Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations University of Northern Iowa
University of Northern Iowa
The Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations at the University of Northern Iowa invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant/associate professor rank to begin Fall 2013. Area of specialization is open, but candidates with scholarly interests in assessment, measurement, program evaluation, subject-matter learning, or teacher evaluation are especially encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, undergraduate courses in classroom assessment and graduate courses related to statistics, research design, and program evaluation. The successful candidate will also be expected to serve on or supervise Master’s, Specialist, and Doctoral committees. Rank dependent on qualifications and experience. The Department encourages applications from persons of color, women, persons living with disabilities, and veterans. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, School Psychology, or a closely related social science discipline. Applicants who are ABD with evidence of degree completion by August 30, 2013 will be considered. Evidence of successful teaching in higher education, demonstrated success in publishing research in education-related or psychology journals, and ability to work with other faculty collaboratively on research projects is preferred. Pre-employment background checks are required.
The Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations provides course work that is integral for licensure in elementary, middle-level, and secondary education. The department also offers three graduate degrees: M.A.E. in Educational Psychology, Professional Development M.A.E., and an Ed.S. in School Psychology (NASP-Approved). The Department includes 16 faculty members, as well as merit employees, graduate assistants, and adjuncts. Faculty members in the Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations teach undergraduate and graduate courses in psychological and social foundations of education. These courses support the preparation and continuing development of teachers and human-service professionals such as school psychologists, counselors, and school administrators.
The College of Education (www.uni.edu/coe) offers a full range of programs in education-related fields (Bachelor through Doctorate) and is comprised of six academic departments: Curriculum and Instruction; Educational Leadership and Postsecondary Education; Educational Psychology and Foundations; Special Education; Teaching; and the School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services. The university’s size -- just more than 12,200 students -- allows it to offer faculty, facilities and academic choices of a large university, while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a compact, park-like campus.
The University of Northern Iowa has a reputation for providing exceptional undergraduate education, as well as complementary programs at the master’s, specialist, and doctoral levels. Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the University has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs. One of three state universities, UNI enjoys national recognition for its high educational standards. U.S. News and World Report ranked UNI in the top three among Midwest public universities for the past 17 years. For more information, see www.uni.edu.
The University of Northern Iowa is located in picturesque Cedar Falls, Iowa, a riverfront town with many recreational, cultural and entertainment opportunities. The metropolitan community of Cedar Falls/Waterloo has a combined population of 165,000 and offers a pleasant residential setting with a growing industrial base. Cedar Falls is a friendly, affordable community with a variety of cultural experiences and is located about 300 miles from Minneapolis, St. Louis, Kansas City, and Chicago. For more information, visit www.cedarfalls.com.
To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu. Applications received by April 15, 2013 will be given full consideration. For further information, contact Dr. Anthony Gabriele at Gabriele@uni.edu or by phone at (319) 273-2899.
The University of Northern Iowa is an equal opportunity employer with a comprehensive plan for affirmative action.