Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice in School Psychology

University of Kansas
Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 24, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Title

Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice in School Psychology


Educational Psychology

Work Location

University of Kansas - Lawrence

Job Description

Non-tenure track beginning level faculty who possess the expertise and achievements to provide professional instruction in a manner that brings distinction to the appointing School/College and the University. Responsibilities include teaching, engaging in service both within and outside the university, maintaining professional credentials, and/or other duties that the appointing dean determines are consistent with this definition. Should have professional teaching and service responsibilities that are significantly heavier than those of tenured and tenure-track faculty. Research responsibilities are not included in the expectations for professors of the practice. Adheres to the faculty code of rights, responsibilities and conduct. Should hold the professional degree and licensing/certification in the field, with the additional requirement of significant experience and a distinguished record of achievement in her or his field outside of the academy, Fixed term of up to 3 years, subsequent limited term appointment of no more than five years may be offerred.

Req ID(Ex: 10567BR)



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Conditions of Employment

Limited Term

Contact Information to Applicants

David Hansen

Limited Term End Date


Position Number


Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in School Psychology or closely related clinical field (e.g., Clinical, Clinical Child, or Counseling Psychology) if there is evidence of training in working with children and schools.
  • Professional psychology license or eligibility for such license in the state of Kansas.

  • Employee Class


    Advertised Salary Range

    $40,000-47,000, commensurate with experience and contingent upon the FTE.



    Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduated from an APA-accredited program

  • Position Overview

    The Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Kansas is seeking exceptional candidates for an up to half time, .5 FTE, position as an Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice in School Psychology. We are seeking applicants to direct our on-campus Center for Psychoeducational Services (CPS, ) and to serve as the Director of Clinical Training for our Ph.D. and Ed.S. programs in school psychology. This is a nine-month non-tenure track appointment for a three-year period from 8/18/2020 through 5/16/2024. There are no research responsibilities associated with this position. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.

    The position is located in the Department of Educational Psychology in the School Education at the University of Kansas, Lawrence campus. The School Psychology program has a Ph.D. and an Ed.S. program that are approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (NCATE/CAEP), and the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE). The Ph.D. program is also accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).

    The University of Kansas is a major educational and research institution with 29,000 students on five campuses, 2,600 faculty members, and service centers throughout the state. The main campus is in Lawrence, a vibrant, thriving community of more than 90,000 that is just 40 miles west of Greater Kansas City and 20 miles from the state capital. KU, a member of the Association of American Universities, consistently earns excellent ratings for its academic programs from U.S. News and World Report. It has also committed itself to expanding its innovative research and commercialization programs. The special education program consistently ranks number one among public institutions.



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    Anticipated Start Date


    Additional Candidate Instruction

    A complete application consists of:
    • A cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met
    • Resume
    • 3 Professional References
    Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Application review will begin May 21, 2020 and will continue until a qualified pool of candidates is identified.

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