Kent State University (KSU) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor within the APA-accredited and NASP-approved School Psychology program. The position will begin Fall 2020.
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Housed within the College of Education, Health, and Human Services (EHHS) and the School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences (LDES), the KSU School Psychology program offers both Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) and Doctoral (Ph.D.) degree programs.
We are seeking a colleague to be part of a vital program that is committed to both research and practice in school psychology.
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Graduate teaching, engagement in active research program, participation in service, supervision of doctoral dissertations, and advisement to graduate students in school psychology at the specialist and doctoral levels.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
Earned doctorate with specialization in school psychology or closely related field from an APA-accredited and/or NASP-approved program; and Evidence of, or potential for, scholarly productivity, obtaining extramural funding, graduate teaching, and graduate student advisement.
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Eligible for, or possession of, one or more of the following credentials: NCSP, State Department of Education license as a school psychologist, or State Board of Psychology license.
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.
Special Instructions Summary:
We will begin reviewing applications immediately and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Kent State University is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body, and encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.
Upload the following materials to https://jobs.kent.edu: (a) a cover letter describing the candidate’s qualifications for the job (including a statement of permission to contact references), (b) a current curriculum vita, and (c) copies of academic transcripts; and
Arrange to have three (3) letters of reference sent directly to the search chair, Dr. Richard Cowan, via email (have them send a PDF file to email@example.com) or the following address:
Richard J. Cowan, Ph.D., NCSP, Search Committee Chair
Kent State University College of Education, Health, and Human Services
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences, 405 White Hall
P.O. Box 5190
150 Terrace Drive
Kent, OH 44242-0001
Please direct questions to Richard Cowan via phone (330-672-4450) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco is not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free<http://www.kent.edu/smoke-free>.
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Internal Number: 987995
About Kent State University
Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.