Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor School Psychology - Dallas
Position: Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor Educational Psychology
Specialization: School Psychology
Campus: Dallas, Texas
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:
The Department of Educational Psychology (EDP) strives to enrich the community and extend its impact to the state and nation through nationally recognized academic programs and robust research and outreach. Outstanding faculty mentor students to carry out high-quality research and training in areas including exceptionalities, learning and development, school psychology, and quantitative research methods. The department offers a broad range of exciting opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. At the graduate level, we offer a PhD in Educational Psychology, a PhD in School Psychology, an Education Specialist (EdS) degree in School Psychology, and Master’s degrees (MA, MSEd) in Educational Psychology with multiple specialization options. For undergraduates, the EDP offers teacher-certification programs in Special Education and Gifted & Talented Education. To learn more about the department please visit https://edp.soe.baylor.edu/
Consistent with Baylor’s mission to be a world-class institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals, the qualifications for the position include:
- An earned doctorate from a school psychology program or a closely related field
- Licensure as a licensed specialist in school psychology (LSSP) in Texas, or eligibility for Texas licensure if currently practicing in another state
- A philosophy compatible with the stated mission of the University to be a world-class, Research 1 institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals.
Highly Preferred Qualifications
- Experience supervising psychology graduate students;
- Experience working with children and adolescents in a school or clinical setting; and
- Evidence of a strong commitment to mentoring graduate students.
- Teaching in-person school psychology courses in Dallas;
- Supervising school psychology practicum students and interns;
- Student mentorship, advising, and recruitment; and
- Providing service to the university and the profession.
SALARY AND BEGINNING DATE: The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and professional experience. The anticipated date of appointment is August 2024.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by November 1, 2023.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates should include the following in their application materials.
- Letter of interest that addresses the position’s qualifications and responsibilities and includes a statement of personal faith and potential fit with Baylor’s mission
- A curriculum vitae
- Transcripts documenting the terminal degree
- Contact information for three to five professional references. Note: Reference checks will only be initiated for those applicants who advance to the finalist phase (i.e., on-campus interviews).
- Prior course evaluation data (college-level teaching)
For questions regarding the position, please contact search committee chair, Dr. Kelsey Ragan (Kelsey_Ragan@baylor.edu)
Application materials must be submitted electronically to: apply.interfolio.com/130374
ABOUT THE BAYLOR CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (BCDD):
The Baylor Center on Development Disabilities (https://bcdd.soe.baylor.edu) invests in research, training, outreach, and clinical services that promotes the flourishing of people with disabilities, their families, and communities. This interdisciplinary Center hosts a growing number of programs, clinics, projects, and events focused on addressing pressing needs in our community and state. It strives to partner with school districts, disability organizations, and community groups to meet the needs of individuals and families from culturally and economically diverse backgrounds. The Center currently hosts three clinics focused on the educational, behavioral, social, and related needs of children with disabilities.
About Baylor School of Education:
For more than 100 years, the School of Education has advanced Baylor University’s mission across the globe while preparing students for a range of careers focused on education, leadership, and human development. With more than 60 full-time faculty members, the school’s growing research and outreach portfolio complements its long-standing commitment to excellence in teaching and mentorship. Baylor School of Education’s undergraduate teacher education programs have earned national distinction for innovative partnerships with local schools that provide future educators with deep clinical preparation. Likewise, the school’s graduate programs have attained national recognition for their exemplary preparation of research scholars, educational leaders, innovators, and clinicians. Graduate enrollments continue to rise, with more than 700 students pursuing advanced study and professional preparation through 17 different graduate program options including MA, MSEd, Ed.S., Ed.D., and Ph.D. levels.
Through exciting new academic initiatives both at home and abroad, and several new searches underway for faculty colleagues, the School is in a period of significant expansion and deepened impact through the production of meaningful, high-quality research and the preparation of outstanding leaders, teachers, and clinicians.
Explore the School of Education through the website, including these links of interest:
- Department of Curriculum & Instruction
- Department of Educational Leadership
- Department of Educational Psychology
- Faculty Profiles
- Grants and Initiatives
- Graduate Programs in the SOE
- Undergraduate Teacher Education Majors
- News from the School of Education and Impact newsletter online
About Baylor University:
Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas and currently serves approximately 21,000 students. Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation and designated an R1 institution within the Carnegie Foundation’s classification system. Baylor University is also recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education within its honor roll of "Great Colleges to Work For." Baylor offers competitive salaries and benefits while affording faculty and staff the opportunity to live in one of the fastest-growing areas of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate Forward, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor's mission of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.
Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions. Baylor’s curriculum includes 126 baccalaureate programs, 79 master’s programs, 47 doctoral programs (including the JD), the Education Specialist program, and the Master of Laws program.
The links below may offer more insights about Baylor University:
- Research at Baylor
- Athletics website
- University Leadership: Office of the President
- University Leadership: Office of the Provost
- Faculty Senate
- Human Resources* and information on Employee Benefits
*For additional questions about Human Resources, please email askHR@baylor.edu
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, people of color, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.