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University of California Berkeley
  • Position Number: 4775515
  • Location: Berkeley, CA
  • Position Type: Education - Teacher Education - Elementary

Assistant Professor (N/T) School Psychology/Human Development Berkeley School of Education

Position overview Position title: Assistant Professor
Salary range: The posted UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See the following table(s) for the current salary scale(s) for this position: []. The current base salary range for this position is $74,600-$97,200. "Off-scale salaries" and other components of pay, which would yield compensation that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

Anticipated start: July 1, 2024

Application Window
Open date: September 15, 2023

Next review date: Monday, Jan 15, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Jan 15, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The University of California, Berkeley School of Education (BSE) seeks a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor (N/T) level focusing on School Psychology/Human Development.

The successful candidate will become a member of the School Psychology Program's core faculty in the School of Education. They will be required to teach courses that meet the Standards of Accreditation, advise students, and contribute to service in the School's Psychology Program, the School of Education, and the University of California. Specific areas of research and teaching specialization are open.

This new faculty member will demonstrate the ability to conduct research, supervise graduate student research and field-based experiences, and teach graduate courses in an APA- accredited School Psychology Program.

This new professor may join with other Berkeley colleagues across other departments and schools who are active in the Psychology and Human Development arena.

The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit:

In the Berkeley School of Education our research, teaching, and practice approaches support a vision of public education that has as its goal equity and inclusion at all levels - classroom, school, community, district, state, national, and global - and that positively impacts personal growth and social transformation. BSE values and centers diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as articulated in the following principles of community: there is an inherent relationship between excellence and diversity and seek relational equity in all our practices across the School; we support structures and policies that ensure meaningful access to and engagement in opportunities to learn. BSE employs an expansive notion of DEI that is concerned with maintaining an inclusive and representative community that includes members of historically racialized, marginalized, and yet resilient communities, including trans and LGBTQIA+ communities and individuals with dis/abilities.



Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications
Ph.D., or equivalent international degree. We are especially interested in applicants from an APA-accredited program in School Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or Counseling Psychology. Candidates certified or credentialed as a School Psychologist and licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist is highly recommended to apply. We emphasize the need for a record of demonstrated excellence in research consistent with the career stage (e.g., refereed journal articles, book chapters), the ability for procuring external funding, possess methodological skills, and a coherent, programmatic line of research. Excellence in teaching and doctoral advising is valuable.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley. More Information and guidelines.
  • Publication (1 of 3 )
  • Publication (2 of 3 )
  • Publication (3 of 3 )
  • Additional Publication (Optional)
  • Additional Publication (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

We will only contact your references to request letters if you are advanced to the second round of review for the position, and we will seek your permission prior to doing so.
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About UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students, and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g., teaching, research, and service, as applicable).

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality prior to submitting their letter.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location
Berkeley, California

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