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Assistant Professor of School Psychology

Employer
University of Washington College of Education
Location
North Bethesda, MD
Closing date
Nov 25, 2022

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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, seeks to fill a nine-month, 100% FTE position for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in School Psychology (education.uw.edu/schoolpsychology), open to all content areas. The successful scholar will join a faculty committed to educational equity and social justice and preparing diverse and culturally responsive graduate students pursuing EdS and PhD degrees as scientist-practitioners in a school psychology program that has been NASP approved/accredited since 1995 and APA accredited since 1992.

Our new colleague will be expected to:
  • Pursue an active research agenda with a trajectory for meritorious scholarship and external funding that utilizes school-based and community engagement and partnership for supporting all children and adolescents and leads to publication in major journals, and that complements current lines of research in the School Psychology Program,
  • 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,
  • 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/),
  • Pursue and obtain funding to support research,
  • Create opportunities for graduate students to engage in research,
  • Teach, advise, and supervise specialist- and doctoral-level graduate students in the School Psychology Program,
  • Recruit, educate, and mentor graduate students from historically marginalized communities,
  • Provide leadership and service in the Program, College, University, and in the field of school psychology,
  • Contribute to the Program's and College's commitment to educational equity and social justice through their research, teaching, and service,
  • Contribute to the operation and development of the School Psychology Program,
  • 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.

Please visit us on the web to learn more about the University of Washington (http://www.washington.edu) and the College of Education (https://education.uw.edu/), and our mission and goals, research and outreach activities, faculty, and academic programs.

Qualifications

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, and (2) school psychology certification (or eligibility for certification) in Washington State and licensure (or eligibility for licensure) as a psychologist in Washington State.

Application Instructions

(1) A detailed letter describing qualifications for the position, including academic preparation and experience, explanation of research agenda, evidence of justice-focused partnerships with communities, and evidence of leadership in school psychology; (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 kmissall@uw.edu.

Please submit applications electronically to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/116299. 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, mazza@uw.edu; Dr. Teddi Beam-Conroy, beamt@uw.edu; Dr. Maribel Santiago, profa@uw.edu; Dr. Oscar Olvera Astivia, oastivia@uw.edu; and Graduate Student Representative Kati Kashima, kkashima@uw.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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://w ww.washi ngton.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 ://w ww. washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/ .
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