Assistant or Associate Professor in School Psychology

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Job description

Webster University invites applicants for a 12-month tenure-track faculty at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor.

Excellence in teaching is expected. Candidates must also pursue a program of research and scholarship in their chosen areas of school psychology and publish regularly in professional journals.

Minimum Qualifications
· Applicants must have an earned doctorate in school psychology. Applicant must also be a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst.
· We seek a professionally credentialed, nationally certified school psychology faculty member with practice-based knowledge, ability to establish relationships with school districts, with a minimum of three years of experience working as a school psychologist in elementary and secondary public schools, especially with students from multicultural and international backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred areas of expertise are as follows:
1. School-based mental health services for culturally and linguistically diverse populations.
2. Background in Special Education and a school crisis prevention and intervention specialist (PREPaRE trainer).
3. Culturally responsive evidence-based interventions focused on academic, behavioral, and mental health support.
4. International children’s rights and school psychology.
5. Exceptional youth – including students with disabilities, those with special gifts and talents, and “twice-exceptional’ youth.

Essential Duties

· Serve as liaison for BCBA.
· This 12-month position requires a teaching load of 24 credit hours per year. Course releases may apply depending on administrative appointments related to the program.
· Teach face-to-face and online graduate courses with a strong interactive focus.
· Advise face-to-face and online graduate students.
· Participate in curriculum development, implementation, and review.
· Assist in data collection, data analysis and reports as required by the University and School of Education as well as regional state, and national accreditation agencies.
· Explore opportunities for additional collaboration with school districts and in-service opportunities for educators
· Engage in service and make professional contributions to the department, school, university, and community.
· Pursue a program of research and scholarship in a chosen area of school psychology and publish regularly in professional journals.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

How to apply

Applicants should submit: (1) a cover letter (indicating Webster campus), (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) statement of research interests and relevant publications, and (5) at least two professional letters of reference.

Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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