Employment

FACULTY POSITIONS FOR 2019-20

​Tenure-track teaching faculty position
Department of Education
Expertise in Mild to Moderate Disabilities

Open date: November 8th, 2018
Next review date: December 10th, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: February 28th, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The Department of Education in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at UC Santa Barbara seeks a tenure-track teaching faculty, formally listed as a Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment, with expertise in Mild to Moderate Disabilities. The successful candidate will have her or his primary teaching responsibilities in the Teacher Education Program. She or he will prepare both general education and special education preservice teachers to teach all subjects to K-12 students with mild to moderate disabilities. The candidate will also be expected to participate in developing and supporting a new teacher credential program which aims to integrate the preparation of teachers in special and general education in order to increase educational equity and inclusion for students with disabilities. The candidate will be encouraged to engage in professional activities that address the critical need for teachers trained in special education and inclusion at the local, state, and national levels.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a doctorate in special education or a related field by the appointment date, July 1, 2019. Additional requirements include:

  • Minimum of two years experience teaching either students at the K-12 level or prospective and/or practicing teachers
  • Expertise in accreditation and teacher education programs, particularly towards integrating the preparation of general education and special education teachers
  • The potential to work productively with undergraduate students, K-12 teachers and administrators, and with UCSB faculty across departments
  • The potential to work effectively with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds representing the state of California.

Preferred requirements:

  • Two years teaching experience or the equivalent
  • Experience in teacher education working with both general and special education candidates
  • Experience in educational research related to special education and/or inclusion
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: (1) curriculum development and instruction; (2) universal design for learning; (3) multi-tiered models or systems of supports for both instruction and positive behavior support; (4) technology-based academic supports to help students with disabilities; and (5) use of culturally responsive and appropriate instruction to build from students’ strengths and to foster self-determination.

Start date is July 1, 2019. Submit the following materials online to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01386. Please include a letter of interest, a teaching philosophy statement, a curriculum vitae, and arrange for three references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via the recruitment website. All candidates are strongly encouraged to submit a diversity statement with their application materials which describes how their scholarship, teaching, and service will help us achieve our mission to serve diverse populations in our region, state, and nation in ways that allow us to achieve educational equity. Review of applications will begin December 11, 2018. The position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with experience. For more information, please contact Dr. Rachel Lambert, chair of the search committee, at rlambert@ucsb.edu

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.


Assistant or Associate Professor
Department of Education
Program Evaluation and Research Methods

Position Description
We are open with respect to whether the candidate’s specific disciplinary background is in Education or a related field (e.g., economics, leadership, public policy, psychology, and sociology). Candidates must expect to have their doctorate conferred by July 1, 2019. Additional qualifications include:

(a) Substantial research experience in program evaluation and deep knowledge of corresponding theory
(b) A research focus on disparities in education (broadly defined), with a focus on increasing opportunities for traditionally under-represented groups
(c) Evidence of a commitment to collaboration with faculty and students
(d) While the candidate may focus on primarily on one or a few approaches to research methodology (e.g., quantitative, qualitative, field experiments, interviewing/focus groups, and large data-set analyses.), they are expected to be conversant across a broad range of approaches. 

Preferred qualifications include:
(a) A track-record of (or promise of) securing extra-mural grants and contracts, commensurate with experience
(b) Experience bridging theory and practice at the regional, state, national, and/or international levels
(c) Evidence of (or the promise of) being able to connect applied program evaluation research with social policy

Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include teaching and mentoring of undergraduate, M.A., and Ph.D. students. Teaching responsibilities will include coursework on program evaluation (both theory and practice). Additional courses may include, research methods and/or courses in the candidate’s area of research focus. In addition to directing their own line of research, the candidate will also be expected to bridge different substantive areas of interest within the GGSE and across UCSB to serve as a program evaluator. In this way, we anticipate that this candidate may have a central leadership role in positioning the GGSE as a hub of program evaluation both on campus and nationally.

The start date is July 1, 2019. Please submit the following materials online to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01385. Please include: (1) a research/teaching statement, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) between 1 and 3 sample publications, and (4) arrange for three references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via the recruitment website. We strongly encourage applicants to submit a diversity statement with their application materials, which describes how their scholarship, teaching, and service will help us achieve our mission to serve diverse populations in our region, state, and nation in ways that allow us to achieve educational equity. Review of applications will begin December 2, 2018. The position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please contact Search Chair Hunter Gehlbach (gehlbach@ucsb.edu) with questions.

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

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

RESEARCH AND TEACHING POSITIONS (Temporary)

Lecturer Teacher Education Program

Open date: December 10th, 2018
Last review date: January 30th, 2019
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: October 31st, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

Applications are invited for possible openings for temporary part-time lecturer positions at the University of California, Santa Barbara to teach courses in the Teacher Education Program. Appointments are variable in terms of percentage time and may be from one quarter to one year, with the possibility of reappointment. Salary is based on UCSB salary scales. Reports to: Dr. Andrew Fedders, TEP Director.

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 in Education or related field at the time of application
  • Minimum of one quarter/semester of teaching experience at the college level by the time of appointment
  • Preferred: Experience working in teacher education or K-12 education
  • Preferred: Familiarity with the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP) and TeacherPerformance Expectations (TPE)

Application Instructions:
Applicants should apply on line through the UC Recruit system: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01421

Please submit a cover letter, resume and/or curriculum vita and contact information for up to three references (optional).

Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. Please note: The use of a temporary lecturer titles pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. Seethe “Next Review Date” specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Samantha Cole by email: samanthacole@education.ucsb.edu and list TEP Lecturer in the subject line.

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

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Lecturer in Bilingual Education - Teacher Education Program

Open date: January 28th, 2019
Next review date: February 14th, 2019
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: February 28th, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

Applications are invited for possible openings for a part-time lecturer positions at the University of California, Santa Barbara to teach a bilingual education course in the Teacher Education Program. This appointment is for one academic quarter, with the possibility of reappointment. Salary is based on UCSB salary scales. Reports to: Dr. Andrew Fedders, TEP Director.

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 accreditation activities to help meet California Accreditation for our program.

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Education or related field at the time of application
  • Written and spoken fluency in Spanish
  • Minimum of one quarter/semester of teaching experience at the college level by the time of appointment
  • Preferred: Experience working in teacher education or K-12 education with BCLAD
  • Preferred: Familiarity with the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP) and Teacher Performance Expectations (TPE)
  • Preferred: Experience teaching in a bilingual K-12 school

Application Instructions:
Applicants should apply on line through the UC Recruit system: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01449

Please submit a cover letter, resume and/or curriculum vita and contact information for up to three references (optional).

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Samantha Cole by email: samanthacole@education.ucsb.edu and list TEP Bilingual Education Lecturer in the subject line.

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

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Lecturer, Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology

Open date: November 6th, 2018
Next review date: November 23rd, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: October 31st, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

Applications are invited for possible openings for temporary, part-time lecturers at the University of California, Santa Barbara to teach in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology. Appointments are variable in terms of percentage time and may be from one quarter to one year, with the possibility of reappointment. Salary is based on UCSB salary scales. Possible course needs in 2019 include the following:

  • Cognitive and Affective Bases of Behavior (CNCSP 215)
  • Advanced Psychotherapy Techniques (CNCSP 263A)
  • Social Bases of Behavior (CNCSP 214)
  • Advanced Fieldwork (CNCSP 270A)
  • Positive Psychology (CNCSP 112)
  • Introduction to Helping Skills: Theory, Research, and Practice (CNCSP 101)

Please provide a cover letter that indicates your interest in a part-time, temporary position and that addresses your preparation and experience related to teaching a course in our department.

  • Areas of Specialization:
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Clinical Science
  • Psychology (general)
  • Social Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Affective Science
  • School Psychology

Candidates will have at least a masters degree in psychology or a related field at the time of application and at least one quarter or semester of teaching experience at the college level by time of appointment. Ph.D. preferred.

If you are interested in positions that involve supervision of clinicians-in-training, please provide information regarding your status as a licensed psychologist in California. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

To apply, please submit the following documents through UC Recruit:
https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01392.

  • Cover Letter (required)
  • Curriculum Vitae (required)
  • Statement of Teaching (required)
  • Teaching Evaluations (optional)

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact the CCSP Department Chair, Tania Israel, via email (tisrael@ucsb.edu - include “CCSP Lecturer” in the subject line) or phone (805-893-5008).

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

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

STAFF POSITIONS

Department Administrator (Administrative Officer 2)
Department of Counseling, Clinical & School Psychology
100%

Primary Consideration Date for Open Until Filled: 10-31-2018

Summary of Duties: Under the direction of the Department Chair for the Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology (CCSP) department and in collaboration with the Assistant Dean of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE), the Department Administrator provides administrative oversight of all departmental and clinic operations, and supervision of department staff and student assistants. The Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology (CCSP) department houses approximately 20 Academic Senate Faculty and Lecturers, offers an accredited doctoral program in Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology, and includes the Hosford Counseling & Psychological Services Clinic.

In addition to providing high level support to the CCSP Department Chair for managing faculty support (e.g., for faculty meetings, managing faculty recruitment visits, coordinating department events, etc.), serves as the primary administrative point of contact for the department. Maintains the department budget, gathers and analyzes financial and other resource data; prepares reports for analyses of operational activities, evaluates current and proposed services. Independently develops appropriate business procedures and practices with procurement, financial and personnel processes according to University policies and GGSE procedures. Audits and oversees payment processing and general ledger reconciliation. Maintains historical background of the Department in order to provide analytical evaluation and institute procedural changes as needed. Researches complex financial discrepancies and works with staff contacts in the Dean's office as needed to resolve issues related to functions such as student services, budget, human resources, payroll, space, and school-wide communications.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Administrative experience working in an academic department or program within a college or other higher education setting.
  • Strong word processing skills, experience with Excel spreadsheets, data entry, email, and other web-based computer application programs.
  • Experience with financial analysis and reporting techniques.
  • Solid organizational skills and ability multi-task with demanding time frames.
  • Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and faculty verbally and in writing, including experience interpreting and effectively communicating policies and procedures.
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Knowledge of University policies and regulations, processes, protocols and procedures for budget, accounting and fund management.
  • Familiarity with University of California accounting, purchasing, travel, and entertainment policies.
  • Working knowledge of UCSB-specific applications (e.g. Espresso: Travel, Online General Ledger, Transfer of Expense, Transfer of Funds, FlexCard; Data Warehouse; Kronos; Gateway; STAR)
  • Website layout and design experience, and experience with social media platforms.
  • Supervisory experience.

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.

Please apply online for job number 20180570.


Program Coordinator (Blank AST 3)
Department of Education
100%

Primary Consideration Date for Open Until Filled: 1-31-19

Summary of Duties: Under the general supervision of the Department Administrator, the Program Coordinator provides support to the Department of Education faculty and students. The Department of Education (EDUC) houses approximately 35 Academic Senate Faculty and Lecturers and offers a masters and doctoral program in Education. The Program Coordinator is responsible for supporting student recruitment, application processing, prospective applicant and enrolled student advising; coordination of annual graduate program events; and updating advising materials. Position requires aptitude for database use and understanding in order to effectively compile reports and disseminate student data as needed. Position provides some departmental administrative support, ensuring that operational and faculty needs are met, assists with fellowship applications and review process, and works collaboratively with department and Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE) staff as needed.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Must have good attention to detail, be accurate and professional.
  • Excellent customer service and computer skills.
  • Must be able to work with a variety of customers in a fast paced environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Able to interpret policies and procedures and accurately communicate them to others as needed.
  • Must be sensitive regarding confidential information and exercise good judgment, tact and diplomacy.
  • Must work well in a team environment.
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Knowledge of UC and campus policies and procedures.

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.

Please apply online for job number 20190029.

2018-19 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: Tania Israel, Chair, Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology; Julie Bianchini, Chair, Department of Education.

All TAships for the 2018-19 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 20, Intro the University Experience
  • ED 103, Technology Tools for Teachers
  • ED 111, Intro to Human Development
  • ED 118, The Research University and The Transfer Student Experience
  • ED 123, Culture, Development, and Education
  • ED 124, Research on Teaching and Learning in Sociocultural Contexts
  • ED 125, Social Foundations of Education
  • ED 126, Social Connectedness, Motivation, and Self-Regulation in Education
  • ED 134, Advanced Problem Solving in Mathematical, Historical and Pedagogical Contexts
  • ED 135, Advanced Problem Solving in Mathematical, Historical and Pedagogical Contexts
  • ED 136, Green Works--Exploring Technology and the Search for Sustainability
  • ED 173, Introduction to Leadership Development
  • 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 217A, Constructing Measures
  • ED 217B, Analyzing and Validating Measures
  • 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.