Employment

FACULTY POSITIONS FOR 2016-17

Teacher Education Program
Department of Education
Education Specialist Credential Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment

The Teacher Education Program in the Department of Education invites applications for Lecturer, with Potential Security of Employment, to prepare education specialists in moderate-severe disabilities beginning July 1, 2016. Responsibilities will include (a) teaching, (b) supervision, (c) student advising, (d) field placements, and (e) program development.

We are seeking applicants with a doctorate in special education or a closely related field, experience teaching K12 students with disabilities, and university experience preparing special education teachers. It is desirable that applicants also have administrative experience in teacher education, interest and demonstrated ability in conducting research on professional education, grant writing, budget management, and program development.

The Department is one of two doctoral (Ph.D.) programs in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education. We seek applicants who can contribute to the TEP vision and mission. Preference will be given to applicants holding teaching credentials in the state of California.

Review of applications will begin January 25, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a letter of application (including teaching experience and research interests), curriculum vitae, samples of teaching evaluations (if available), samples of research, as well as three letters of reference. Submit material online to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00655. Questions about this position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Michael Gerber, mgerber@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.


Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology
Assistant Professor, 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 school psychology to begin July 1, 2016. We seek candidates who are enthusiastic about joining our unique graduate program that emphasizes collaborative, cross-disciplinary preparation. Responsibilities will include (a) teaching graduate-level seminars, (b) research and fieldwork supervision, (c) grant writing, (d) doctoral student advising, (e) chairing dissertation committees, and (f) university and public service.

The ideal candidate for this position should have expertise regarding risk and resilience. The School Psychology specialization is based on the theoretical framework of ‘risk and resilience,’ focusing broadly on youth and the positive and negative circumstances that influence their functioning in the school and in the broader community. Candidates must be school psychology credential-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. The CCSP Vision is -- Innovations for Excellence and Equity in Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology. The CCSP Mission is -- To generate and disseminate knowledge, provide expertise, and prepare the next generation of diverse scholars in applied psychology. The Department of CCSP strives to be recognized for excellence and innovation in research that fosters the psychological well-being and social equity of all people, especially vulnerable populations. We seek applicants who can contribute through research and teaching to the CCSP vision and mission. Preference will be given to applicants with a Ph.D. from an APA-accredited program.

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

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2015. To apply, please submit a letter of application (including a description of research and teaching interests), curriculum vitae, five samples of scholarly work (reprints/preprints), and arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded to the application site. Submit materials online to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00479. Questions about the search should be directed to the CCSP Department Chair, Dr. Shane R. Jimerson, jimerson@education.ucsb.edu.

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.

Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology
Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Prevention and Intervention Science in Trauma

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, 2016. Responsibilities will include (a) teaching, (b) research and grant-writing, (c) clinical supervision, (d) doctoral student advising, (e) chairing dissertation committees, and (f) university and public service.

We are seeking applicants with statistical and methodological expertise relevant to understanding and advancing evidence-based practices, and assessment in the realms of prevention and intervention for psychological disorders with particular interest in the area of trauma research. Congruent with our department's mission to generate and disseminate knowledge, provide expertise, foster social equity, and prepare the next generation of diverse scholars in applied psychology, we are especially interested in applicants whose work addresses diversity among vulnerable and understudied populations.

The Department is one of two doctoral (Ph.D.) programs accredited by the American Psychological Association for combined scientist-practitioner training in clinical, counseling, and school psychology. We seek applicants who can contribute to the CCSP vision and mission (education.ucsb.edu/ccsp). Preference will be given to applicants with a Ph.D. from an APA-accredited program. It is anticipated that candidates will be license eligible or licensed in the state of California.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a letter of application (including research and teaching interests), curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly work, and samples of teaching evaluations (if available), as well as three letters of reference. Submit materials online to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00579. Questions about this position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Maryam Kia-Keating at mkiakeating@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 and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 

RESEARCH AND TEACHING POSITIONS (Temporary)

Academic Coordinator, Academic Year
Teacher Education Program

Job # JPF00626



Reports to: Dr. Tine Sloan, TEP Director


Positions: Open until filled

Primary Consideration: December 28, 2015

Responsibilities:
The academic coordinator is responsible for administering ongoing activity associated with particular programs within the Teacher Education Program (TEP). These may include the M.Ed. program, implementation of the Teacher Performance Assessment, administration of the pre-professional program, accreditation and assessment activity, and general coordination of the credential programs (Special Education, Elementary, Secondary). Academic coordinators work directly with the TEP Director and coordinate with TEP faculty and students as necessary. Academic Coordinators are expected to attend monthly TEP faculty meetings and quarterly faculty retreats, and fulfill the quarterly duties associated with the particular program for coordination.

Qualifications:
A background in pre-service teacher education or in-service teacher professional development is required. Experience in the administration of programs, knowledge of California's standards for teacher education (Program Standards and Teacher Performance Expectations) preferred.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should apply online through the UC Recruit system: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00626. Please submit a cover letter, resume and/or curriculum vita. Three references required.

Positions are part time. Salary is based on UC's salary scales and depends upon qualifications. If you have questions regarding this process, please contact Tracey Velasquez by email: tracey@education.ucsb.edu and list TEP Academic Coordinator 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 and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Lecturer, Academic Year

Teacher Education Program (TEP)

Job # JPF00624



Reports to: Dr. Tine Sloan, TEP Director


Positions: Open until filled

Primary Consideration: December 7, 2015

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, faculty retreats, and participate in the local evaluation of the State required teaching performance assessment (edTPA for UCSB).

Qualifications:


  • Masters degree

  • Preferred: Experience working in teacher education or K-12 education

  • Preferred: Familiarity with the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP) and Teacher Performance Expectations (TPE)

Application Instructions:

 Applicants should apply on line through the UC Recruit system:https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00624

Please submit a cover letter, resume and/or curriculum vita. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Tracey Velasquez by email: tracey@education.ucsb.edu and list TEP 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 and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Gevirtz Graduate School of Education
Supervisor, Teacher Education Program (TEP)
2014-2015 Academic Year

Reports to: Dr. Tine Sloan, TEP Director

Job #JPF00411
Positions:  Open until filled
Recruitment Opens: 11/1/2014
Primary Consideration: 12/1/14
Final Date to Apply: 10/1/15
Recruitment Closes: 10/31/15

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:
Applicants should apply on line through the UC Recruit system: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00411

Please submit a cover letter, resume and/or curriculum vita. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Raquel Ramos via email: raquel@education.ucsb.edu and list TEP 14-15, 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. 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

Program Assistant (limited appointment)
Teacher Education, Gevirtz Graduate School of Education

Provides support to Teacher Education Program Director, faculty and students. Responsible for the smooth operation of the day to day activities related to the academic program, including recruitment, application processing and review, program and course planning, dissemination of information to prospective applicants as well as enrolled students. Position includes data gathering and database report generation regarding student and program issues. Reqs:Ability to provide administrative support and efficiently manage office work flow. Possess previous experience working in an office setting. Demonstrated proficiency working with MS Word and Excel. Ability to perform detailed work with frequent interruptions. Notes: Fingerprinting required.This is a Limited appointment working less than 1000 hours, at 75% time $17.83 - $18.63/hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply by 1/31/16, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20160013


Lead Contracts & Grants Analyst
Gevirtz Graduate School of Education

The Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE) Lead Contracts & Grants Analyst is directly responsible for managing successful contract and grant proposal submission and administration and serving as the lead analyst in the unit. Responsible for preparing detailed budgets and all necessary University and agency forms and working closely with Principal Investigators to ensure submission deadlines are met. Responsible for the financial administration of research funds in which duties include but are not limited to ensuring that all expenses charged to extramural funds are appropriate and allowable according to all federal, agency and campus policies, and that adequate funds are available; analyzing expenditures and spending patterns; advising faculty, staff, and students of campus policies for employment, purchasing, and travel; disseminating financial reports. Serves as a lead C&G analyst to others, helping to train, mentor and advise on all aspects of research administration.

Works collectively with GGSE financial team to identify anomalies and trends, and proactively recommends alternate solutions. Serves as back up for other Analysts in the school, as needed.

Must have advanced working knowledge of contract and grant policies of the University and funding agencies. Demonstrates flexibility in learning, interpreting, adapting and implementing new policies and procedures. Maintains effective communication and individual working relationships with Principal Investigators, administrative staff, Office of Research, Business & Financial Services, granting agencies, other institutions, and other campus departments. 

Minimum Requirements: Excellent organization skills with ability to maintain a high level of accuracy. Ability to work under pressure of strict deadlines while using independent judgment. Demonstrated professionalism, initiative, and analytical skills. Ability to prioritize workload within deadlines. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel. 

Desirable Requirements: Demonstrated expertise in proposal preparation to numerous agencies, financial reporting and accounting procedures. Demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret and provide guidance to faculty and researchers regarding policies and guidelines. Familiarity with UC Contracts & Grants policies and procedures and demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to new policies, applications and procedures. Sponsored Projects Training for Administrators in Research Certificate preferred.

Note: Fingerprinting required. $21.86 - $25.00/hr. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply by 11/24/15, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://Jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20150647

2015-16 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; Julie Bianchini, Chair, Department of Education.

All TAships for the 2015-16 year are currently filled.

  • 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 in CCSP and the Vice Chair's approval in ED. 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

GGSE students interested in TAships may also contact the following departments who have hired GGSE students in the past: Asian-American Studies, Black Studies, Chemistry, Chican@ Studies Department, Communication, Ecology Evolution and Marine Biology, English as a Second Language, Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology, Physics.