Assistant Professor of School Psychology
The University of Wisconsin - Stout is seeking a faculty member to join our School Psychology program. This will be full-time, nine-month, tenure-track appointment, with opportunities for summer teaching. Salary will be determined at time of hire commensurate with the successful candidate’s academic preparation and experience. The anticipated start date for this position is August 21, 2023.
Minimum / Required
- Earned doctorate in School Psychology; consideration will be given to candidates who are ABD, with degree to be completed within one year of the contract start date
- Eligible for Wisconsin School Psychology Certification
- Interest in advancing student learning in area of School Psychology
- Demonstrated success working with diverse stakeholders
- Expertise in one or more of the following areas: evidence-based practices for academic and/or social emotional intervention (in an MTSS framework); service to diverse and/or under-represented student populations
- Evidence of instructional experience in higher education
- Evidence of related post-internship work in PK-12 settings
- Demonstrated intercultural competence and the impact on the student experience
The successful applicant will join a group of committed and vibrant faculty who deliver cutting-edge learning opportunities to a diverse student body. They will teach core courses in our M.S.Ed/EdS school psychology program, through a rigorous academic curriculum that includes experiential and self-reflective learning. The candidate is expected to focus on teaching and supervision, while also developing an active research agenda that engages graduate students. As a faculty member they will provide student academic advisement and conduct assessment of student learning. This includes contributing to academic program assessment and continuous improvement processes, in collaboration with faculty and staff. The candidate will also participate in service activities and embrace the principles of diversity and inclusion as a member of the university community.
UW-Stout’s Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Human Services offers undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare students for professional careers and leadership with an emphasis on the inter-relationships of self, family, school, community, and society. Faculty are committed to creating an inclusive campus community. Candidates who have experience working collaboratively with diverse individuals and/or groups and who can contribute to fostering an inclusive environment are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas.
Educational resources within the department include assessment, counseling, and play therapy labs. Candidates will demonstrate a commitment to the field of school psychology through teaching graduate courses in an experience-centered environment, supervising students, as well as scholarly activity, curriculum development, and service to the university and community. Professional affiliations (e.g., NASP, WSPA) are encouraged and anticipated. Courses taught may include, but are not limited to: Psychology of Development, Developmental Methods and Interventions, Behavior Interventions, School Psychology Practicum and Internship supervision. Candidates should demonstrate and promote a commitment to social justice and respect for diverse cultures, backgrounds, and identities.
An innovative leader within the University of Wisconsin System, the University of Wisconsin-Stout offers an unparalleled career-focused education that integrates applied learning, theory and research and real-world experiences to prepare our students for the future. At UW-Stout, our students think and do from day one, and we’re proud to produce lifelong learners, ethical leaders and responsible citizens who succeed in a global society.
UW-Stout is recognized nationwide for its operational excellence. We were the first and remain the only four-year public higher education institution in the nation to receive the Malcolm Baldrige Award, and we are dedicated to a process-improvement model that leverages the power of data and the value of our people. We believe in critical thinking and fact-informed decision making. We pursue sustainability in form and function and collaborate across campus and with our partners to solve problems in industry and society. And providing an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment for our faculty, staff and students to live, learn and work is a top priority.
We offer 47 undergraduate, 21 masters and 3 advanced programs and more than 30 certificate options in Art, Design & Graphics; Business & Management; Education; Human & Social Sciences; Information Technology & Communications; and Science, Engineering & Math. Our first-class digital infrastructure and learning environments provide our nearly 8,000 students with every avenue to explore and personalize their success. And we invest in people who share our vision to advance our position as Wisconsin’s only Polytechnic University and as a regional, national and international leader in higher education.
Be a part of the future at UW-Stout. Learn more at https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us.
University of Wisconsin-Stout is located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, a community an hour east of Minneapolis-St. Paul. A pillar of Wisconsin’s Chippewa Valley and recognized as one of the best small towns in America, Menomonie provides an idyllic combination of natural beauty, outdoor recreation, boutiques and arts and culture with access to a metropolitan area. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/our-community
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
- Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/quickguidefasl.pdf
- Health & Retirement Contributions Estimator | Employee Benefits (wisconsin.edu)
All qualified candidates meeting application requirements will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.
Employment is contingent upon the final candidate’s completing a criminal background check and being cleared to work by the Human Resources team. Employment is also contingent upon the final candidate passing a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks. Official transcripts are required at time of hire.
In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security of all members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/life-stout/police-and-parking/clery-information
To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by November 17th, 2022. Applications submitted thereafter may be reviewed until the position is filled.
To apply, click on the APPLY button or go to: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/careers-jobs
Required application materials:
- Cover letter (*See below)
- Curriculum vitae
- Inclusivity statement: Separate one-page or less document demonstrating your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion that supports student success
- Teaching Philosophy Statement
- Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
- Unofficial copies of transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire
*Please use your cover letter to speak to each of the Minimum/Required Qualifications for this position as listed above. For each required qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.
Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.uwss.wisconsin.edu/21900
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodation for a qualified individual's disability.
For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Search Chair: Christine Peterson
If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
Search Coordinator: Renee Eide
Job Family: Teaching