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Faculty Opportunities

Date: 04-19-2021

Fordham University
Graduate School of Education
Programs in School Psychology

Position: Assistant Professor of School Psychology (Tenure Track)

Primary responsibilities for this position include teaching in the Master's, Advanced Certificate, and the APA-accredited PhD Programs in School Psychology. The successful applicant will also be expected to establish and maintain a comprehensive agenda of research and scholarship in the area of integrated behavioral health, with particular attention to intervention services for children who are ethnic minority and historically underrepresented in healthcare and school systems. The candidate will also be expected to provide effective mentorship to promote graduate students’ professional competence, skill development, and research, including doctoral dissertations; contribute to initiatives and activities in the division and university, and pursue external funding for research, teaching, and service. Furthermore, given our multicultural emphasis, applicants should possess a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate from an APA­ accredited program in school psychology
  • Commitment to diversity and excellence in graduate preparation;
  • Established record of (or demonstrated ability to establish) a comprehensive and sustained agenda of research, scholarship, and grants in culturally-relevant school psychology, and prevention;
  • Competence to make major contributions to instruction of graduate-level courses in consultation and counseling.
  • Skills to serve as an academic adviser and research mentor for graduate students;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and students across the college and university;
  • Potential to provide service to schools, professional associations, and other agencies;
  • Must hold licensure as a psychologist in New York.

Preference will be given to candidates who also have:

  • Strong evidence of scholarly writing for publications and/or grant proposal writing;
  • Competence in teaching a division-wide course in the biological bases of human behavior;
  • Evidence of success in prior graduate instruction, program development, student mentoring, and dissertation advisement;
  • Experience with instructional technology applications and distance delivery methods for graduate education;
  • Successful outreach activities with educational and other agencies and service to national school psychology associations.

For more information contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Yi Ding, Program Director.

To Apply: Submit letter of intent, curriculum vita, statement of current, future research plans, and names and contact information of three references. Materials should be sent to: yding4@fordham.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Position begins September 2020.

The School Psychology Program at Fordham University is a part of the NCATE-accredited Graduate School of Education. Located in Manhattan, the program is committed to addressing educational issues that arise in a diverse community of people ranging from the economically disadvantaged to the wealthy. It is a large community that demands many varied psychological and educational services and requires sensitivity and understanding of the special needs of those whose cultural backgrounds and/or language skills make their receiving quality education a challenge.

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Located in Manhattan and Westchester County, Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education is committed to urban education and to increasing faculty diversity.  Fordham’s Graduate School of Education is NCATE accredited and the School Psychology programs are nationally recognized by the National Association for School Psychology and by the American Psychological Association. Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,500 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. Fordham University is an independent Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes men and women of all backgrounds. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.