The Department of Educational Psychology in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut invites applications and nominations for a non-tenure-track, nine-month Visiting Clinical Faculty of School Psychology beginning August 2024 at the rank of either Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor, Visiting Clinical Associate Professor, or Visiting Clinical Professor. This is a one-year position starting Fall 2024 with the possibility of renewal for up to three years. The successful candidate will join a dynamic program and department and will support the master's/sixth year and doctoral school psychology programs.
The Neag School of Education stands out as a major contributor to instructional and research excellence at the University of Connecticut, one of the nation's leading public higher education institutions. With academic departments dedicated to educational leadership, educational psychology, and curriculum and instruction, the Neag School also offers programs in such areas as sports management; higher education and student affairs; and teacher and administrator preparation. The Neag School consistently ranks among the top 25 public graduate schools of education in the nation.
Founded in 1881, UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of the Space Grant Consortium. It is the state's flagship institution of higher education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges, including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural, and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly, research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate applications and support for student success have enabled the University to become extraordinarily selective.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will work with the School Psychology faculty to support the NASP-approved master's/6th year and APA-accredited doctoral programs, which are located at UConn's main Storrs campus. The successful candidate will hold responsibilities such as teaching courses, mentoring students, supporting program approval and accreditation processes, and engaging with service and outreach with key groups within and beyond the University. In addition, the successful candidate will bring a demonstrated commitment to promoting justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. The typical teaching load for a non-tenure-track faculty position is 3:3.
Completed doctoral degree in School Psychology or related area, at time of appointment.
Eligible to be credentialed as a psychologist or school psychologist in Connecticut.
A record of innovative graduate-level teaching in a relevant program.
Experience with supervision of students engaged in clinical or research activities.
Relevant work experience in K-12 settings.
Licensure as a psychologist in Connecticut, or able to submit for licensure in Connecticut upon hire.
Substantial knowledge of evidence-based interventions across levels of service intensity, with relevant expertise in social, emotional, and behavioral domains (as demonstrated through prior teaching or practice).
Strong track record of graduate-level advising and supervision.
Leadership experience in school psychology, such as within training programs or related organizations and associations.
Effective communication and collaboration with a range of key groups in education, such as university colleagues, school leaders, teachers, and related service providers.
Membership and active involvement in professional organizations relevant to school psychology.
This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure-track position with a 1-year appointment renewed annually and may be renewed for up to three years. The anticipated start date of August 23, 2024. The successful candidate's academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
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