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Assistant Professor Tenure Track Faculty Position in School Psychology

Employer
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Location
Birmingham, AL
Salary
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University of Alabama at Birmingham
School of Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Assistant Professor Tenure Track Faculty Position in School Psychology

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the School of Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for appointment to a 9-month tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor to begin August 2024. Salary and terms of appointment are commensurate with prior experience. A successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and service/leadership. They also should have a demonstrated potential for engaging in high-quality research/scholarship.

UAB’s new School Psychology program prepares professionals in a scientist-practitioner model. It is housed in the collaborative School of Education, which also has programs in teacher education (including special education), counseling, educational leadership and administration, human sciences, and more. Our faculty members strongly commit to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, community engagement, and service.

Duties

The successful candidate will engage in scholarly activities, including research publications, external funding, and professional presentations; teach graduate courses (e.g., intellectual assessment, consultation, interventions, special education, etc.); supervise field experiences aligned with the Program’s scientist-practitioner, intervention-oriented approach to practice; conducting scholarly research and publishing; advising graduate students; and guiding graduate research; and collaborating with area schools/agencies. Additional responsibilities include serving on program, department, college, and university committees and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements for Consideration

  • Earned Doctorate in School Psychology from a NASP-approved accredited program.
  • Record of research in school psychology.
  • Experience teaching at least one school psychology or Special Education graduate course, including as a teaching assistant.
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and understanding social, economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of university students

UAB School of Education

Situated in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, the UAB School of Education is home to undergraduate and graduate programs in educator preparation, counselor education, community health and human services, and kinesiology. Our programs are accredited by relevant organizations and are staffed by world-class faculty. As part of a Carnegie Research 1 institution, faculty are nationally/internationally recognized scholars who pursue positive impact through research, grants, and dissemination activities They integrate technology and exemplify best practices in teaching—making learning both engaging and rewarding. Through collaboration with our community partners, our programs provide frequent and early opportunities for field experiences, culminating in the kinds of internships that promote success in future employment. The UAB School of Education’s innovative programs prepare our students well for the diverse world of today and tomorrow.

How to Apply

To be considered for candidacy, applicants should submit applications through the UAB People Admin online system using the link https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/19699. Applicants must submit a letter of application addressing the position qualifications and responsibilities, curriculum vitae, official transcripts for all college work, and the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Questions and nominations should be directed to Dr. Stephanie Corcoran (corcoran@uab.edu).

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

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