Employment

FACULTY POSITIONS FOR 2014-15

Assistant Professor, Literacy Education
Department of Education

The Department of Education, Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, UC Santa Barbara seeks a faculty member for a tenure-track position in literacy education at the Assistant Professor level. We encourage applications from literacy educators with expertise in grades 3-8 serving diverse populations.

The Department of Education has an interdisciplinary faculty with cognitive, linguistic, social, and cultural research programs concerned with diverse learners in educational settings. The Department offers a rich array of opportunities for research, teaching, and program development in an innovative Teacher Education Program, the McEnroe Reading & Language Arts Clinic, partnership schools, and technology-enabled learning environments.

Qualifications for the position include:

  • An earned doctorate at the time of employment
  • A record of scholarship related to grades 3-8 teaching and learning of literacy with diverse learners
  • At least three years of teaching grades 3-8 (preferred).

Position responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining an active research and publication program
  • Mentoring M.A./M.Ed/Ph.D students
  • Directing theses and dissertations
  • Seeking extramural funding
  • Teaching graduate-level courses in literacy.

The University of California Santa Barbara, a land-grant university, is an AAU comprehensive research intensive institution. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity & excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, & service.

Address inquiries to Richard P. Durán, Ph.D.
Search Committee Chair
Department of Education
Gevirtz Graduate School of Education
Santa Barbara, California 93106
e-mail: duran@education.ucsb.edu

Applicants should submit (1) a letter of interest addressing qualifications and interests, (2) current curriculum vitae, (3), three representative research-based articles, and (4) three letters of reference.  

Applications should be submitted electronically to: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00259

Review of completed applications will begin January 15, 2014.

Anticipated start date is July 1, 2014.

UCSB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education
Department of Education

The Department of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a ladder-rank faculty position at the assistant professor level in the area of mathematics education beginning July 1, 2014. We are seeking a candidate with a doctorate in mathematics education or related area and an emphasis in the teaching and learning of secondary mathematics. Competitive candidates must demonstrate potential excellence in both research and teaching at the university level. Desirable research areas in mathematics education include teacher education and/or professional development, English language learners, and traditional and performance-based assessment. Research that considers culturally, ethnically, and/or linguistically diverse populations is especially desirable. Highly desirable qualifications also include experience working with pre-service and in-service teachers, using inquiry based teaching methods in mathematics, and K-12 teaching experience. Position responsibilities include conducting research on mathematics education, teaching doctoral and credential-level courses on teaching and learning in mathematics, mentoring graduate students, and collaborating with researchers and teachers. Additional responsibilities may include teaching undergraduate courses and participating in professional development for mathematics educators.

Minimum qualifications: Earned doctorate in mathematics education, or related fields, a clearly articulated research agenda in mathematics education, and a record of scholarly publication commensurate with professional experience.

To apply, please submit curriculum vitae, a formal letter addressing qualifications and describing research and/or professional plans, and three letters of reference. Submit material electronically to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00225.

For more information, please contact Dr. Mary Brenner, chair of the search committee, at betsy@education.ucsb.edu. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

UCSB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.


Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology
Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology

The Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology (CCSP) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with a specialty in clinical psychology to begin July 1, 2014. We seek candidates who are enthusiastic about joining our unique training program that emphasizes collaborative, cross-disciplinary training. Responsibilities will include (a) teaching graduate-level seminars, (b) clinical and research supervision, (c) research and grant writing, (d) doctoral program advisement, (e) chairing dissertation committees and (f) university and public service.

The ideal candidate for this position should have expertise in the assessment and/or treatment of psychological trauma as we seek to augment current faculty research on the impacts of trauma on children and adolescents. The candidate will have the opportunity to be associated with the Trauma, Recovery, and Resilience Center in the Hosford Clinic. Candidates must be licensed or license-eligible in the state of California.

The department is one of two doctoral (Ph.D.) programs accredited by the American Psychological Association for combined training in clinical, counseling, and school psychology. Our primary mission is to train graduate students to be leaders in applied research. We seek applicants who can contribute through research and teaching to our longstanding commitment to address diversity issues in applied psychology. Preference will be given to applicants with a Ph.D. from an APA-accredited program.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2013 and continue until January 31, 2014. Please send a letter of application (including a description of research, teaching, and clinical interests), curriculum vitae, three samples of scholarly work (reprints/preprints), and three letters of reference electronically through the following URL: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00186.

UCSB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

RESEARCH AND TEACHING POSITIONS (Temporary)

Associate Specialist: Recruiter/Trainer/Supervisor/Parent Educator
Job #JPF00331

Graduate School of Education - Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open Jul 21, 2014 through Dec 19, 2014
If you apply to this recruitment by Dec 19, 2014, you will have until Dec 31, 2014 to complete your application.

DESCRIPTION

Area of Specialization: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related neurodevelopmental conditions.

Open until filled: Primary Consideration 8/21/14
(last day to start application is 12/19/14)

The Koegel Autism Center in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for part time (25%) to full time (100%) Recruiter/Trainer/Supervisor/Parent Educator for early intervention for autism. Salary range is $52,344 to 63,012 (full time equivalent). Background check required.

Job responsibilities will include recruiting clinicians, training clinicians, scheduling, supervising clinicians (observing and providing feedback), implementing parent education sessions, analyzing data, writing reports, assisting with research, and reviewing research or attending conferences in order to keep up with best practices.

Interested applicants should apply on line: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00331. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, statement of experience with PRT, and any documentation of PRT trainings or treatment implementation. The applicant should have a Master’s or PhD degree and extensive experience in Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT). In addition, a research background, publications, and conference presentations are recommended as outcome data may be published. As well, applicants must have experience in collecting Fidelity of Implementation data for PRT.

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Tracey Velasquez at 805-893-4428 or by email: tracey@education.ucsb.edu

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Assistant Specialist: Clinician

Job #JPF00332

Graduate School of Education - Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open Jul 21, 2014 through Dec 19, 2014
If you apply to this recruitment by Dec 19, 2014, you will have until Dec 31, 2014 to complete your application.

DESCRIPTION

Title: Assistant Specialist: Clinician

Area of Specialization: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related neurodevelopmental conditions.

Open until filled: Primary Consideration 8/21/14
(last day to start application is 12/19/14)

The Koegel Autism Center in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for part time (25%) to full time (100%) early intervention clinicians for young children with autism. Salary range is $42,144 to $44,904 (full time equivalent). Background check required.

Job responsibilities will include working in homes with children with autism, coordinating with the child’s parent educator, attending weekly supervision meetings, collecting data, videotaping the sessions for supervision, and interacting with the children’s families.

Interested applicants should apply on line:  https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00332 . Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, statement of experience with PRT, and any documentation of PRT trainings or treatment implementation. The applicant should have a bachelor’s degree and extensive experience in Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT).
The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Tracey Velasquez at 805-893-4428 or by email: tracey@education.ucsb.edu

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Associate Specialist: Program Supervisor/Parent Educator
Job #JPF00333

Graduate School of Education - Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open Jul 21, 2014 through Dec 19, 2014
If you apply to this recruitment by Dec 19, 2014, you will have until Dec 31, 2014 to complete your application.

DESCRIPTION

Area of Specialization: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related neurodevelopmental conditions.

Open until filled: Primary Consideration 8/1/14
(last day to start application is 12/19/14)

The Koegel Autism Center in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for half time (50%) or full time (100%) Program Supervisor/Parent Educator for early intervention for autism. Salary range is $53,100 to $59,000 (full time equivalent). Background check required.

Job responsibilities will include supervising clinicians (observing and providing feedback), implementing parent education sessions, scheduling, analyzing data, writing reports, assisting with research, and reviewing research or attending conferences in order to keep up with best practices.

Interested applicants should apply on line: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00333. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, statement of experience with PRT, and any documentation of PRT trainings or treatment implementation. The applicant should have a Master’s or PhD degree, BCBA or Supervision License and extensive experience in Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT). In addition, a research background, publications, and conference presentations are recommended as outcome data may be published. As well, applicants must have experience in collecting Fidelity of Implementation data for PRT.

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Tracey Velasquez at 805-893-4428 or by email: tracey@education.ucsb.edu

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Temporary Teaching Position
Department of Counseling, Clinical, School Psychology

Lecturer Job # JPF00261 
Areas of Specialization:  Counseling, Clinical, School Psychology

Positions:  Open until filled

Next Review Date February 3, 2014

Applications are invited for possible openings for temporary part-time lecturer positions to teach courses in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, School Psychology. Appointments are variable in terms of percentage time and may be from one quarter to one year, with the possibility of reappointment. Applicants must have at least an M.A. degree in Counseling, or a related field and teaching experience at the college level. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

Please submit a letter of application, vitae and teaching evaluations (if available) online via UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00261.
If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Lupe Yepez via email: lupe@education.ucsb.edu and list CCSP 13-14, Lecturer in the subject line.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.  The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.


 


Temporary Teaching Position: Lecturer
Gevirtz Graduate School of Education
Department of Education
Job #  JPF00270

Area of Specialization:  Culture and Development; Language and Literacy; Learning, Culture and Technology Studies; Policy, Leadership and Research Methods; Science and Mathematics Education;  Special Education and Risk Studies;  Teacher Education and Professional Development  

Positions:  Open until filled

Next Review Date February 3, 2014

Applications are invited for possible openings for temporary part-time lecturer positions to teach courses in the Department of Education.  Appointments are variable in terms of percentage time and may be from one quarter to one year, with the possibility of reappointment.  Applicants must have at least an M.A. degree in Education, or a related field, and teaching experience at the college level.  Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

Interested applicants should apply online through the UC Recruit system:

https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00270

Please submit a letter of application, vitae and teaching evaluations (if available). If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Tracey Goss via email: tgoss@education.ucsb.edu and list EDUC 13-14, Lecturer in the subject line.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.  The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.


 


Lecturer
Teacher Education Program (TEP)

Lecturer, 2013-2014 Academic Year
Job # JPF00262
Reports to: Dr. Tine Sloan, TEP Director

Positions: Open until filled
Next Review Date February 3, 2014

Responsibilities:
Instructors are expected to attend all class sessions, read and evaluate student assignments, and assign grades adhering to all department deadlines. Additionally, instructors are expected to attend all program faculty meetings and participate in the scoring of Performance Assessment for California’s Teachers (PACT) Teaching Event, as may be necessary.

Qualifications:
•    Masters degree
•    Preferred: Experience working in teacher education or K-12 education
•    Preferred: Familiarity with Teacher Performance Expectations

Please submit a cover letter, resume and/or curriculum vita on line via UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00262. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Maritza Fuljencio via email: Maritza@education.ucsb.edu and list TEP 13-14, Lecturer in the subject line.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.


Supervisor
Gevirtz Graduate School of Education

Supervisor, Teacher Education Program (TEP)
Job # JPF00263
2013-2014 Academic Year
Reports to: Dr. Tine Sloan, TEP Director

Positions: Open until filled
Next Review Date February 3, 2014

Responsibilities:
Supervises Teacher Education Program students in practicum sites in elementary or secondary public schools.  Coordinates between UCSB coursework and practicum activities for TEP students and Cooperating Teachers. Provides training and support for Cooperating Teachers at the school site. Works in consultation with school personnel to identify classroom placements, promote growth in teaching practice and to resolve problems.  Meets regularly with TEP students and participates in TEP faculty meetings, curriculum development activities, and program and student evaluation activities.

Qualifications:
•    Teacher certification in the State of California or equivalent
•    Minimum of three years experience as a public or private school classroom teacher
•    Experience in providing professional development services to teachers or other education personnel
•    Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
•    Knowledge of current policies and effective practices in K-12 teaching

Application Instructions:
Please submit a cover letter, resume and/or curriculum vita on line via UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00263. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Maritza Fuljencio via email: Maritza@education.ucsb.edu and list TEP 13-14, Supervisor in the subject line.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.

STAFF POSITIONS

No staff positions are open at this time.

2013-14 TEACHING ASSISTANTS

Teaching Assistant positions in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology as well as the Department of Education are listed below. TAships are typically 25% time. All positions are based upon available funding and student enrollment. Please note TAships are often tied to particular fellowships and are often assigned on that basis a year ahead. It is extremely rare that the GGSE can offer TAships to graduate students in other departments or schools.

Please contact the department chairs for additional information about a position and its availability: Shane Jimerson, Chair, Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology; Betsy Brenner, Chair, Department of Education.

All TAships for the 2013-14 year are currently filled.

GGSE students interested in TAships may also contact the following departments who have hired GGSE students in the past: Asian-American Studies, Black Studies, Chican@ Studies Department, Communication, English as a Second

  • CNCSP 101, Intro to Applied Psychology
  • CNCSP 102, Practicum in Applied Psychology
  • CNCSP 110, Intro to Ed and Vocational Guidance
  • Ed 103, Technology Tools for Teachers
  • Ed 111, Intro to Human Development
  • Ed 123, Culture, Development, and Education
  • Ed 124, Research on Teaching and Learning in Sociocultural Contexts
  • Ed 125, Social Foundations of Education
  • Ed 176B, Practicum in Individual Differences
  • Ed 190, Introduction to Autism
  • Ed 214A, Introductory Statistics
  • Ed 214B, Inferential Statistics
  • Ed 214C, Linear Models for Data Analysis
  • Ed 216A, Advanced Multivariate Statistics
  • Ed 216B, Factor Analysis
  • Ed 216F, Structural Equation Models
  • Ed 228C, Learners with Severe Disabilities: Functional Academics & Inclusion
  • Ed 228D, Direct Instruction and Strategy Instruction
  • Ed 228H, Working with Stakeholders in Special Education
  • Hosford Clinic Supervisor
  • School Psychology Supervisor

GGSE Employment Procedure:

Teaching Assistant (TA) and Graduate Student Research (GSR) appointments are offered through the Departments and the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE). Please refer to the Graduate Division’s Graduate Handbook, for detailed descriptions of the TA and GSR appointment titles and benefits (Student Academic Apprenticeships).

Teaching Assistantships are assigned by the Department Chairs based upon a request and recommendation by the course instructor. TAships are allocated pending course enrollments, type of class and available funding. Students who have a commitment for department funding as part of a fellowship package will receive some priority if they meet the criteria listed in step 3 below. The following procedure is followed in making these appointments:

1. A listing of tentative TA needs positions is posted on this page.

2. To be eligible for a Teaching Assistantship, students must meet basic criteria set forth in the University’s Academic Personnel Manual (APM410) and in the Red Binder. These include: * Registered graduate student in full-time residence, enrolled in at least 8 units * In good academic standing, including maintenance of a minimum 3.0 GPA * Making appropriate progress to degree * Evidence of academic excellence and promise as a teacher.

The total length of time a student can hold a Teaching Assistant position is four years (12 quarters). System-wide regulation does not permit graduate student appointments beyond 18 quarters. An exception to policy is required to extend a Teaching Assistant position 13 to 15 quarters. These exceptions are reviewed and approved on a case-by-case basis and requires the Department Chair’s approval. For complete information, please visit Graduate Division’s web site: http://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/financial/.

3. In selecting a student for a Teaching Assistantship, the instructor and department chair will apply criteria appropriate to the needs of the course and anticipated students needs. These criteria might include: * Expertise in material covered by the course * Progress to degree * Teaching experience and evaluation results * Scholarly excellence and promise * Teaching ability and quality * Need for financial support 5. Both the instructor of record and the Graduate Student Teaching Assistant will be notified by the Department Office when the assignment is made.