Assistant or Associate Professor in School Psychology

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title Assistant or Associate Professor in School Psychology Tenure Status Tenure Track Position Number 047801 Department Psychology - 250800 Minimum Qualifications
The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track faculty position in School Psychology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates who will advance diversity, equity, and inclusion through their teaching, research, and service are strongly encouraged to apply.

The School Psychology program at Appalachian State is a dual-degree program that awards graduates a Master of Arts and a Specialist in School Psychology degree upon completion. Our program is dedicated to preparing professional school psychologists who are capable of promoting equitable access and supports for children and their families to address their social, emotional, behavioral, and instructional needs. The program has been NASP accredited since 1991.

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. or Ed.D. from an APA -accredited and/ or NASP -accredited doctoral program with a specialization in School Psychology or a related discipline.
  • Experience working as a school psychologist in P-12 schools (e.g., practica, internship, employment) and promise to contribute to the profession of school psychology.
  • Evidence of success or strong potential for developing significant research, quality publications, and securing external funding.
  • Demonstrated experience and cultural competence with regard to diversity, equity, and inclusion in education.
  • Demonstrated ability or clear promise of teaching excellence.
Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
Additional Areas of Interest:
  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist ( NCSP ) or eligible for certification.
  • Licensed as a Psychologist, Health Services Provider Psychologist ( HSP -P) in North Carolina or license-eligible in NC.
  • Familiarity with the NASP accreditation process and domains of practice.
License/Certification Required
Eligible for NCSP certification and/or eligible for LP- HSP licensure through the NC Psychology Board. Description of the Department or Unit
The Department of Psychology has 37 full-time faculty members (31 tenure-track) with graduate programs in Clinical, Experimental, Industrial-Organizational/Human Resource Management, and School Psychology. There are approximately 1200 undergraduate majors and 80 full-time graduate students. For additional information, please visit the Department of Psychology’s webpage and the University’s website . Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching graduate courses and advising students in the School Psychology Master of Arts and Specialist in School Psychology Program and teaching undergraduate classes. Other responsibilities include:
  • Maintaining a coherent and productive program of research that will impact the profession of school psychology.
  • Maintaining publication activity in high-quality journals.
  • Supervising graduate and undergraduate student research.
  • Advising graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Seeking external funding (e.g. to support research, personnel preparation, and/or outreach).
  • Providing professional service at state and national levels and institutional service at program, department, and college levels.
  • Providing clinical supervision and mentoring to graduate students.
  • Working to extend research, service, training, or other professional efforts to support diverse populations.
Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of classroom and educational environments in a professional position at a university. Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Suggested Salary Range Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Special Instructions to Applicants
A complete application consists of:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  • Teaching Statement
  • Research Statement
  • Statement addressing how you incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into your work
  • List of three (minimum) professional references including contact information

Letters of recommendation may be requested from references at a later date.

The initial review of complete applications will begin August 31, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please note this position is based on enrollment and subject to available funding.

Applications must be submitted electronically through Appalachian State University’s Job Site . AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

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