Assistant or Associate Professor of School Psychology

Uniersity of South Dakota
South Dakota, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
POSITION: Assistant or Associate Professor in the School Psychology Program within the Division of Counseling and Psychology in Education in the School of Education.   JOB DESCRIPTION: The school psychology program announces one tenure-track assistant or associate professor position for their NASP-accredited Ed.S. and Ph.D. programs. This strong program which resides in beautiful Vermillion, SD prides itself on their team-based ecological approach to training future school psychologists. Primary responsibilities include teaching graduate courses, mentoring Ed.S. and Ph.D. students, supervising practicum students, conducting research and service, and applying for external funding. Additional teaching assignments may be made based on professional and academic background and the needs of the Division. Faculty members are expected to make contributions in teaching, research, and service, including mentoring students in and out of the classroom.    QUALIFICATIONS: Requires an earned doctorate by August 2022 in school psychology. Applicants must show evidence of accomplishments or strong potential for success in teaching, research leading to publication, grant writing, and professional service. Preference will be given to those graduating from NASP- or APA-accredited programs with specialization that augments current program strengths especially experience in field research, and/or behavior analysis. We strongly encourage applicants that are eligible for licensure as a psychologist in the state of SD and/or certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). We especially encourage applicants whose research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service will contribute to our principle of inclusive excellence. Candidates with a diverse background are encouraged to apply.

Starting Date: August 2022   Application Information: All candidates MUST apply online at For application assistance or accommodation, call 605-658-3745. Applicants are required to provide: (1) letter of application, (2) vita, (3) college transcripts (copies accepted) showing highest degree earned, (4) research/publication sample, and (5) contact information for three references (please include e-mail addresses and current telephone numbers) (6) Statement of equitable practices in education.  Review of applicants will begin November 22 and continue until the position is filled.    THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA: The University of South Dakota is a comprehensive; liberal arts based state institution with an enrollment of over 10,000 students. Basic and professional programs are available in the School of Education, School of Business, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, College of Fine Arts, and the College of Arts and Sciences.   SCHOOL OF EDUCATION: The School of Education is organized into five basic Divisions: Curriculum and Instruction; Teacher Residency and Education; Educational Leadership; Counseling and Psychology in Education; and Kinesiology & Sport Science. Graduate work is available through the doctorate in several program areas. The Education unit is accredited/approved by CAEP, CACREP, NASP, and the South Dakota Department of Education.   The University of South Dakota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students.    Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply   Inquiries should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Kari Oyen at

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