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Job ID: 109529

University of Kansas

Date Posted Jul. 25, 2018
Title Lecturer
University University of Kansas
Department Educational Psychology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2018
  • Lawrence, KS
    United States
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Educational Psychology

Position Overview

The Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Kansas is seeking exceptional candidates for a Lecturer in School Psychology. This is a single course appointment expected to begin August 18, 2018. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

The Lecturer position in School Psychology is located in the Department of Educational Psychology in the School Education at the University of Kansas, Lawrence campus. The School Psychology program has a doctoral (Ph.D.) and an educational specialist (Ed.S.) program. The Ph.D. and Ed.S. programs are approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (NCATE/CAEP), and the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE). The Ph.D. program is also accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).

The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins. The candidate will be required to adhere to the faculty code of rights, responsibilities and conduct. Research and service responsibilities are not included in the expectations for this position.

The University of Kansas is a major educational and research institution with 29,000 students on five campuses, 2,600 faculty members, and service centers throughout the state. The main campus is in Lawrence, a vibrant, thriving community of more than 90,000 that is just 40 miles west of Greater Kansas City and 20 miles from the state capital. KU, a member of the Association of American Universities, consistently earns excellent ratings for its academic programs from U.S. News and World Report. It has also committed itself to expanding its innovative research and commercialization programs. The special education program consistently ranks number one among public institutions.

Job Description

100% – Part-time teaching the Applied Behavior Analysis and Evidence-Based Interventions course in the Fall 2018 semester.

Required Qualifications

1. Ph.D. in School Psychology from an APA-accredited program OR closely related clinical field if there is evidence of training in working with children and in schools.
2. Previous experience that required knowledge of the basic principles of behavior, single-subject research design, functional behavior assessment, and developing behavioral interventions.
3. Experience conducting functional behavior assessments and developing individualized interventions.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Previous teaching experience at the graduate level.

Contact Information to Applicants

Steven W Lee, Ph.D.

Additional Candidate Instruction

A complete application consists of the online application as well as the following items;

1. Resume/CV
2. Cover letter detailing how you meet the required and preferred qualifications
3. Contact information for three professional references.

Priority review of applications begins August 2nd and will continue until a qualified pool of applicants is identified. To insure consideration, please apply prior to August 2nd.

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