2019-2020: Full-Time Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor- School Psychology
The University of Washington Tacoma's School of Education (SOE) announces a full-time tenure-track assistant professor position to start in 2019-2020 with expertise and training in School Psychology. This position will assist our faculty with launching a School Psychology program with a target date of autumn 2020. During 2019-2020, this position will have primarily teaching responsibilities in our Dual-Track K-8 Special Education and M.Ed. for Practicing Educators' programs. This position has a nine-month faculty contract with compensated responsibilities starting on September 16, 2019. Compensated summer teaching opportunities may be available for interested candidates.
The successful candidate will assist with the design, implementation, and promotion for our School Psychology program for a target autumn 2019 launch, as well as teach courses across our programs within the SOE based on the candidate's expertise/interests and the overall needs of the school. Below is a summary of key duties of tenure-track faculty:
Teach 6 courses per academic year including face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses. This position will receive a course reduction during the design and launch year of the School Psychology Program- details to be negotiated with the Dean upon hire.
Develop and maintain a rigorous scholarly agenda in the candidate's area of expertise that directly contributes to SOE's mission and values.
Actively participate in accreditation, assessment, curriculum development, program review, and related activities to assist SOE with its ongoing continuous-improvement efforts.
Service expectations to the school, campus, and relevant external bodies include:
Advise and mentor SOE graduate and undergraduate students.
Serve on school-wide and campus committees.
Maintain external relationships with communities, school partners, and state-level organizations to ensure our SOE remains well-connected to current issues of professional practice.
UW Tacoma is a growing urban-serving university that is deeply invested in its local communities. As one of three campuses of a world-class university, UW Tacoma is dedicated to interdisciplinary and innovative teaching and scholarship and to engaging the community in mutually beneficial partnerships. UW Tacoma's commitment to access and diversity is central to an environment where students, staff, faculty, and South Sound residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal, and professional growth. More information about UW Tacoma and its strategic plan can be found here: https://www.tacoma.uw.edu/strategic-planning
The School of Education (SOE) at UW Tacoma is one of seven academic units on campus. The mission of our school is:
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.