Open Rank Professor, Regular Title Series, in School Psychology (Tenure-Eligible)



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Job description

Requisition Number: FE03410

Working Title
Professor of School Psychology

Department Name: 8G030:Educational, School and Counseling Psych

Work Location: Lexington, KY

Type of Position: Faculty

Tenure Track Status
Tenure Track

Required Education: Earned Ph.D. in School Psychology or closely related field, such as Child Clinical Psychology.

Required Related Experience: Evidence of successful teaching and ability to effectively mentor and supervise graduate level students in research and clinical responsibilities.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Preference will be given to candidates who are certified school psychologists and licensed psychologists or license-eligible in Kentucky.

Job Summary

The Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for an Open Rank (Assistant, Associate, Professor) Regular Title Series Position, tenure-eligible, in School Psychology to begin August 15, 2023. Please visit our program’s website at: for information about the School Psychology Program. You are eligible for a generous benefits package as a University of Kentucky faculty member with diverse rewards, focusing on your total well-being. Additional information and updates to benefits can be found at:

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach graduate courses such as social-emotional assessment, cognitive assessment, systems-level services, and/or school consultation; provide clinical supervision and practicum training to graduate students. Mentor Educational Specialist and doctoral students, supervise dissertations, and provide professional service. Maintain an active research program with potential for and evidence of seeking extramural funding.

Appointment for this 9-month position is contingent upon funding. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?: No

Preferred Education/Experience

Ideal candidates will provide evidence of excellence in teaching, clinical training, and clinical supervision of doctoral level graduate students and a strong record of research.

Open Until Filled

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How to apply

Application review begins March 5, 2023. Applications should include:

  • A letter of application describing their appropriateness for the position including their research, teaching, mentoring, and potential social justice advocacy experience (upload under Cover Letter);
  • Candidate statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion (upload under Specific Request 1);
  • Current curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita);
  • Two representative publications (upload under Specific Request 2); and
  • The names and contact information for at least three professional references when prompted in the application.

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