The Department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time, 9-month academic year, assistant tenure-track professors with expertise in school psychology.
The CWU School Psychology graduate program has a long history of excellence. Developed in the early 1960s, it was the first program in Washington State, the first to adopt full year internships, the first to receive NASP approval in 1989 and the only program in the state to secure paid internships for all students. Historically, a M.Ed. program, the CWU School Psychology graduate program is proud to begin offering an Ed.S. in School Psychology, starting in 2013.
The Department of Psychology has 21 FTE faculty members, over 200 undergraduate majors, and over 100 graduate majors in mental health counseling, school psychology, and experimental psychology. The department has a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of its faculty and student body. All university faculty are expected to practice effective teaching, conduct scholarly activity, and perform professional and community service. Central Washington University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance.
RESPONSIBILITIES Applicants for these positions should be prepared to a) teach a range of undergraduate psychology courses, b) teach graduate courses in school psychology, and c) serve on master’s thesis committees. All faculty in the Department of Psychology are expected to have: a) a commitment to scholarly activity, b) the ability to establish a productive research program, and c) the ability and interest in mentoring student research at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Minimum Qualification: An earned doctorate in school psychology or a closely related field with eligibility for certification as a school psychologist by September 17, 2013.
Preferred Qualification: Preference will be given to those applicants who have certification and experience as a school psychologist.
Salary Range: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
Pursuant to contract negotiations by the United Faculty of Central and Central Washington University, employment conditions are subject to collective bargaining.
Starting Date: September 16, 2013
Applications: Screening of applications for these positions will begin on November 30, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
• A letter of application addressing qualifications, position responsibilities, and area(s) of research and teaching expertise;
• Curriculum vitae;
• Three letters of recommendation including names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses; and
• Copy of graduate transcripts for highest degree obtained.
** Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.
Direct inquiries to:
Heath Marrs, Ed.D Phone: (509)-963-2349
Chair, Search Committee Fax: (509)-963-2307
Psychology Department E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7575
Department Website: http://www.cwu.edu/psychology
Please contact Human Resources at AskHR@cwu.edu or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Central Washington University is one of six state-assisted, four-year institutions of higher education in Washington. A regional comprehensive university, CWU offers baccalaureate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Throughout its history, the university has distinguished itself in many ways, most notably through its quality teaching and academic programs, its student-centered orientation, and its commitment to research, outreach, international experiences for faculty and students, and provision of life-long learning opportunities to the citizens of Washington. The university is composed of the College of Arts and Humanities, College of the Sciences, College of Education and Professional Studies, and College of Business. CWU's faculty, numbering more than 500, has compiled an impressive record of teaching, scholarship and service. The main campus is located in Ellensburg, a community of 13,000 that enjoys one of the finest living environments of the Pacific Northwest. Ellensburg is home to year-round recreational activities & has more than 300 days of sunshine per year. In the shadow of the Cascade Mountains and only minutes from the Wenatchee National Forest, Ellensburg is situated in the Kittitas Valley, an agricultural region 110 miles east of Seattle, the cultural center of Washington State. Further information about the university is available at www.cwu.edu. For more information about Ellensburg, see www.ellensburg-wa.com.
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
The conditions of employment with Central Washington University are set forth in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Central Washington University and United Faculty of Central, University policies and procedures, and applicable state and federal laws. The Collective Bargaining Agreement may be found here: http://www.cwu.edu/~avpfa/docs/09-13_CWU-UFC_Agreement_Final.pdf
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