University of Kansas University Of Kansas, Overland Park, KS, United States
Aug 18, 2017Full time
THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT, SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Two Assistant Professor Positions One in School Psychology and One in Counseling Psychology The Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Kansas is seeking to fill two tenure-track Assistant Professor Positions. Assistant Professor in School Psychology This position is a nine-month tenure-track appointment in the School Psychology program 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 University of Kansas 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. Review of applications will begin on 11/15/17. A complete application includes 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. If available, evidence of successful teaching should also be submitted. For more information and to apply, go to: https://employment.ku.edu/academic/9685BR. Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology This position is a nine-month tenure-track appointment in the Counseling Psychology program beginning August 18, 2018. The Counseling Psychology program includes an APA-accredited Ph.D. degree as well as an MPCAC-accredited M.S. degree. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education. We are interested in license-eligible candidates with a professional identity as a scientist-practitioner with demonstrated interest and skill in integrating cultural and individual diversity and multiculturalism in both the scholarship and practice of counseling psychology. While the area of scholarly focus is open, we are particularly interested in individuals with special interest and expertise in vocational psychology, those with experience working with minoritized populations, and those with interest in working with school-aged populations. Review of applications will begin on 11/1/2017. A complete application includes an online application, curriculum vitae, letter of application that identifies professional interest generally and specific interest and background relevant to this position, graduate transcripts, two samples of scholarly work and a list of three professional/academic references with contact information. For more information and to apply, go to: https://employment.ku.edu/academic/9765BR 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 & World Report. It has also committed itself to expanding its innovative research and commercialization programs. 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, and genetic information in the university’s programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 West Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas, medical center campuses).