Assistant Professor of School Psychology

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Education/Instructional
Department:18080000 - ED-SPED SPECIAL EDUCATION

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Job Description:

The University of Florida is currently accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of School Psychology. Applicants should be highly promising scholars with strong methodological skills; a record of, or strong potential for, procuring external funding; and the ability and drive to network with others in studying complex educational problems.

This 9-month faculty appointment will begin August 2018 and include the possibility of summer employment. Salary is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position provides a negotiable start-up package that may include reduced initial teaching, advising, and service loads, moving expenses, computer and technology resources, and a graduate research assistant. The School Psychology Program is housed within the School of Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies. The school’s faculty are national leaders in generating more than $40 million in funded projects providing for excellent opportunities for collaboration and support for research and scholarly productivity.

Responsibilities May Include:

  • Scholarship commensurate with expectations of tenure-track faculty at a leading research university
  • Pursuit of external funding in collaboration with colleagues within and outside the College of Education
  • Active participation and collaboration with faculty colleagues and graduate students
  • Advising and mentoring graduate students
  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses
  • Supervising field-based practicum and internship
  • Service to the school, college, university, and profession
Advertised Salary:

Salary is negotiable, competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Doctorate in school psychology or closely related field, preferably from an APA-accredited program.
Ability to conduct research, supervise graduate student research and field-based experiences, and teach graduate courses in an APA-accredited and NCATE/NASP-approved School Psychology Program.

Preferred Qualifications: Specific areas of research and teaching specialization are open, but preferably include interests in the delivery of evidence-based behavioral and/or academic interventions, school-based consultation, or psychoeducational assessment. Preferred candidates should have an established record of research, scholarship, and extramural funding.
Candidates with experience with children and youth in educational settings and eligibility for certification and/or licensure in Florida are preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should send: (1) a letter of application addressing required and desired qualifications, (2) curriculum vita (CV), (3) sample publications, and (4) contact information for three references who will be contacted and asked to send a letter of recommendation through the online application system.

Inquiries about the position can be addressed to Dr. John H. Kranzler ( To ensure full consideration application materials should be submitted by November 3, 2017. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and hiring authority.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution. The selection process will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of Florida’s “Government in the Sunshine” and Public Records laws. Search Committee meetings and interviews are open to the public and all applications, resumes, and other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection.

Final candidates will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credentialing Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

Health Assessment Required: No


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