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.


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 $52,344 to $63,012 (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.


STAFF POSITIONS

No staff positions are open at this time.

2014-15 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 2014-15 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.