychology
(EPSY) is housed under the College of Education and Allied Studies
(CEAS). EPSY offers a number of programs leading to the M.S. in
Counseling, the M.S. in Special Education, and related credentials.
Our programs train specialists and educators who desire to work as
school counselors, school psychologists, marriage and family
therapists, or special education professionals to do innovative
work in schools and clinical and non-clinical settings.
DUTIES OF THE POSITION:
The tenure-track full time faculty
position requires the following: teach professional and academic
assessment, intervention, counseling, and consultation courses;
supervise and mentor School Psychologists- in-training; support
ongoing data collection, program evaluation, and program
improvement and recruitment to assist with state and national
accreditation in keeping with California Teacher Credential (CTC)
and National Association of School Psychology (NASP); conduct
research and submit to journals; engage in community service; and
assist the department/college/university with administrative and/or
Teach a list of potential courses including (but not restricted
to): professional and academic assessment, intervention,
counseling, consultation courses, and other courses of
Hold weekly office hours.
Prepare course syllabi and select textbooks and other relevant
Remain current in field of study/teaching expertise relevant to
School Psychology and update course content to reflect knowledge
Engage diverse students in learning using various platforms of
teaching (modeling, online resources).
Attend professional development training as needed.
Field Placements, Supervision, Program Advising
Assist in updating supervisor and student handbooks and program
Recruit students for the School Psychology Program, which
includes conducting information orientations, reviewing
applications, and doing individual interviews of potential
Support program students as it relates to coursework and
Develop and maintain relationships with field supervisors.
Ongoing monitoring of field progress through: a) sending end of
semester evaluations to field supervisors, b) periodic phone and
email check-ins with field supervisors (and more as needed), and c)
consultation with program faculty as needed.
Assist the School Psychology Program Coordinator in documenting
student progress; reviewing program data collection, and writing
Work collaboratively with faculty members and staff to create a
harmonious work environment.
Present scholarly work related to School Psychology at relevant
state, national, and local conferences.
Engage in personal scholarship activities that lead to a clear
research agenda and publications.
Engage in community service through social justice
Foster education of and interest of student service to the
Actively maintain activities that further the practice of
Participate actively in professional organizations and
conferences, such as the National Association of School
Psychologists (NASP) and the California School Psychologists
Serve on university, community, state, and national
Please note that teaching assignments at California State
University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and
In addition to teaching, all faculty have
advising responsibilities, assist the department with
administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume
campus-wide committee responsibilities.
RANK AND SALARY:
Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent
upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary
DATE OF APPOINTMENT:
Fall Semester, 2022
1. An earned doctorate from a nationally recognized and accredited
institution in Educational Psychology, School Psychology, or
related field. ABD candidates will be considered; Ph.D. must be
completed by the effective date of the appointment.
Experience as a credentialed School Psychologist in the K-12
public schools, with knowledge of school systems, conducting
assessments for special education eligibility, and prevention and
early intervention programming.
Knowledge of special education law.
Experience as a counselor, psychologist or clinician working
with individuals, children and families in clinical or school
Commitment to the active pursuit of a research agenda leading
to refereed scholarship, professional presentations, and external
Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and
1. Experience with and knowledge of California Teacher Credential
(CTC) and National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
accreditation and standards.
2. Demonstrated experience or potential to teach graduate-level
courses using innovative technologies and approaches.
3.Expertise in learning and neuropsychological disabilities and
4.Evidence of publication or strong potential for success in
research as related to the practice of school psychology.
Candidates should also demonstrate evidence of accomplishments or
strong potential for success in teaching, mentoring, research, or
community service that has prepared them to contribute to our
department/college/university’s commitment to diversity and
excellence. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of
scholarly activity or evidence of strong potential for success if
ABD Candidates should also demonstrate experience in teaching,
mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to
contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly
activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of
students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with
applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the
University’s program supporting the rights of our students with
disabilities see: http://www20.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/
Position will remain open until
filled. Please submit: (1) A letter of application, which addresses
the qualifications noted in this position announcement; (2) a
complete and current vita; (3) URL links to three (3) of your most
recent/best professional publications (e.g., articles, books
chapters, reviews); these links should be clearly listed on your
vita; (4) scanned copy of graduate transcripts; (5) a one-page
diversity statement that addresses how you engage a diverse student
population in your teaching, research, mentoring, and advising; (6)
contact information for each of three letters of recommendation to
be contacted via PageUp; and (7) contact information for three
telephone references. Selected applicants will be asked to submit
official transcripts at a later date.
Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Linda
Smetana, Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals
lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of
employment are contingent upon presentation of documents
demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in
accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control
Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and
prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior
to the start of employment.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on
the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship,
color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status,
national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s
status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity
in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment
for its diverse student body.
June 30, 2021 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight