Job Details

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Position Number: 3831875
  • Location: Chattanooga, TN
  • Position Type: Education - School Psychology


Assistant/Associate Professor, School Psychology
22000001OL

Assistant/Associate Professor, School Psychology - 22000001OL

Description

Assistant/Associate Professor, School Psychology

College of Health, Education and Professional Studies

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

The School of Professional Studies at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga seeks applications for three full-time, tenure track, nine-month positions in School Psychology program at the Assistant or Associate rank to begin in the Fall of 2023. UTC offers a NASP accredited Educational Specialist degree.

One of these positions will also fulfill the role of Program Director. The individual in this position provides leadership to the School Psychology program, serves as NASP Accreditation Liaison, and advises the School of Professional Studies Director regarding program functioning and needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF ALL CANDIDATES:
  • Teaching graduate courses in the school psychology program, including all core areas, such as assessment, intervention, mental health skills, practicum and internships
  • Engaging in an active research and scholarship agenda
  • Supervising practicum and/or internship experiences/serving as liaison to site supervisors
  • Participating in service to the university, community and profession
  • A commitment to serving diverse populations in schools and in higher education
  • Assisting in recruiting, retaining, and advising school psychology students

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS OF ALL CANDIDATES:
  • Doctorate in School Psychology from a NASP and/or APA Accredited program
  • Candidate must be Tennessee DOE licensed or license eligible as a school psychologist
  • A commitment to multi-cultural competence as a professional school psychologist
  • Potential for excellence in instruction, supervision, and scholarship

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS OF ALL CANDIDATES:
  • Previous experience as a P-12 school-based school psychologist
  • Experience teaching in both face-to-face and online modalities
  • National Certification in School Psychology
  • Understanding of NASP Accreditation Standards
  • Ability to work within a small graduate program within a larger, diverse School and College

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS OF PROGRAM DIRECTOR CANDIDATES:
  • Demonstrated experiences in leadership positions
  • Demonstrated understanding and experiences with NASP Accreditation Standards and Processes
  • Demonstrated experiences coordinating clinical placements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS OF PROGRAM DIRECTOR CANDIDATES:
  • At least 5 years of previous experience in higher education

Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2022 and will continue until the positions are filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

Applicants should prepare to submit the following information as a single electronic Adobe PDF file (no greater than 5 MB) in the following order within our online UTC Career Site application system for consideration.
  • Cover letter/letter of interest, including a statement of teaching philosophy and research focus
  • A current CV, including up-to-date, personal contact information (email, phone, etc.)
  • Unofficial transcripts from all universities attended

Additionally, candidates will need to include names, titles, and email addresses for three (3) references for confidential letters of recommendation to be requested.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the second largest school in the University of Tennessee System, serving a diverse student body of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students through five academic colleges. UTC offers a unique blend of private and public-school traditions and is a driving force for achieving excellence, embracing diversity, inspiring positive change, and enriching the community. Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, UTC has developed a reputation for excellence build on an unusual blend of the private and public traditions of American higher education. For more than 83 years, the university was a private school. In 1969, UTC became part of the state university system. Today, UTC is on a journey to excellence - boldly embracing a passion for excellence in all things and focused on changing lives and transforming communities. The UTC commitment-each and every day-is to earn the trust and confidence of those we serve. Our goal is to make a difference in our community and in the lives of our students.

Chattanooga, the fourth largest city in the state, is located in Southeast Tennessee near the border of Georgia at the junction of four interstate highways. The city has received national recognition for the renaissance of its beautiful downtown and redevelopment of its riverfront. Chattanooga also has the fastest internet in the country. Home to the first Gig Internet in the United States, Chattanooga has a 100% fiber network that links every home and business in a 600-square mile area. Companies like Unum, McKee, U.S. Xpress, Volkswagen, Coke United and Amazon.com have chosen to set up shop in Chattanooga. Attractions such as the Tennessee Aquarium, Lookout Mountain, Civil War battlefield sites, the African American Museum, and the Appalachian Trail bring thousands of people to the area, as do events like the Riverbend Festival, Nightfall, Jazzanooga, the Creative Discovery Museum for Children, and the Southern Writers Conference. Chattanooga is the home to the seven-time NCAA Southern Conference Football Champions, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs. People who love the outdoors use Chattanooga as a base for hang-gliding, bass fishing, mountain climbing and caving expeditions; the beautiful Smoky Mountains and Tennessee River support the greatest variety of flora of any area in the United States. Chattanooga also has a long and rich past with regard to diversity, which includes Native American heritage, Civil War history, and the Civil Rights movement. Chattanooga is also just a two-hour (or less) drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville, and Birmingham.

Qualifications

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

Job
Faculty

Primary Location
US-Tennessee-Chattanooga

Organization
School Psychology Campus/Institute Chattanooga

Schedule
Full-time

Job Posting
Aug 15, 2022, 11:09:17 AM

EEO/AA Statement /Non-Discrimination Statement
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), ADEA (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 201 Human Resources Center, Dept. 5455, 615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37403-2598, telephone (423) 425-5468. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity

To apply, visit https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/utc_faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=22000001OL&tz=GMT-08%3A00&tzname=America%2FLos_Angeles






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