UC Santa Barabara Faculty position w/ specialty in clinical, school, or counseling psych & developmental disabilities

Jan 18, 2018

University of California, Santa Barbara

Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology

Open Rank Professor, Prevention and Intervention Science in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) and related developmental disabilities

The Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology (CCSP) at the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE) invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track or tenured faculty position (assistant, associate, or full professor level) with a specialty in clinical, school, or counseling psychology to begin July 1, 2018. We seek applicants with expertise in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) and related developmental disabilities, with a focus on prevention and intervention science. The appointed person would also help to expand UCSB’s Koegel Autism Center research programs and further its reputation as a national and international leader in autism-related scholarship and clinical expertise.

The GGSE is a diverse institution in a diverse community in a richly diverse state. The GGSE is part of UC Santa Barbara, one of only 62 members of the Association of American Universities (AAU) and the first AAU member to attain the status of Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). As a public, land grant institution, GGSE at UCSB is deeply committed to centering diversity in our work. In addition to finding faculty who bring scholarly expertise in the areas that are described above, we seek to ensure that successful candidates engage in scholarship, teaching, and service that will help us work with the diverse populations in our region, state, and nation to achieve the goal of educational equity.

Preferred applicants will have an outstanding record or promise of exceptional research productivity (reflected through a history of high quality publications and extramural funding), along with a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Recent and prospective doctoral recipients, post-doctoral scholars, researchers, and faculty members at all career stages are encouraged to apply. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

Responsibilities may include:

  • research and grant-writing, 
  • graduate and undergraduate teaching, 
  • clinical supervision, 
  • doctoral student advising, and 
  • university and public service

Our doctoral program in Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association. We seek applicants who can contribute to the CCSP vision and mission (https://www.education.ucsb.edu/ccsp). The CCSP Vision is -- Innovations for Excellence and Equity in Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology. The CCSP Mission is -- To generate and disseminate knowledge, provide expertise, and prepare the next generation of diverse scholars in applied psychology. The Department of CCSP strives to be recognized for excellence and innovation in research that fosters the psychological well-being and social equity of all people, especially vulnerable populations. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in Psychology. Preference will be given to applicants with a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program. It is desirable that candidates will be license eligible or licensed as a psychologist in the state of California.

The GGSE offers masters and doctoral degrees from the Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology and the Department of Education, as well as teaching credentials and masters of education degrees from the Teacher Education Program. The School also offers three undergraduate minors: Educational Studies, Applied Psychology, and Science & Mathematics Education. 

For primary consideration, applicants should apply on or before February 1, 2018, however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a letter of application (including research and teaching interests), curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly work, and samples of teaching evaluations (if available), as well as names and contact information for three professional references. Applicants are encouraged to discuss how their research, teaching, and/or service highlights their commitment and contributions to understanding and serving diverse communities and/or under-represented groups. Submit materials online to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01161. Questions about this position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Shane Jimerson at jimerson@education.ucsb.edu.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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