Employment

FACULTY POSITIONS FOR 2018-19

The Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE) is a diverse institution in a diverse community in a richly diverse state. The GGSE is part of UC Santa Barbara, one of only 62 members of the Association of American Universities (AAU) and the first AAU member to attain the status of Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). As a public, land grant institution, GGSE at UCSB is deeply committed to centering diversity in our work. In addition to finding faculty who bring scholarly expertise in the areas that are described below, we seek to ensure that successful candidates engage in scholarship, teaching, and service that will help us work with the diverse populations in our region, state, and nation to achieve the goal of educational equity.

The GGSE offers masters and doctoral degrees from the Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology and the Department of Education, as well as teaching credentials and masters of education degrees from the Teacher Education Program. The School also offers three undergraduate minors: Educational Studies, Applied Psychology, and Science & Mathematics Education.

The GGSE is seeking to fill four tenure-track positions with a start date of July 1, 2018: For more information or to apply, visit the corresponding link found in the individual descriptions listed below. For all positions, the Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. Successful applicants will possess a Ph.D. in the respective field and demonstrate strong critical scholarship. In their application materials, applicants are encouraged to discuss how their research, teaching, and/or service highlights their commitment and contributions to understanding and serving diverse communities and/or underrepresented groups.

Assistant Professor in Program Evaluation and Quantitative Methods, Department of Education:

While the disciplinary area is open (e.g., economics, leadership, public policy, psychology), we expect candidates’ research to address disparities in education, with a focus on increasing opportunities for traditionally under-represented groups. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Education or related fields. The successful candidate’s teaching responsibilities will include teaching and mentoring of M.A. and Ph.D. students, teacher education candidates and undergraduate students in the educational minors. Additionally, the successful candidate will be hired with the expectation of collaborating with other faculty to undertake interdisciplinary research studies and grant-writing opportunities with a strong grounding in theory and applied methodology that can directly impact educational and social policy, programs, and practice. We seek a colleague who conducts applied program evaluation research with tangible educational policy implications, and whose body of work directly contributes to research in program evaluation. Required qualifications include: (a) substantial research experience in program evaluation and deep knowledge of theory, (b) research expertise in educational disparities and programs that reduce inequities; and (c) evidence of a commitment to collaboration with faculty and students. Additional desired qualifications include: (a) expertise in complementary areas such as specialized applied statistical methodologies (e.g., multilevel modeling), causal inference, experimental design, mixed methods, or measurement, (b) a background in utilizing population, nationally representative, school district, or university-level datasets; and (c) a research agenda that bridges theory to practice to directly impact local, state, or national policy. http://apptrkr.com/1117892JPF01159

Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology with expertise in mental health, academic achievement, and/or career trajectories of the Latina/o/x population, Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology:

We are seeking applicants with expertise in the mental health, academic achievement, and/or career trajectories of the Latina/o/x population. The applicant should have a strong base in research methodology (qualitative and/or quantitative). Spanish/English bilingualism is desirable. As a Hispanic Serving Institution, we value the mentoring and advising of under-represented populations. 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 value applicants whose work addresses diversity among vulnerable and understudied populations. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. Responsibilities will include (a) research and grant-writing (b) graduate and undergraduate teaching, (c) doctoral student advising, (d) mentoring undergraduate students, and (e) university and public service. http://apptrkr.com/1117892JPF01162

Assistant Professor in Special Education and STEM with primary expertise in high incidence Mild to Moderate Disability and research interests in STEM Education for Diverse Learners, Department of Education:

The successful candidate for this position should have a Ph.D. in special education or related field and have a research focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering, computer science, mathematics) for students with exceptional learning needs/differences, with a proven record of scholarly publication commensurate with professional experience, and potential for obtaining grants. We seek candidates who have a minimum of two years teaching experience or the equivalent with students with either identified disabilities or who are challenged by typical instruction. The successful candidate’s teaching responsibilities will include teaching and mentoring of M.A. and Ph.D. students, teacher education candidates and undergraduate students in the educational minors. We especially encourage applicants with expertise in inclusive STEM-related education issues or teaching and learning in diverse cultural contexts to apply. More specifically, we seek a candidate who has expertise in one or more of the following areas: (1) curriculum development and instruction, particularly adaptive curriculum that supports STEM instruction for students with mild to moderate disabilities; (2) universal design in STEM education; (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 succeed in STEM-related K-12 courses and to help prepare them for STEM studies in higher education and beyond; and (5) use of culturally responsive and appropriate instruction to build from students’ strengths and to foster self-determination. http://apptrkr.com/1117892JPF01158

Open Rank Professor in Prevention and Intervention Science in Autism Spectrum Disorders and related developmental disabilities, Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology:

We invite applications for an open-rank tenure-track or tenured faculty position (assistant, associate, or full professor level) with a specialty in clinical, school, or counseling psychology to begin July 1, 2018. We seek applicants with expertise in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) and related developmental disabilities, with a focus on prevention and intervention science. The appointed person would also help to expand UCSB’s Koegel Autism Center research programs and further its reputation as a national and international leader in autism-related scholarship and clinical expertise. Preferred applicants will have an outstanding record or promise of exceptional research productivity (reflected through a history of high quality publications and extramural funding), along with a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Recent and prospective doctoral recipients, post-doctoral scholars, researchers, and faculty members at all career stages are encouraged to apply. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. Responsibilities may include (a) research and grant-writing, (b) graduate and undergraduate teaching, (c) clinical supervision, (d) doctoral student advising, and (e) university and public service. http://apptrkr.com/1117892JPF01161

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.

Director, Science and Mathematics Initiative/CalTeach
Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment

The Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) seeks a full-time career Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (equivalent to a tenure-track assistant professor of teaching position) in Science Education. The successful applicant will serve as Program Director of UCSB’s CalTeach/Science and Mathematics Initiative, part of a UC System-wide program for increasing the number and quality of secondary science and mathematics teachers who are prepared to teach the linguistically and culturally diverse student population of California. (See http://education.ucsb.edu/calteach for additional information about CalTeach.) The CalTeach Program Director will help coordinate and teach courses in this program; work extensively with students and faculty across education, the sciences, and mathematics; interact with teachers in the local K-12 schools; and if interested, engage in educational research. 

Duties and Responsibilities: The CalTeach Program Director will: (1) Recruit science and mathematics undergraduates interested in K-12 teaching careers into the CalTeach program and associated Noyce Scholars programs; (2) Mentor and advise these prospective science and mathematics teachers and Noyce Scholars; (3) Help coordinate a sequence of introductory education courses and K-12 classroom field experiences for CalTeach undergraduate participants; (4) Teach several of these introductory science education courses; and (5) Help identify and recognize mentor teachers and appropriate K-12 classroom placements for undergraduate participants. The CalTeach Program Director will be expected to work closely with the CalTeach Faculty Director; other UCSB education, science, and mathematics faculty involved in the CalTeach program; area K-12 teachers; and collaborators at other CalTeach programs across the UC System.  Additional responsibilities and/or opportunities may include: (1) Connect with area teaching communities through districts and/or outreach programs; (2) Teach additional courses in the undergraduate education minor program; (3) Teach science methods courses and supervise student teachers in the fifth-year teacher education program; and/or (4) Collaborate or participate in research on science and mathematics teacher education.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a doctorate in science education or related field; strong science content knowledge; and exemplary teaching, mentoring, and administrative skills. The ability to work productively with undergraduate students, K-12 teachers and administrators, and with UCSB faculty across STEM and Education departments is also necessary. The ability to work effectively with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds representing the state of California is essential. Desirable experience includes teaching in a middle or high school classroom, teaching prospective or practicing teachers, conducting educational research, and/or administering academic programs.

Start date is July 1, 2018. Please submit the following materials online to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01094. Please include a letter of interest outlining experiences and qualifications which speak to your teaching experience along with a teaching philosophy statement, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Though not required, applicants are encouraged to submit a statement of their contributions to diversity. Review of applications will begin November 2, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

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)

Supervisor, Teacher Education Program (TEP) (JPF01165)
Academic Year
Reports to: Dr. Andrew Fedders, TEP Director

Positions: Open until filled
Primary Consideration: January 31, 2018

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
  • At least one quarter/semester mentoring new teachers or pre-service teachers
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of current policies and effective practices in K-12 teaching

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Education or related field
  • Prior experience with classroom supervision of preservice teachers

Application Instructions:
Applicants should apply on line through the UC Recruit system:
https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01165

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

Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. Appointments are being considered for possible openings during the remainder of the 2017-18 academic year and during the 2018-19 academic year. Please note: The use of a temporary Supervisor of Teacher Education titles pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the “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 Suzanne Dougherty via email: suzanne@education.ucsb.edu and list TEP, Supervisor in the subject line.

The Teacher Education Program (TEP) 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, Department of Education (JPF01164)

Next review date: January 31st, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: October 31st, 2018
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.

Applications are invited for possible openings for temporary part-time lecturer positions at the University of California, Santa Barbara 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. Salary is based on UCSB salary scales.

Areas 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; and Teacher Education and Professional Development

Applicants must have at least an M.A. degree in Education or a related field, and at least one quarter or semester of teaching experience at the college level. A Ph.D. in Education is preferred. 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/JPF01164

  • Cover Letter (required)
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume (required)
  • Teaching Evaluations (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. See the “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 Reyna Pass via email: reyna@education.ucsb.edu and list EDUC 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.


Lecturer
Teacher Education Program (TEP)

Job #JPF01152

Reports to: Dr. Andrew Fedders, TEP Director
Position: Open until filled
Primary Consideration: January 31, 2018

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.

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
  • Minimum of one quarter/semester of teaching experience at the college level
  • 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/JPF01152

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 Suzanne Dougherty by email:suzanne@education.ucsb.edu and list TEP Lecturer in the subject line.

The Teacher Education Program (TEP) 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 othercharacteristic protected by law.

STAFF POSITIONS

Assistant Dean

Gevirtz Graduate School of Education
University of California, Santa Barbara

Under the general direction of the Dean of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE), serves as the chief administrative and operations officer for the School. Coordinates and oversees the GGSE senior management team consisting of the Assistant Dean, Director of IT, Finance & Administration Manager, and Student & Academic Affairs Manager. Assists the Dean in management and administrative leadership in all areas under the Dean's jurisdiction, currently including: 2 departments (Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology, Department of Education) and 1 program (Teacher Education Program) offering M.A., M.Ed., and Ph.D. degrees as well as teaching credentials and two undergraduate minors; various research centers/clinics including the Koegel Autism Center and the Hosford Counseling and Psychological Services Clinic. Works with the Dean on developing and implementing School policy, guidelines, and new initiatives; conducts special studies as requested by the Dean; provides the Dean with expertise in all questions related to policies and procedures at UCSB and Office of the President; maintains relations/contacts with the campus administration, other campus units, Office of the President, local organizations, and outside community; provides the Dean with short- and long-term fiscal guidance. The Assistant Dean represents the Dean and the School on various campus-wide committees and has authority to make commitments on the Dean's behalf.

Requires strong supervisory and leadership skills, excellent technical and analytical abilities, initiative, problem solving ability, judgment, and the capacity to organize and handle a wide range of responsibilities. Must possess ability to work at a high level of professionalism, and often work well under pressure to meet deadlines and other needs of the Dean, faculty, students and School as a whole. Requires vast knowledge of University policies and procedures as well as resource, personnel and budgetary processes. Must possess a strong professional orientation, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with all levels of the University community.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience starting at $104,000/yr.

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 1/7/18, thereafter open until filled.
Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu
Job #20170585

2017-18 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 2017-18 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.