Assistant Professor in Psychology

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey School of Psychology

United States

Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Faculty

Department GSAPP - School Psychology

Salary Open

Posting Summary

The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University–New Brunswick invites applications for a full-time, assistant professor tenure-track faculty position in the School Psychology Department. Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability to conduct research, supervise graduate student research and/or field-based experiences, and teach graduate courses in an APA-accredited School Psychology Program. The minimum qualifications to be considered for this position include a doctorate in School Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, other relevant field, or enrollment in an APA-accredited doctoral program at the time of application, with expected degree completion by June 2022. It is preferable that the applicant is licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist and/or credentialed as a school psychologist.

We seek applicants who have a developing record of demonstrated excellence in research consistent with an early career stage (e.g., emerging/developing lines of scholarship). The applicants would also demonstrate promise for procuring external funding, strong methodological skills, and an emerging and coherent program of research. Specific areas of research are open. Departmental teaching needs are in required assessment courses (e.g., cognitive assessment, learning disabilities assessment, social/behavioral/personality assessment). Strong preference will be given to applicants with a commitment to reducing opportunity gaps in schools, enhancing access to effective services and/or improving outcomes for diverse children and families.We encourage applications from individuals who will add to the diversity of our faculty.

We are a community of scholars devoted to scholarly excellence and creating a learning and research environment that seeks diverse perspectives and fosters inclusion and equity. The department houses an APA-accredited and NASP-approved PsyD program in School Psychology and a Masters in Applied Psychology focused on Multi-Tiered Systems of Support. The School Psychology faculty strongly support faculty development/mentorship and excellence. Rutgers University is situated conveniently between Philadelphia and New York City, offering rich resources for housing, school systems, cultural events, and entertainment.

Review of applications begins October 1st, 2021 and continues until the position is filled. Please send a Curriculum Vitae, a list of three recommenders, three representative publications, and statements that include: (1) current research accomplishments and plans for future scholarship, (2) teaching experience and approach, and (3) personal contributions to foster an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds. Please upload publications under the Writing Sample links and the research/teaching/diversity statement under the Other link.

Posting Number 21FA0971

Minimum Education and Experience

A doctoral degree in School Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, other relevant field, or enrollment in an APA-accredited doctoral program at the time of application;
An established or emerging program of research and publications

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Capacity to advance systematic lines of inquiry and offer scientific contributions; • Grant writing experience and/or potential for securing research funding • The ability to provide mentorship and research supervision for doctoral students.

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Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick)

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of Professional References (contact Info)
Optional Documents
  1. Writing Sample 1
  2. Other Document
  3. Writing Sample 2
  4. Writing Sample 3

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