The Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, housed within the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Houston-Victoria, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in School Psychology. This position will start in Fall 2019.
A doctoral degree in School Psychology is required. School-based experience as a school psychologist and prior supervision of practicum or internship students is strongly preferred. Candidate must possess or be qualified to obtain Texas licensure as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology.
The successful applicant will teach graduate courses in the School Psychology program that include school-based consultation, behavior management, and advanced learning theory. Applicants should also have interest in supervising students on practicum and serving as the program’s practicum coordinator. In addition to graduate teaching responsibilities, the applicant should also have the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate psychology courses as needed. Experience teaching in a variety of modalities (face to face courses, online, and hybrid courses) is strongly preferred. Summer teaching is normally available at attractive rates.
Successful applicants will have a strong desire to assist with finalizing the NASP accreditation process for the School Psychology program. The applicant will be an integral member of the psychology department, including participation in the School Psychology and undergraduate Psychology programs. Applicants will also be expected to engage in regular professional development opportunities for students and recruitment efforts to expand the program. Successful applicants will have evidence of scholarly activity and the potential to establish a sustainable research track.
The School Psychology program currently teaches courses at both the Victoria and Katy campuses. If desired, the successful candidate can be based in the greater Houston area.
Applicants should submit the following:
- A cover letter relating the applicant’s expertise to the qualifications listed above
- A current curriculum vitae
- A list of three current recommendations from people who are in a position to know the applicant’s expertise
- Any evidence of effective teaching, if available
- Copies of all college transcripts (Official transcripts will be required of all finalists)
Review of applications will being immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Houston-Victoria is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.