The University of Maryland, Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education seeks to fill an Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure-track) position in its School Psychology Program to begin August 2022. Depending on qualifications of the candidate, the position is offered at either the Assistant Professor level, on tenure track or at the Associate Professor level, with tenure. We are seeking an individual who will contribute to our collegial atmosphere and to our tradition of scholarly research and national leadership. The College, Department, and Program value the preparation of students (e.g., future school psychology faculty and school psychologists) to work with individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds, consistent with a commitment to equity, justice, and anti-racism/oppression. The School Psychology program engages in translational research (e.g., resilience, intervention, consultation) in partnership with diverse local, national, and international communities.
The Department offers undergraduate, Master’s and Doctoral degrees in three broad areas: 1) Higher Education, Student Affairs, and International Education policy; 2) Special Education; and 3) Counseling Psychology, School Psychology, and School Counseling. The Department’s programs have consistently received high national rankings, including a U.S. News top rank in the area of Counseling Psychology, School Psychology, and School Counseling over the past 22 years. We seek an individual who will conduct a focused program of research and become an active member of the School Psychology Program, which includes students committed to research and practice with the surrounding diverse District of Columbia-Maryland-Virginia communities. Position responsibilities include ongoing programmatic research, teaching school psychology courses, providing supervision of students in practicum and field placements, and supervising theses and dissertations. The School Psychology program is open to candidates with diverse research and professional interests. The college and department offer an exciting opportunity to engage in research, supervision, and collaboration with diverse communities in our local area.
● Ph.D. in School Psychology or related field.
● Demonstrated record of (Associate Professor) or potential for (Assistant Professor) conducting a program of focused research and obtaining extramural funding.
● Record of, or potential for, high quality teaching and advising with a diverse population of students.
● Training appropriate to teach school psychology courses (e.g., child therapy, assessment, and others).
● Eligibility for licensure as a psychologist in Maryland.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
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