Two (2) Tenure Track Assistant School Psychology Professors (Beginning August 2022)

Millersville University

United States

October 24, 2021

Description

Faculty Posting Details Requisition Number F02473

Department Psychology Working Title Two (2) Tenure Track Assistant School Psychology Professors (Beginning August 2022) Classification Assistant Professor - 24910

Nature of position Tenure-Track

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Psychology at Millersville University welcomes applications for two (2) tenure track Assistant Professors in School Psychology (beginning August 2022).

The persons selected will teach graduate courses in school psychology, including but not limited to psychological assessment, consultation, and/or classroom interventions, and other graduate and undergraduate courses such as developmental psychology, applied behavior analysis, and/or general psychology; will supervise graduate students in field activities and placements; will advise students; will perform continuing scholarship and professional development and contribute service to the university and community. Actual assignments will depend upon department needs.

A complete application comprises the following:

  • A cover letter summarizing how the applicant's education and experience match the required qualifications of the position.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Copies of registrar-issued unofficial transcripts for all degrees conferred and in progress (the successful candidate will be required to provide registrar-issued official transcripts from the issuing institution(s) directly to the Provost's Office by the start date).
  • Three current letters of reference, (applicant to submit names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of individuals who will be contacted to upload current letters of reference directly to a confidential website). ( These must include at least two current letters of recommendation attesting to recent teaching effectiveness ).
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to submit their application materials far enough in advance of the closing date to allow time for their references to respond. If you choose to provide additional documentation, please upload these items as optional documents.

    Please do not link your application to the position until you have uploaded all of the required documents and any optional documents you want to provide. You will not be able to change the materials submitted or upload any new additional materials, after the application process has been completed and you receive a confirmation number.

    Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students' success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,600 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. One thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master's and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.

    At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

    Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree plus ABD in School Psychology from an APA or NASP accredited doctoral program.
  • An official transcript showing conferral of the doctoral degree is required by date of eligibility to apply for reappointment to the 2nd year (i.e., January 30, 2023). (In the event that the doctorate is not completed by the specified date, the faculty contract will be terminated effective as of the end of the first year of employment.).
  • Knowledge and skills to teach graduate courses in school psychology such as psychological assessment, applied behavior analysis, classroom and school-wide behavioral interventions, practicum, or internship.
  • Knowledge and skills to teach undergraduate courses such as general psychology, developmental psychology, statistics and research methods, applied behavior analysis, or tests and measurements.
  • Knowledge and skills to supervise graduate students in field activities and placements.
  • Evidence of a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship.
  • Ability to conduct and supervise scholarly activities.
  • Commitment to serve diverse populations and to social justice advocacy within the field of school psychology.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues.
  • Ability to support preparation of accreditation materials.
  • Evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Successful interview and teaching demonstration.
  • Successful reference checks.
  • Successful completion of three background checks.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in School Psychology.
  • Evidence of research and teaching effectiveness.
  • Experience supervising graduate students in field activities and placements.
  • Knowledge and skills to teach graduate courses in assessment of English Learners or non-discriminatory assessment.
  • At least one year experience as a School Psychologist (including experience with assessment and school-based interventions).
  • Job Description

    TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Candidates must be willing to teach day, evening and/or weekend classes and conduct classes on and off the Millersville campus through multifaceted teaching strategies for face-to-face classroom delivery and/or web-enhanced or web-based formats. Effectively teach students both in assigned courses and supervise outside-the-classroom settings (e.g., field activities, placements, etc.), advise undergraduate and graduate students, and carry out other assigned professional responsibilities in support of student learning and success. Faculty are expected to engage in undergraduate/graduate student research/thesis supervision. The academic-year workload for full-time faculty is 24 workload hours and faculty must hold a minimum of five office hours per week on no fewer than three different days. Expected to assist in graduate- level curricular activities including assisting program faculty in activities associated with maintaining program approval at the state and national level, as well as the evaluation of graduate core competency exams (CCEs). Faculty are expected, per the Collective Bargaining Agreement Article 4, to engage in professional responsibilities such as curriculum development and update; learning outcomes assessment for courses and programs; participating in department, college, and university meetings and workshops. Actual assignments will depend upon department needs. Candidates are expected to fulfill all contractual obligations.

    For details, please see:

  • The CBA, Article 12.B.1, Effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities (p. 27);
  • The Millersville University Promotion Statement and particularly Section V.C.1 Teaching Effectiveness and Fulfillment of Professional Responsibilities (pp. 9-11); and
  • The Millersville University Tenure Statement, particularly the section titled Teaching Effectiveness and Fulfillment of Professional Responsibilities (pp. 3-4).
  • CONTINUING SCHOLARLY GROWTH:

    Pursue scholarly growth on an ongoing basis, both within and outside the subject discipline, in the academic profession.

    For details, please see:

  • The CBA, Article 12.B.2, Continuing scholarly growth (p. 28);
  • The Millersville University Promotion Statement, particularly Section V.C.2 Continuing Scholarly Growth (pp. 11-13); and
  • The Millersville University Tenure Statement, particularly the section titled Continuing Scholarly Growth (pp. 4-6).
  • SERVICE :

    Provide service on an ongoing basis by contributing professionally to department and university governance outside the classroom for the university, professional community, and community at large, in a participatory, developmental, or advisory capacity.

    For details, please see:

  • The CBA, Article 12.B.3, Service: contribution to the University and/or community (p. 28)
  • The Millersville University Promotion Statement, particularly Section V.C.3 Service: Contributions to the University and/or Community (pp. 13-15); and
  • The Millersville University Tenure Statement, particularly the section titled Service, Contributions to the University and/or Community (pp. 6-7).
  • OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

    May include but are not limited to: (1) supervising scholarly activities; and (2) other reasonable duties assigned within the faculty member's field of competence.

    PERFORMANCE REVIEW / EVALUATIONS:

    Please see the CBA, Article 12, Performance Review and Evaluation of Faculty (pp. 27-39).

    DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:

    The Department of Psychology, in the College of Education and Human Services, is comprised of 15 full-time faculty members. All these professors hold doctoral degrees and represent the many dimensions of psychology. Faculty areas of expertise include developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, psychopathology, applied behavior analysis, social psychology, health psychology, learning and memory, neuroscience, school psychology, statistics and research design, and counseling and clinical psychology. The Department of Psychology is housed within the Susan P. Luek Hall, serves nearly 400 undergraduate and 160 graduate students, and contains a clinic which is used for research and training purposes. The department has three graduate programs including an educational specialist degree in School Psychology and master's degrees in school counseling, and in clinical psychology. The Clinical Psychology graduate program offers two tracks for obtaining a master's degree in clinical psychology. Students have the option of taking a 42-credit track suitable for entering a doctoral program or a 60-credit track designed to meet the academic requirements for a licensed professional counselor.

    Essential Functions

    It is critical that faculty perform the following functions:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses for a total of 24 contract workload hours per academic year (i.e., eight sections per academic year).
  • Prepare course syllabi, lesson plans, instructional materials, and assessment instruments.
  • Foster student learning and professional development.
  • Teach day and evening classes as scheduled.
  • Posting Open Date 09/19/2021 Posting Close Date 10/24/2021 Full Consideration Date Quicklink for Posting/Requisition https: // jobs.millersville.edu/postings/8885

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts 1
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Unofficial Transcripts 3
  • Other Document 1
  • Other Document 2
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

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