Assistant Professor

Position Description

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 12, 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.

Minimum Requirements

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.

Additional Information

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.

Application Instructions

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.

  • Job Type: Unclassified
  • Job Category: Faculty
  • Department/Office: Psychology and Counseling
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Appointment Duration: 9-month
  • Tenure earning: Yes
  • Required Background Checks: Criminal
  • Who can apply: Anyone Interested
  • First consideration: 01/21/2019

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Position number: 100004275
E-appoint tracking number: PSYCH010336
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