Situated on the ancestral and traditional territory of the dxʷdəwʔabš (Duwamish people) and the Coast Salish peoples, the University of Washington, Seattle, College of Education is seeking a doctoral-level, licensed school psychologist for an Assistant Teaching Professor position in our School Psychology Program (education.uw.edu/schoolpsychology). The successful candidate will join a faculty committed to educational equity and social justice and preparing diverse and culturally responsive graduate students pursuing EdS and PhD degrees in a school psychology program that has been NASP approved/accredited since 1995 and APA accredited since 1992.
The position will carry the non-tenure rank of Assistant Teaching Professor and is a three-year, 9-month position at 100% FTE with some summer teaching available based on curricular need. Renewal of this appointment will be considered in the second year of the appointment.
Our new colleague will be expected to:
- Teach full-time in the School Psychology Program. Model and teach culturally responsive practices and processes for graduate students throughout their degree program. Supervise students in coursework completed as part of the School Psychology Clinic. Educate and supervise school psychology students who practice in schools and as health service providers. Engage in scholarly work that explores issues of justice and equity in relation to race, culture, gender and sexuality, land, migration, ability, health, and/or language with a particular focus on youth, families, and communities. Serve as a core member of the School Psychology Program faculty and contribute to Program planning and development. Engage in professional service to the College and Area. Intersect their work with APA's Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Framework (https://www.apa.org/about/apa/equity-diversity-inclusion/framework.pdf) and the UW Race and Equity Initiative (https://www.washington.edu/raceequity/) and the UW College of Education's Mission and Race and Equity Initiative (https://www.washington.edu/raceequity/school-and-college-profiles/college-of-education/). Support the Program’s and the College’s efforts to recruit, mentor, and retain diverse students. Work collaboratively with faculty in the College Area, which includes programs in Special Education and Measurement and Statistics, and Engage in faculty governance.
The UW College of Education, the nation’s 5th ranked public school of education, dedicates its resources to making excellent education a daily reality for all students and is committed to solving real-world educational challenges and closing opportunity gaps. Members of the College maintain a set of active partnerships with more than 300 educational institutions in the region, state, and nation—schools, school districts, community-based organizations, informal educational institutions, and professional organizations. Our College’s mission leads us to invest in recruiting colleagues who demonstrate experience with, knowledge of, and a commitment to working with culturally diverse communities to address pressing educational challenges and foster a more just and caring society. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
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All candidates must have (1) an earned doctorate in school psychology by the date of appointment, or in a closely related field, from an APA-accredited program with educational expertise related to relevant areas including, but not limited to, assessment, intervention, and consultation for academic, behavioral, and mental health development of children and adolescents in schools; (2) prior expertise in university teaching and supervision; (3) school psychology certification (or eligibility for certification) in Washington State and licensure (or eligibility for licensure) as a psychologist in Washington State.
- A detailed letter describing qualifications for the position, including academic preparation and experience; (2) A one-page diversity statement describing your experience and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Describe your philosophy of teaching and learning, including how your work will further the College of Education’s commitment to racial equity and social justice; (3) Curriculum vitae; (4) Names and contact information for three references. Please do not send letters at this time as the committee will request letters for all semi-finalists; (5) At least two examples of scholarly writing related to the job description; (6) An email address for further communications.
Send queries about the position to Search Chair Dr. Kristen Missall at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please submit applications electronically to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/116300. The committee will begin reviewing applications on December 1, 2022. The position will remain open until filled. Appointment to commence on or about September 16, 2023.
Search committee members include Dr. Jim Mazza, email@example.com; Dr. Teddi Beam-Conroy, firstname.lastname@example.org; Dr. Maribel Santiago, email@example.com; Dr. Oscar Olvera Astivia, firstname.lastname@example.org; and Graduate Student Representative Kati Kashima, email@example.com.
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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
Commitment to Diversity
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information
Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof or receive a UW- approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.