Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology

Prevention Science

About this job: Associate Professor, Tenure Track, HEALTH

University of Texas at Austin - Educational Psychology -   See this job on our site

Job is in: Austin, TX US

Contact: Cindy Carlson
Phone: 512 41 0500

Post Date: December 3, 2019
Job Starts: September 1, 2020
Application Deadline: December 31, 2019

Associate/Full Professor in Prevention Science in Family, School, or Community Settings University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin, College of Education is seeking a senior faculty member (Associate or Full Professor) in the area of Prevention Science focusing on individuals at-risk for poor health and/or education outcomes in family, school, and/or community settings. This unique college-wide faculty search is designed to attract a scholar who will add to the college’s strong academic and research programs in prevention and education and health disparities and may bring research expertise in one or more of the following areas: • Social determinants of education and/or health disparities • Community-level influences on health behavior • School violence prevention • Culturally responsive behavioral interventions to address school discipline disparities • Development and implementation of equity-focused social emotional learning interventions in schools • Family-centered interventions to support positive education and health outcomes • Healthy behavior and stress coping interventions (e.g., physical activity, emotional regulation, etc.) among vulnerable populations • Immigrant health and education disparities Because of the uniqueness of this college-wide search, which emphasizes interdisciplinarity, the successful candidate may be appointed or jointly appointed in any of the college’s departments, with the most likely homes including Educational Psychology, Kinesiology and Health Education, and/or Special Education. Candidates must have an established record of excellence in university teaching, service, and scholarship in applied and diverse educational settings. Candidates must have a record of securing extramural funding at levels necessary to support their scholarly research. Candidates must have a strong commitment to equity and inclusion in their teaching, mentorship, and academic leadership. The position is supported by a competitive start-up package, compensation appropriate to rank and experience, and access to research resources.

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