Assistant Professor in School Psychology



Job description

Pittsburg, KS

Pittsburg State University seeks a faculty member in School Psychology committed to high-quality teaching for a full-time, tenure-earning position in the Department of Psychology and Counseling (

Position begins on August 11, 2019, and will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, advising, and supervision.

Specific courses will depend on areas of expertise and/or experience but may include: Research Methods, Psychometrics, Exceptional Child and Intellectual Assessment. Scholarly activity in the area of school psychology is desirable and service to the department, college and university are required. The candidate filling the position will be part of the School Psychology program which offers an Ed.S. Degree.

College teaching experience and a demonstrated commitment to school psychology through research and/or practice in the public schools, and credentials as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) are preferred. Candidates need a Doctorate in School Psychology to be eligible for tenure, although applicants ABD will be considered. The Department of Psychology and Counseling serves nearly 300 undergraduate majors and 120 graduate students (including: general, clinical, and school psychology; and school counseling). Excellence in teaching is emphasized in the department. PSU is a comprehensive regional university with an enrollment of 7,200 and is located in the city of Pittsburg, Kansas (approximate population 20,000;

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Electronic submission only. Submit application letter, vita, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, as well as names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references and evidence of teaching effectiveness to the attention of Dr. Steven Duvall, Chair, School Psychology Search Committee. A criminal background check is required prior to employment. Applications received by January 21, 2019 will receive first consideration. Review of complete applications will continue until the position is filled. Position is contingent upon funding.

PSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to diversifying its professional community.

Welcome to Pittsburg State University, home of the Gorillas! Midwest values and hospitality are found on this campus of more than 7,400 students where the student to faculty ratio is 19-to-1. At Pittsburg State University, students can select from over 100 academic programs within the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Technology. Choosing Pittsburg State opens the door to a college experience complete with respected programs, caring and professional faculty, and multiple opportunities to get involved - the traditional, beautiful campus is the home of more than 150 student clubs and organizations. Pittsburg State is also a place of intense preparation for the future. Within six months of graduation, approximately 90% of our graduates are either gainfully employed or enrolled in advanced studies.