Employment Opportunities

University of California, Riverside

Position: Open Rank (Assistant, Associate, Full) Visiting Faculty Position in School Psychology
Location: Riverside

Company Description

Located on nearly 1,200 scenic acres in Inland Southern California and distinguished by more than 60 years of high-impact research, UCR is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities. One of the most diverse, inclusive institutions within the prestigious 10 campus University of California system, UCR serves as an incubator of new knowledge, an engine of social mobility, and an economic powerhouse.

UCR’s three colleges offer a wide range of academic and research subjects: The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering, with nine departments; The College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, with 20 departments; and the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, with 13 departments. We are home to four professional schools: School of Business, Graduate School of Education, School of Medicine, and School of Public Policy, as well as 23 interdisciplinary research centers.

Currently home to approximately 23,000 students and 1,100 institutional faculty, the campus is rapidly expanding. To support the addition of hundreds of new faculty and students, the first of two Multidisciplinary Research Buildings is already under construction. New campus student housing, dining, retail, and recreational facilities will be added in the next few years.

UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreations sites, as well as desert, mountain, and coastal destinations.

Minimum Education Required for Position

Doctoral Degree

Minimum Certification Required for Position

BCBA Preferred

Job Description + Responsibilities

The Graduate School of Education (GSOE) at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) invites applications for a Visiting Open Rank faculty position (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) in School Psychology. The position can commence as early as July 1, 2019 or as negotiated.

This is initially a one-year appointment and is renewable for up to a second year term. If a decision for reappointment is made, it will be based on an assessment of the candidate’s demonstrated competence in teaching, advising, and research. Course evaluations and student comments are considered. Other evidence of teaching excellence may also be considered, if available. Duties for the Visiting Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor will include course instruction (didactic and practica), advising of master’s theses and/or doctoral dissertations, and research.

The APA-accredited and NASP-approved doctoral-only school psychology program at UCR has an eco-behavioral orientation with a focus on academic, behavioral, and social-emotional prevention and intervention in school settings. As one of three APA-accredited school psychology programs in California, our program is uniquely positioned to influence service delivery for the more than 5 million children that live in Southern California. Our program strives to provide doctoral students with both research and applied experiences in academic, behavioral, and social-emotional support, and has a proven history of success in training and placing graduate students with a 100% APPIC Phase I match rate in 2018. Scholars with an interest in conducting research with or supporting practice for students who are culturally or linguistically diverse are highly encouraged to apply.

Salary, Benefits, + Opportunities

Salary and research support will be commensurate with an appointment within the University of California system.

Other Requirements

Minimum Qualifications include: Earned doctorate in School Psychology, credentialed school psychologist, university-level teaching experience, experience advising graduate students’ theses and/or dissertations, demonstration of an ongoing research program.

Preferred Qualifications include: Experience as a faculty member in an APA-accredited School Psychology program. Academic rank will be contingent upon the individual’s level of accomplishments in scholarly activity, as well as experience securing and directing grants, teaching, mentoring graduate students, and service. Salary and research support will be commensurate with an appointment within the University of California system.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

How To Apply

Inquiries about the position (not applications) can be sent to Dr. Austin Johnson, Chair of the Search Committee, at austin.johnson@ucr.edu. For inquiries regarding the application process, please contact Janet Harshman, Academic Personnel, at janet.harshman@ucr.edu.

Applicants at the Associate or Full level should submit an electronic application to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01073 that includes a cover letter describing current and proposed future areas of research, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, recent official teaching evaluations, a diversity statement, and contact information for 3-5 references.

Applicants at the Assistant level should submit an electronic application https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01072 that includes a cover letter describing current and proposed future areas of research, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, recent official teaching evaluations, a diversity statement, and 3-5 letters of reference.

Review of applicants will begin on March 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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