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Assistant Professor of School Psychology

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Position Information

Position Details

Posting Number 17-00203-UP/FA Post
Position Title Assistant Professor of School Psychology
Position Number 997831
Full-Time/Part-Time? Full Time
Summary of Responsibilities

Primary academic responsibilities will be in the candidate’s area of expertise. The candidate will also contribute to the cross-disciplinary needs of the Department, including but not limited to (a) teaching graduate courses in the School Psychology program (b) maintaining a record of scholarly productivity through peer-reviewed publications and presentations, and providing service to the profession, community, department, college, and university.

Minimum Education
  • An earned doctorate from a NASP-approved program in School Psychology, or ABD (all requirements for the doctorate must be completed by August, 2018).
Minimum Experience
  • Expertise and experience in psychoeducational assessment and the delivery of school-based prevention and/or intervention programs
Knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Evidence of potential for establishing a record of publication and scholarship.
  • Evidence of promoting and supporting diversity and social justice.
  • Willingness to accommodate a variety of learning styles and strategies in instructional delivery and learning activities, including online and blended learning, flexible teaching methods, and applied learning approaches.
  • Evidence of communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with diverse students and colleagues.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other faculty and professionals.
Required Licenses, Certificates & Registrations
  • Licensure as a psychologist/ eligibility for licensure as a psychologist in Kansas
  • National certification as a School Psychologist by NASP
Additional Information

All candidates for faculty positions should be able to demonstrate the ability to successfully educate and empower a diverse student population.

Location WSU Main Campus

Salary Information

Proposed Salary or Hourly Rate Commensurate with experience
Eligible for Shift Differential?
Benefits Eligible? Yes

Position Description Information

Preferred Education
Preferred Experience
  • Professional experience in PK-12 schools
  • Evidence of successful teaching experience in a NASP-approved program
  • Knowledge of NASP standards.
  • Successful experience working with diverse populations.
Regular Hours of Work TBD, will require evening teaching
Environmental Factors

The office is located in Hubbard Hall on the main campus. Temperature fluctuations may occasionally occur. The job requires work in a typical office environment, inside with meetings. A computer with access to the internet is provided.

Proposed Job Duties

Responsibility / Duty

Teaching graduate courses in the School Psychology program.

Importance (E) Essential
Percentage 40
Responsibility / Duty

Maintaining a record of scholarly productivity through peer-reviewed publications and presentations.

Importance (E) Essential
Percentage 40
Responsibility / Duty

Service to departmental, college, university, professional, and community constituencies.

Importance (E) Essential
Percentage 20

Physical Demands

Physical Requirements - Physical Activity

Activity Standing
Frequency Daily
Activity Walking
Frequency Daily

Physical Requirements - Weight Activity

Activity (weight) Lifting
Frequency Periodically

30 lbs

Other Physical Requirements

Other Physical Requirements
Explain Physical Job Requirements

Normal teaching and class preparation activity.


Requisition Details



Posting date 08/02/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled? No
Proposed Start Date 08/12/2018
Special Instructions to Applicants

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents