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College of Education - Director of Training, School Psychology MA/SSP Program - Fall 2024

Employer
University of Texas at Austin
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jan 26, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time


College of Education - Director of Training, School Psychology MA/SSP Program - Fall 2024

College/School/Unit: College of Education
Department: Educational Psychology
Posted: Nov 7, 2023
Apply By: Open until filled

Description

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN: Director of Training, School Psychology MA/SSP Program

Clinical Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) professor of practice non-tenure-track position for Ph.D. school psychologist beginning Fall 2024.

We seek a highly organized, knowledgeable, outstanding school psychologist and administrator to join the School/Clinical Child Psychology program at UT Austin as the director of training in our Master in School Psychology (MA/SSP) program. The person hired will help organize and monitor school-based practicum experiences and master's level internship experiences and teach/supervise school-based practicum seminars for master's students as well as doctoral students in the School/Clinical Child program. Other teaching opportunities will depend on the applicant's interest and areas of expertise and could include courses on cognitive assessment, academic assessment, law and ethics, as well as undergraduate courses as part of the educational psychology minor. There are also opportunities for the applicant to be involved with a training grant from the Department of Education focused on training master's level school psychologists in evidence-based, culturally affirming mental health interventions for schools.

The ideal candidate for this position will: (1) have a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited school psychology program; (2) be a licensed specialist (or license eligible) in school psychology (LSSP) in the State of Texas; (3) have successful experience working as a school psychologist in school settings; (4) be a licensed psychologist (or license eligible) in the State of Texas; (5) have a demonstrated track record of strong clinical supervision, advising, and teaching, (6) have knowledge about NASP accreditation process to assist in advancing the program from NASP candidacy to NASP accreditation, and (7) have experience supporting the training of school psychologists for work in high-needs schools serving culturally and linguistically diverse students.

This is a full-time position. Salary for the position is commensurate with experience and background. A multi-year commitment and contract is possible and preferred after the successful completion of the initial year. . Submit application materials through Interfolio.

Review will begin on November 15, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. UT Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Additional Information about the Programs in the Department can be found on our website (https://education.utexas.edu/departments/educational-psychology/). Questions about this position can be directed to the department chair, Professor Tiffany Whittaker (t.whittaker@austin.utexas.edu) or to the School/Clinical Child Psychology program chair, Professor Sarah Kate Bearman (skbearman@austin.utexas.edu).

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this position will: (1) have a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited school psychology program; (2) be a licensed specialist (or license eligible) in school psychology (LSSP) in the State of Texas; (3) have successful experience working as a school psychologist in school settings; (4) be a licensed psychologist (or license eligible) in the State of Texas; and (5) have a demonstrated track record of strong clinical supervision and teaching (6) experience in training and teaching school psychologists (7) training background and licensure (8) will contribute to program goal of Bilingual Certification (9) overall rating.

Application Instructions

The applicant's vita and letter of interest are required for initial consideration. Three letters of recommendation are necessary for hiring. Letters of recommendation will be requested for those applicants who are finalists in the hiring process and should include evidence of supervision/teaching experience and administrative skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


To apply, visit https://faculty.utexas.edu/career/128076



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