Assistant Professor, Clinical

Denver, CO
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado

Assistant Professor Clinical Teaching Track

The School of Education & Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver is seeking nominations and applications for the position of Assistant Professor, Clinical Teaching Track in the School Psychology program.

Located in the heart of downtown Denver, the faculty of the School of Education & Human Development (SEHD) are committed to social justice and equity and have taken a leadership role in preparing professionals to work in diverse schools, agencies and related settings. The School is accredited by CAEP (formerly NCATE), the Colorado Department of Education, and the Colorado Department of Higher Education. It is one of 13 schools/colleges that make up the University of Colorado Denver. CU Denver is the premier urban research university in Colorado and is committed to becoming one of the top ten urban institutions in the country. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here.

The Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) program in School Psychology is a 96 credit hour degree program aligned with a practitioner-scholar training model that emphasizes prevention and systemic interventions for individuals from birth to age 21, their families, schools and communities. Students are provided a strong foundation in school psychological theory and practices that are evidence-based, culturally responsive, socially just and collaborative. The CU Denver PsyD program is one of only a handful of programs in the country to offer an optional Bilingual School Psychology concentration. The PsyD program is based on the Accreditation Domains and Standards of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Model for Comprehensive and Integrated School Psychological Services endorsed by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). The program is currently under review for NASP Approval and APA accreditation is also being pursued.

Rank: Assistant Professor, Clinical Teaching Track
Position availability: August 2017

Major Responsibilities:

  • Teach graduate classes about the core areas of school psychology; for example: psychosocial assessment & intervention, legal/ethical foundations, individual and/or group counseling, consultation, academic interventions, supervision, neuroeducational assessment/intervention, psychopathology, applied behavior assessment, consultation and internship supervision (9-12 credit hours per semester)
  • Infuse multicultural and diversity issues in all courses
  • Work collaboratively with school districts and community agencies to coordinate and supervise internships for school psychology students
  • Assist in recruiting, retaining and advising school psychology students
  • Serve on doctoral committees
  • Fulfill service responsibilities to the program, school, university, and the profession

Employment Conditions:

This is a full-time academic year (9 month), non-tenure-track position (80% teaching, 10% research, 10% service load). Opportunity for summer teaching is available.


Minimum Qualifications:
-Doctoral degree in School Psychology from an APA accredited program
-Prior experience as a school psychologist
-Licensed or license eligible as a psychologist in Colorado
-Prior graduate teaching experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Commitment to training school psychologists to work with culturally and linguistically diverse populations
-A theoretical orientation consistent with broadly defined school mental health service programs.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Completion of an APA accredited internship
-Experience working in clinical setting
-A minimum of 3 years of experience working as a school psychologist

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.
The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by January 15, 2017 will receive full consideration. All materials received become the property of the University of Colorado Denver. Address inquiries about the application process or submission of application materials to: Address inquiries regarding the faculty position to the search committee chair: Dr. Franci Crepeau-Hobson; The School of Education & Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver attracts students who are passionate about careers in teaching and mental health. We match their passion with an education that is rooted in diversity, technology, proven approaches and real-world practice. That's why our graduates are prepared to make immediate and life-long impacts on people, communities and the world. For more information, visit

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Unofficial transcript(s), Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:Application Procedures Please prepare the following materials for submission. All applications must be submitted through the University's online job application site:, refer to requisition 06080. 1. A letter of application including the candidate's qualifications, experience and interests related to the responsibilities of the position. 2. A current curriculum vitae. 3. This position requires 3 confidential letters of recommendation. Please submit names, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three recommendation providers who have specific knowledge of the skills you possess that apply to this position. We will request reference letters from your contacts at a later stage in the search process. 4. Selected portfolio materials such as: teaching philosophy, listing of courses taught to date along with course syllabi and evaluations of teaching effectiveness, partnership activities, and involvement with members of diverse communities.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30062 - EDUC-Dean's Office

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jul 26, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Jessica Coon

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00725900


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