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Lecturer in School and Mental Health Counseling

Division of Human Development and Quantitative Methods

 

The division of Human Development and Quantitative Methods at The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (GSE) seeks nominees and applicants for a lecturer position in the area of school and mental health counseling. The successful applicant would help provide leadership in our school and mental health counseling programs and teach core courses such as counseling theory and interventions, ethics, assessment and diagnosis, and career counseling. He/she would help participate in the management of our practica and internship placements, and contribute to our student recruitment and advising efforts. Competitive candidates for the position must show a strong background in graduate-level teaching and advising and have a minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in the counseling field; a record of peer-reviewed publication, particularly focused on counseling practice and research, is preferred but not required. Applicants must have earned a doctorate in counselor education, applied psychology, or a related field. Licensure as a professional counselor or psychologist is preferred. Given Penn GSE’s strong emphasis on diversity in its many forms, candidates from traditionally under-represented minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply.    

This appointment will be for one academic year and can be renewed twice for a total of three years, contingent upon a satisfactory performance evaluation after each year.  We will begin reviewing applications on January 15, 2020, and will continue to consider new applications until the position is filled. We intend to fill the position prior to the upcoming academic year.  Please submit a letter expressing your interest and general qualifications, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, selected publications (2-3) or other relevant manuscripts to the link below:

http://apply.interfolio.com/72680 

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer; women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Postdoctoral Fellow

Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Division

 

Job Overview
The Postdoctoral Fellow will be based in the Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Division of the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. The position is currently open and will begin January 1, 2020. The postdoctoral fellow will have a unique opportunity to work closely with Dr. Sarah Kavanagh on a research project that investigates teacher learning about project-based instruction. The project will offer many opportunities for a postdoctoral fellow to propose and pursue creative analyses of existing datasets. The successful candidate will have experience with factor analysis, multiple regression and be comfortable with data cleaning and data organization. It is preferred, but not required, that candidates also have experience conducting qualitative data analysis. 

Key Functions and Expected Performances
The successful candidate will work closely with Dr. Sarah Kavanagh in supporting the functioning of the project. This includes, but is not limited to, collaborating with Dr. Kavanagh and the larger research team in developing and refining long-range strategic plans and project timelines; drafting reports to funders; managing project data; conducting data analysis; and managing communication about projects with various stakeholders. There are opportunities to participate in many research phases including data collection, data analysis, manuscript writing, and research presentations.

Requirements
An earned doctoral degree in teacher education, curriculum & instruction or a related field before the start date; demonstrated experience conducting factor analyses and multiple regression; demonstrated experience with data cleaning and data organization; demonstrated interest and experience in research on teacher learning and classroom research; strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; personal initiative, and ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities; ability to take responsibility and meet deadlines and initiate tasks without close supervision; ability to collaborate effectively and work well in teams; experience working with teachers and school districts is preferred. 

Review of applications will begin on November 30th, 2019, but we will continue to review applications until the position is filled. The position’s start date will be January 1, 2020.

Applications should be sent via email to pennpbl@gse.upenn.edu and include: (1) Cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) two publications (or manuscripts in progress); and (4) Contact information for three references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

 


Tenure-Line Position in Higher Education (Open Rank)

The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania invites nominations and applications for a tenure line faculty position (open rank) in higher education. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate and an outstanding record of research productivity and teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas: federal, state, or local policy, higher education governance, organizations and leadership, and/or other topics. Also of interest is a scholar who is producing research that informs and addresses pressing problems pertaining to the public purposes of higher education. We expect the successful candidate to provide intellectual leadership, through teaching, advising, and research, to division and cross-divisional programs.

We will begin reviewing nominations and applications on December 1, 2019, but will continue to consider new applications until the position is filled. Please send a letter expressing your interest and general qualifications, curriculum vitae, names of three references, and three relevant publications and manuscripts by following this link:

http://apply.interfolio.com/70391

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer; women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Education Policy Faculty Member

Education Policy Division
Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania

The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for an assistant or associate faculty member in education policy with a focus on quantitative data analysis, causal methods and quasi-causal econometric methods.

The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in education, public policy, economics, or another relevant field, with a specialization in conducting quantitative research in the social sciences, an outstanding record of research preparation and/or productivity, grant funding and teaching expertise.

Strong qualifications in the research process are essential, including study framing, research design and appropriate analytic methods. In addition, the candidate will have substantive expertise and experience in one or more specialty fields of contemporary education policy – which might include areas such as the economics of education, policy and program evaluation, education finance – as well as interest in cross-cutting issues of equity, access, and excellence.

We expect the successful candidate will also contribute to the intellectual leadership to the Education Policy Division, as well as other divisional programs within the Graduate School of Education, through collaborative participation in masters and doctoral student program development, teaching, advising, and mentoring.

We will begin reviewing nominations and applications on November 1, 2019 and will continue to consider new applications until the positions are filled.

Please submit a letter expressing your interest and general qualifications, curriculum vitae:

https://apply.interfolio.com/69556

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer; women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.