Teach school psychology graduate courses, including traineeship and other courses within areas of expertise
Teach at least one undergraduate course per year
Supervise (in load) school psychology interns
Contribute to the school psychology program via duties related to application reviews, candidate assessment, and related areas
Take responsibility for a designated area within the program as assigned such as assessment, accreditation, or field site coordination.
Conduct research relevant to position
Advise undergraduate students (adjusted for load)
Engage in professional stewardship at program, department, college, and/or university levels, and via active participation in relevant professional organizations
Work Environment: This position requires daily contact with students, faculty, and staff on campus. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to have the ability to work with the outside community, local public schools, other universities, and other agencies and organizations.
Background Check Statement: Winthrop University is committed to providing a safe campus community. Winthrop conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a student loan default check, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
Employment Conditions: A nine-month, full-time tenure-track appointment with faculty rank. Salary is competitive and dependent on academic qualifications. Option of summer employment if funds are available. If the successful candidate is ABD at the start of employment, the appointment will be a non-tenure track position as instructor.
Position Availability: August 15, 2020
Doctorate with specialization or cognate in school psychology, preferably from an APA or NASP accredited program. ABD candidates will be considered, but if the successful candidate is ABD at the start of employment, the initial appointment will be non-tenure track position as instructor until the doctorate is completed.
At least two years of successful experience as a school psychologist in P-12 schools, and evidence of significant engagement in school psychology as a profession.
Eligibility for SC State Department of Education certification as a school psychologist.
Evidence of successful teaching at the college undergraduate and graduate levels.
Evidence of effective supervision of school psychology practicum and intern students.
Evidence of scholarly activity and potential for research.
Strong technology skills as needed for teaching, use of psychological test scoring platforms, etc.
Evidence of potential for successful collaboration with colleagues and students.
Review of applicants will begin on October 30, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. For more information, please see http://www.winthrop.edu/hr/.
Application letter, evidence of responsibilities and qualifications
Transcript and evidence of highest degree achieved (unofficial transcript acceptable for initial screening)
Contact information and recommendation letters from at least three persons who know the candidate professionally (the search committee may contact references)
Recent teaching evaluations
Statement of teaching interests/expertise, philosophy, and approach to supporting student development
Winthrop University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Winthrop is a public, comprehensive university that is committed to be among the very best institutions of its kind in the nation. Through an educational experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness and civic engagement, Winthrop helps students develop the knowledge, skills, and values that enrich their lives and prepare them for all the future holds.