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Two (2) Tenure Track Assistant School Psychology Professors (Beginning August 2022)

Millersville University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Special Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Psychology at Millersville University welcomes applications for two (2) tenure track Assistant Professors in School Psychology (beginning August 2022).

The persons selected will teach graduate courses in school psychology, including but not limited to psychological assessment, consultation, and/or classroom interventions, and other graduate and undergraduate courses such as developmental psychology, applied behavior analysis, and/or general psychology; will supervise graduate students in field activities and placements; will advise students; will perform continuing scholarship and professional development and contribute service to the university and community. Actual assignments will depend upon department needs.

A complete application comprises the following:
  • A cover letter summarizing how the applicant’s education and experience match the required qualifications of the position.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Copies of registrar-issued unofficial transcripts for all degrees conferred and in progress (the successful candidate will be required to provide registrar-issued official transcripts from the issuing institution(s) directly to the Provost’s Office by the start date).
  • Three current letters of reference, (applicant to submit names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of individuals who will be contacted to upload current letters of reference directly to a confidential website). ( These must include at least two current letters of recommendation attesting to recent teaching effectiveness ).

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to submit their application materials far enough in advance of the closing date to allow time for their references to respond. If you choose to provide additional documentation, please upload these items as optional documents.

Please do not link your application to the position until you have uploaded all of the required documents and any optional documents you want to provide. You will not be able to change the materials submitted or upload any new additional materials, after the application process has been completed and you receive a confirmation number.

Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,600 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. One thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master’s and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.

At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.
Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree plus ABD in School Psychology from an APA or NASP accredited doctoral program.
  • An official transcript showing conferral of the doctoral degree is required by date of eligibility to apply for reappointment to the 2nd year (i.e., January 30, 2023). (In the event that the doctorate is not completed by the specified date, the faculty contract will be terminated effective as of the end of the first year of employment.).
  • Knowledge and skills to teach graduate courses in school psychology such as psychological assessment, applied behavior analysis, classroom and school-wide behavioral interventions, practicum, or internship.
  • Knowledge and skills to teach undergraduate courses such as general psychology, developmental psychology, statistics and research methods, applied behavior analysis, or tests and measurements.
  • Knowledge and skills to supervise graduate students in field activities and placements.
  • Evidence of a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship.
  • Ability to conduct and supervise scholarly activities.
  • Commitment to serve diverse populations and to social justice advocacy within the field of school psychology.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues.
  • Ability to support preparation of accreditation materials.
  • Evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Successful interview and teaching demonstration.
  • Successful reference checks.
  • Successful completion of three background checks.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Earned doctorate in School Psychology.
  • Evidence of research and teaching effectiveness.
  • Experience supervising graduate students in field activities and placements.
  • Knowledge and skills to teach graduate courses in assessment of English Learners or non-discriminatory assessment.
  • At least one year experience as a School Psychologist (including experience with assessment and school-based interventions).
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