Assistant Professor of School Psychology (Tenure Track)

Fordham University at Lincoln Center
New York City, New York
Commensurate with Experience
Posted Date
Sep 30, 2022
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The School Psychology Programs in Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of school psychology at the assistant professor level. The review of applications begins on November 30, 2022, and continues until the position is filled, with employment commencing in August 2023. This is an opportunity to take a major role in shaping the future of one of the leading programs in school psychology located in one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world. We are especially interested in attracting candidates with practical experience in school psychology who mirror and engage with the intersectionalities in the broader New York City community.


Expectations and Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate from an APA-accredited program in school psychology, including those whose doctoral degree will be completed prior to the start date of the appointment.
  • A demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment and the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty, and staff of diverse backgrounds across the school and university.
  • A commitment to excellence in graduate-level teaching in the areas of assessment, consultation, and/or counseling.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a comprehensive agenda of research, grantsmanship, and scholarship in an area relevant to the field of school psychology. These areas include but are not limited to anti-racist and/or neuropsychological assessment and prevention, bilingual school psychology, consultation, preschool psychology, therapeutic interventions, and resilience.
  • Ability to serve as an academic advisor and research mentor for graduate students in school and counseling psychology.
  • Potential to provide service to schools, professional associations, or other agencies


Preference will be given to candidates who:

  • Are license-eligible in New York State
  • Have completed or are eligible to complete an APPIC or APA-accredited internship
  • Have experience or expressed interest in:
    • teaching graduate-level courses in biological, cognitive, and social bases of human behavior and/or research methods
    • mentoring dissertation research and supporting the publications of student theses
    • becoming adept with instructional technology applications and distance delivery methods for graduate education
    • pursuing external funding to support the training of our students and expand the outreach of our Hagin Assessment Center
    • coordinating outreach activities and/or participatory-action research with educational and other agencies
    • providing service to national school psychology associations


TO APPLY: Candidates must submit the following:

  • A cover letter - The Cover Letter should address how the applicant meets expectations and minimum qualifications and their previous professional and academic experiences that might contribute to or strengthen a department committed to preparing school psychologists working in an increasingly diverse and connected world. In addition, the cover letter should further address current and future research plans, including an explicit discussion of how the applicant will contribute to the school’s core mission of social justice education.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • The names and contact information of three professional references included on the last page of your CV.


Submit all materials to the online application portal.  The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 30, 2022. The position will remain open until filled. 

Located in Manhattan and Westchester County, Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education is committed to preparing educators, school leaders, counselors, and psychologists to promote social change and equity while serving all individuals in inclusive learning and therapeutic environments. Our graduates are professionals who implement an asset-based perspective that recognizes the cultural wealth children and clients bring to education and counseling, their individual strengths and needs, and the systemic challenges and opportunities that affect their experiences in schools and the community. GSE’s campus community affirms and celebrates the identity of every individual. We are committed to a continuous process of acknowledging and dismantling racism and other forms of oppression and discrimination that cause systemic inequity. We likewise are committed to justice-focused, equity-driven, and culturally-sustaining practices that lead to improved learning opportunities and better social and mental health outcomes for individuals in all communities. Fordham’s School Psychology programs are nationally recognized by the National Association for School Psychology and the American Psychological Association. The programs are housed within the Division of Psychological and Educational Services (PES), which also includes the Counseling and Counseling Psychology programs. The other two divisions in GSE are the divisions of Curriculum and Teaching (C&T) and Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy (ELAP). Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York. It offers exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,500 students in its four undergraduate colleges and six graduate and professional schools. Fordham University is an independent Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes men and women of all backgrounds. Fordham is an equal-opportunity employer.






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