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Asst/Assoc Professor Psychology/speciality ASD/Exec Dir of COMPASS prog

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Job Title:
Asst/Assoc Professor Psychology/speciality ASD/Exec Dir of COMPASS prog

Florham Campus, Madison, NJ

Psychology and Counseling-Florham

Hiring Manager:
Benjamin Freer

Hiring Manager Title:
Director, School of Psychology and Counseling


Position Type:



Faculty Rank:
Associate Professor

Commensurate with Experience


Months Worked:
9 Month

Job Summary:

The School of Psychology and Counseling at Fairleigh Dickinson University ( FDU ) is seeking to hire a faculty member who will also serve as the Executive Director for our bi-campus COMPASS (autism-support) program. This hire can be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, and is open to any relevant specialty in psychology (e.g., clinical, experimental, school, clinical neuropsychologist) with a demonstrated record of experience and expertise in autism-based work.

Fairleigh Dickinson University has two New Jersey campuses, each of which offers COMPASS for ASD FDU college students. The faculty member will be supported to seek additional funding (private and public) to further grow the direct services to COMPASS students as well as trainings/workshops (internally and externally) to mental health providers, higher education personnel, parents, and others.

The School of Psychology and Counseling has two campuses in New Jersey. This position will be located on both campuses in Northern New Jersey. The Florham campus offers graduate programs in I/O Psychology and Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The Metropolitan campus offers Doctoral Programs in Clinical and School Psychology; Master’s Programs in Psychopharmacology, Forensic Psychology, General Theoretical Psychology, and School Psychology. Both campuses offer an Undergraduate Program in Psychology.

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. degree

The individual must have a strong record of autism-based research as demonstrated by publications, as well as a history of seeking and attaining external grant funding. The faculty member will have administrative oversight of both campuses’ COMPASS programs in addition to teaching one course per semester in their area of expertise. The individual must be committed to high-quality instruction. The individual can mentor and supervise graduate students actively engaged in COMPASS program direct services but this is not required.

Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card

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Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3


Fairleigh Dickinson University

The largest private university in New Jersey, FDU is a not-for-profit, nonsectarian, multicampus institution. Founded in 1942, FDU achieved four-year status in 1948 and approval as a university in 1956.

The University offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including doctoral programs in pharmacy, nursing practice, clinical psychology and school psychology; and an AACSB-accredited business school. Degree programs are offered on two New Jersey campuses and at two FDU locations outside the U.S.: Wroxton College, in Oxfordshire in England, and the Vancouver Campus, in British Columbia, Canada.

FDU’s 12,000+ full- and part-time students pursue quality career-oriented programs on schedules tailored to their needs — days, evenings and weekends.

The curriculum reflects a mission of global education and a foundation of a nationally-renowned Core.

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