Assistant Professor of School Psychology

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The School of Graduate & Continuing Studies at Alfred University is delighted to announce the opening of a full-time tenure track position in School Psychology at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August of 2021. Information about the highly acclaimed programs within our division can be found at


Specific duties and responsibilities will include: teaching nine credit hours per semester of graduate coursework as well as supervision of doctoral dissertation committees. Reductions in teaching load may be considered where special research, supervision, professional or administrative responsibilities exist. Faculty will be expected to engage in graduate student recruitment and advising and participate in a collegial manner in the life of the University.


We seek candidates with an earned doctorate (by August 2021) from an APA-accredited doctoral program in School Psychology or closely related field. Assistant Professor candidates will demonstrate initial evidence of effective teaching and an aptitude for conducting and mentoring research activities. We are open to considering candidates with all areas of expertise within school psychology, but successful candidates will have a clearly expressed desire to contribute to the program and university's mission for training practitioner-scientists. Applicants with state license for independent practice or whom are seeking licensure are preferred. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

About the Program

Alfred's School Psychology program was one of the first in the country. For more than 50 years, Alfred has prepared professional school psychologists for practice in schools and related child and family settings. The School Psychology program features a combined specialist-level program, approved by NASP, and a doctorate (Psy.D.) program, accredited by APA. The School Psychology program is student-focused and aims to prepare professionals for applied school psychology practice in schools and other child- and family-oriented settings.

The School Psychology program is part of Alfred University's School of Graduate & Continuing Studies, which is comprised of three divisions: Campus Graduate Programs, External Graduate Programs and External Undergraduate Programs. The campus graduate division contains programs in School Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, School Psychology, College Student Development and Education.

About Alfred University

Founded in 1836, Alfred University is a private institution, the first co-educational college in the United States where women and men were offered the same academic programs. Alfred's enrollment includes approximately 1,600 undergraduate and 150 fulltime and 500 part-time graduate students. More than 50 academic and residential buildings are found on Alfred's 232- acre campus with another 400-acres of nearby recreational land. Alfred University offers a total academic immersion experience to its students with a typical student to faculty ratio of 13:1 across our 40 undergraduate majors and programs with an average class size of 18. Alfred is comprised of the College of Business, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Division of Performing Arts, Inamori School of Engineering, School of Art & Design and the School of Graduate and Continuing Studies.

How to Apply

Application material must include:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Course evaluations where available
  • Names, titles and contact information for three professional references

Priority will be given to those who apply before March 1, 2021, but applications received after this date will continue to be considered until the position is filled. If you are unable to apply online, please send to: Alfred University, Human Resources, One Saxon Drive, Alfred, NY 14802. For inquiries regarding the position, please contact Dr. Lynn O'Connell, professor and co-chair of the search committee at .

Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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