Baylor University: Office of the Provost: School of Education: Educational
Sep 09, 2021
Jan 27, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
POSITION: Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor of School
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Department of Educational Psychology is comprised of
faculty members with expertise that spans the disciplines of applied behavior
analysis, gifted education, learning and development, school psychology,
special education, and quantitative research methods. This clinical faculty
position will be based at our Dallas campus working directly with the Ed.S.
program in school psychology. Specific responsibilities include:
Contributing to the continued growth of the school psychology program;
Teaching courses associated with the school psychology program;
Recruiting, mentoring, and supervising school psychology students; and
Providing service to the university and the profession.
SALARY AND BEGINNING DATE: The salary will be commensurate with
qualifications and professional experience. A start-up package is available to
support research needs. The anticipated date of appointment is August of 2022.
PROGRAM: Baylor's school psychology program includes two degrees. The
Ed.S. degree in school psychology is accredited by the National Association
of School Psychologists (NASP). The Ed.S. degree is delivered on two
campuses, Baylor's primary campus in Waco, Texas and the Baylor campus in
downtown Dallas, Texas. The Ph.D. program in school psychology is located on
Baylor's primary campus in Waco. The Ph.D. in school psychology is scheduled
for an initial site visit from the American Psychological Assocation (APA)
in the spring of 2022, and thus is currently pending accreditation by the APA
and NASP. Baylor's School of Education is the primary institution training and
mentoring school psychologists in central and north Texas. At present, there
are 45 students pursuing a degree in school psychology including 12 at the
doctoral level and 33 at the Ed.S. level. With five current full-time faculty,
the program boasts a faculty to student ratio supporting exceptional teaching,
mentoring, and research.
SCHOOL: Baylor's School of Education celebrated its 100th anniversary in
2019 and has established a reputation for excellence in developing dynamic
educators, leaders, and researchers through an intentional blend of theory and
practice. With more than 60 full-time faculty members, the school's growing
research portfolio complements its long-standing commitment to excellence in
teaching and student mentoring.
The school boasts an array of excellent academic offerings housed in three
academic departments: Educational Psychology, Curriculum and Instruction, and
Educational Leadership. The School's graduate enrollments continue to rise,
with nearly 700 students pursuing advanced study and professional preparation
through 17 different graduate program options at the master's, Ed.S., Ed.D.,
and Ph.D. levels.
Through exciting new academic initiatives both at home and abroad, and several
new searches underway for faculty colleagues, the School is in a period of
significant expansion and deepened impact through the production of
meaningful, high-quality research and the preparation of outstanding leaders,
teachers, and clinicians. To learn more about the School of Education please
UNIVERSITY: Baylor University is a private Christian University and a
nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant
campus community for more than 20,000 students by blending interdisciplinary
research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a
faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the
Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the
oldest continually operating University in Texas. Baylor welcomes students
from all 50 states and more than 90 countries to study a broad range of
degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions. Baylor's
curriculum includes 126 baccalaureate programs, 79 master's programs, 47
doctoral programs (including the JD), the Education Specialist program, and
the Master of Laws program.
QUALIFICATIONS: Consistent with the stated mission of the University to be
a world-class institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals, the
qualifications for the position include:
an earned doctorate, with preference given to applicants who graduated
from a school psychology program accredited by the American Psychological
knowledge of school psychology and school systems;
expertise with psychoeducational assessement and ethical assessment
ability to teach introductory and advanced graduate courses;
experience conducting and publishing research;
and a philosophy compatible with the stated mission of the University.
Preference will be given to candidates who are licensed or eligible to be
licensed as a psychologist in Texas and have experience working as a school
psychologist in a K-12 school setting.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE : Review of applications will begin immediately and
will be accepted until the position is filled.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application includes a letter of
application which describes the applicant's area(s) of expertise; curriculum
vitae; completed application form; and a copy of transcripts documenting
terminal degree (official transcripts required prior to on-campus
interview). Candidates should be prepared to list contact information for