Lecturer in Psychology
University of Washington College of Education
United States

Lecturer Part-Time, School Psychology Field Study Coordinator

Position Overview

Organization: College of Education

Title: Lecturer Part-Time, School Psychology Field Study Coordinator

Position Details

Position Description

The University of Washington, School Psychology program is located in one of the top Colleges of Education in the nation.  In its 2020 rankings, U.S. News & World Report ranked the College of Education #14 among the nation's best education schools, and No. 5 among education schools at public institutions. The School Psychology program is nationally recognized and accredited by the American Psychological Association and approved by the National Association of School Psychologists.   The program’s scientist-practitioner model develops contemporary leaders in school psychology practice that are engaged in schools, community mental health, hospitals, research, and group practices. Located in Seattle, a dynamic and diverse urban setting, the School Psychology program has strong interdisciplinary and community ties.  Support for faculty teaching includes a well-developed university infrastructure for teaching and learning. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.  



The University of Washington, School Psychology Program invites applications for a Part-Time Lecturer. This is a non-tenure track 50% FTE (9 months) salaried position includes medical and dental benefits. The position begins September 16, 2020. After the initial 9-month appointment and a successful end-of-year review, this Part-Time lecturer will be eligible for a multi-year contract (2-3 years). Part-time lecturers are non-voting members of the UW faculty.


This position announcement is for a School Psychology Field Study Coordinator.  For this role, we seek a talented and innovative practitioner-educator who brings depth in culturally responsive practice and teaching at the EdS and PhD degree levels. Applicants must have: 1) a demonstrated passion for teaching, 2) successful experience in clinical supervision of students, and 3) the skills to facilitate and maintain applied and clinical practice partnerships between the School Psychology Program and local school districts. We are looking for a school-based practitioner who demonstrates significant experience in working with diverse populations in urban schools and has the ability to develop and maintain field study training experiences for students within the School Psychology Program. 

The teaching load of the field study coordinator will include the following: a) teaching intensive interventions for school age children, b) supervising and school based field study experiences, c), teaching advanced practicum courses in supervision to doctoral students, d) and courses in serving diverse populations, and socio-emotional assessment.  The teaching load is 15 credits per academic year. 

Lecturer Role:

Part-time Lecturers are instructional faculty at the University of Washington and are essential and valued colleagues. This position requires a colleague who remains focused on current evidence based practices, particularly with those that are most appropriate for the student populations that we serve. The Field Study Coordinator plays a pivotal role in program operations and is considered “core” faculty to the School Psychology program.  The role is aligned with the work of the tenure-track faculty with a focus on the teaching-oriented activities of the School Psychology Program. Given this alignment, this position requires participation in School Psychology faculty meetings, reviews of students, course planning and development, and program accreditation renewal reviews. 


Candidates must have a PhD degree in School Psychology from a program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).  The candidate must hold (or be eligible for) Washington State ESA certification as a School Psychologist and licensed at the doctoral level as a Psychologist. Ideal candidates will hold certification as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist in addition to the Psychologist License.  Optimal candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to serving in public schools, show evidence of the ability to serve culturally and linguistically diverse populations in urban school districts, evidence of excellence in teaching at the university level, strong collaboration with professional colleagues, and leadership skills.


Please submit the following materials:

  1. Letter of application outlining practice experience and alignment with the responsibilities and qualifications for this position;
  2. Curriculum vitae;
  3. The names and contact information of 3 individuals who can serve as references (Please do not send letters of recommendation at this time; the College of Education will request letters for all semi-finalists)
  4. Evidence of teaching excellence including one of the following materials:
  • Option 1: Evidence of University teaching skills. Include most recent course evaluations and syllabi.
  • Option 2: Evidence of skills providing professional development training.  Include training evaluation summaries and training handouts with details on the audience, continuing education credits, or other evidence of excellence.

Please submit applications electronically to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/73885. The committee will begin reviewing applications on March 1, 2020. The position will remain open until filled. Appointment to commence on or about September 16, 2020.

Inquiries may be directed via email to:

Janine Jones, PhD
Director, School Psychology Program
University of Washington
Email:  jjones2@uw.edu

Subject Line: Part-Time Lecturer: School Psychology Field Study Coordinator

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,
gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

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