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The Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for the position of Department Chair at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the field of Educational Psychology to begin August 15, 2022. The department offers seven graduate degree programs: Master’s of Educational Psychology, Master’s of Counseling Psychology, Education Specialist (School Psychology), and four Doctor of Philosophy degrees (Educational Psychology, School Psychology, Counseling Psychology, & Quantitative and Psychometric Methods). Our Counseling Psychology program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association and our School Psychology program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association and the National Association of School Psychologists.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Department Chair represents the department of Educational, School, & Counseling Psychology in college, university, and external strategic initiatives. As a tenured faculty member and member of the Educational Psychology Program area, the department chair will be expected to engage in research (i.e., publishing and conference presenting, externally funded projects and proposals), teaching educational psychology graduate courses (with reduced teaching load), supervision of graduate students in Educational Psychology and/or Quantitative and Psychometric Methods graduate programs. Finally, the Department Chair is responsible for duties including, but not limited to: working with graduate program chairs in the recruitment, admissions, enrollment, and retention of students as well as programmatic assessment reports, working with/supervising the Department Support Specialist with course scheduling, faculty workloads, curriculum development, faculty recruitment and appointment; faculty/staff performance evaluation; working with College of Education staff regarding budgetary management, philanthropic efforts, marketing and social media/print advertisement of graduate programs; working with department faculty, students, staff, and postdocs on social justice/ diversity, equity, & inclusion initiative planning. Visit our website to learn more about our master’s and PhD programs: education.uky.edu/edp. Application review begins February 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
View the job posting here: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/350218.
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP) within the College of Education at the University of Kentucky is seeking candidates for the George and Betty Blanda Endowed Professor in Education. George Blanda is an NFL Hall of Famer and record-holder, an alum of the University of Kentucky and a former college and NFL quarterback and placekicker. This tenured position requires a terminal degree in Sport Management/Administration/Leadership (PhD, EdD or equivalent) or closely related field with an area of specialization in Sport Management/Administration/Sport Leadership. Applicants with a JD in Sport Law are also encouraged to apply. This position is in the Regular Title Series faculty category and requires the faculty member to teach 12 credits per year in the Sport Leadership and anticipated Sport Industries programs. The Regular Title Series appointment requires the faculty member to also perform research/scholarly and service-related activities. The position will also be expected to collaboratively develop a new center for sport, encourage philanthropy, develop partnerships with colleges (Business, Law, Communications etc.) on campus, and develop relationships with the University of Kentucky Athletic Department. The Blanda professor will be expected to serve on graduate student committees and mentor graduate student research. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 29, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Marta Mack-Washington (email@example.com) or Dr. Justin K. Nichols (firstname.lastname@example.org), Co-Chairs of Search Committee. To apply for this position, please visit – https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/360485.
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion within the College of Education at the University of Kentucky is seeking candidates for a tenure eligible, Special Title Series, Assistant Professor position in the Sport Leadership concentration area (Ph.D., Ed.D. or equivalent), effective August 15, 2023. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application reviews will begin December 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The university supports efforts to place dual career couples.
See further details and apply for this position by visiting https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/436237.
The Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Counselor Education (EDSCE) in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-eligible position in the rank of assistant/ associate in Special Education. This regular title series faculty member will provide expertise in support of the learning and behavior disorders (LBD) program across elementary, middle, and secondary school levels. The assistant/associate professor also will contribute to the climate of diversity and inclusion in special education scholarship. The appointment is nine months, effective August 16, 2023.
See further details and apply for this position by visiting https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/430382.
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor position, with a focus in Sport and Exercise Psychology (SEP). The appointment will be a nine-month appointment effective August 15, 2023. The faculty member will be responsible for teaching 24 credits per academic year which include responsibilities in supervision/mentorship of SEP graduate student clinical hours. Teaching responsibilities will have a primary focus in sport and exercise psychology, counseling techniques, ethics in applied sport psychology, group dynamics in sport, research methods, and/or sport leadership. In addition to providing service to the department, college, and profession, this faculty member will be an active participant in the SEP graduate program and its implementation, evaluation, and promotion (e.g., advising graduate students, serving on exam and thesis committees, etc.).
See further details and apply for this position by visiting https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/429021.