Employment

FACULTY POSITIONS FOR 2019-20

Associate/Full Professor in Teacher Education

The University of California-Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz Graduate School of Education's (GGSE) seeks to fill a tenured position at the Associate or Full Professor level in the area of Teacher Education and Professional Development within its Department of Education.

The Department of Education in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks an experienced scholar in Teacher Education at the Associate or Professor level, who has long-standing and well-recognized expertise in this area. This scholar should have an outstanding record of research that makes visible processes and effects of initial teacher preparation as it is carried into a professional career in education. The candidate will take a leadership role in current and future research efforts in the Teacher Education Program. He/she/they will help design new directions for more integrated efforts in teacher education between the program and the rest of the department at the undergraduate, credential, and doctoral levels. The candidate may have teaching responsibilities in the Department's M.A./Ph.D. Program, Teacher Education Program, and undergraduate programs.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Education or related field at the time of application. 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. He/she/they must have a clear and strong commitment to issues of equity and diversity in teacher education. We are especially interested in candidates who also have the following qualifications:

(a) experience designing and conducting high-quality preservice teacher education and in-service teacher professional development;
(b) expertise in the relationship between theories of learning and teaching and the practice of teacher education and professional development (note this can be in a particular subject matter discipline as long as the focus is on teacher education);
(c) a track-record of securing extra-mural grants and contracts;
(d) experience forging new practice-research relationships in the work of teacher education, both within and across the university and P-12 schools;
(e) a scholarly record that bridges theory, policy and practice at the regional, state, national, and/or international levels; and
(f) experience in the preparation of teacher educators.

About GGSE and UC Santa Barbara

The Gevirtz Graduate School of Education is part of UC Santa Barbara, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and located on the Pacific coast 90 miles north of Los Angeles. The GGSE is a diverse institution in a diverse community in a richly diverse state. UCSB is a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and was the first member of the AAU to attain the status of Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Despite focused efforts over the years, educational equity in California remains an elusive goal. As a 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 also want candidates for positions in GGSE to demonstrate 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 move us forward as we strive to achieve educational equity.

The GGSE offers M.A.s and Ph.D.s in the Department of Education, the Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology, and M.Ed.s in the Teacher Education Program, which also prepares students for California teaching credentials in elementary, secondary (math, science, history/social science, world languages, and English), and special education (serving students with mild moderate or moderate to severe disabilities. The School also offers three undergraduate minors in Education, Applied Psychology, and Science & Mathematics Education.

To apply applicants must submit a Curriculum Vitae, Contact Information for 3 References, and a Letter of Interest that speaks to their work in teacher education research, program development, policy, and practice (including teaching and advising students within and outside preparation programs, e.g., doctoral students). Applicants are also required to submit a Diversity Statement that 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 move us forward as we strive to achieve educational equity. Please complete your application on or before December 6, 2019 in order to receive primary consideration.

Submit materials online to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF01645. Questions about this position should be directed to the staff assistant to the Search Committee, Christina Wilburn at
cwilburn@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.

RESEARCH AND TEACHING POSITIONS (Temporary)

Lecturer, Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology

Open Date: November 1, 2019
Next Review Date: November 30, 2019
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final Date: October 31, 2020
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 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 2020 include the following:

  • Cognitive and Affective Bases of Behavior (CNCSP 215)
  • Social Bases of Behavior (CNCSP 214)
  • Research Design and Methods in Professional Psychology (CNCSP 200)
  • Ethical Standards of Professional Psychology (CNCSP 225)

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
  • School Psychology
  • Psychology (general)
  • Social Psychology
  • Cognitive 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/JPF01634

  • 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 Administrator, Shannon Rivard, via email (skrivard@ucsb.edu - include “CCSP Lecturer” in the subject line) or phone (805-893-3375).

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 Education

Open date: February 4th, 2019
Last review date: Monday, February 18th, 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 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.

Qualifications

Applicants must have at least an M.A. degree in Education 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. 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/JPF01457

• 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 Tracey Velasquez via email: tracey@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

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.

STAFF POSITIONS

There are no open staff positions at this time.


2019-20 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 2019-20 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.