Visiting Assistant Professor of School Psychology

Vermillion, South Dakota
Jun 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The School Psychology Program in the School of Education at The University of South Dakota is pleased to announce a Visiting Assistant or Associate professor position for our NASP-accredited Ed.S. and Ph.D. programs. Primary responsibilities include teaching graduate courses, providing advising and dissertation direction, supervising practicum students, and preparing research for publication in peer-reviewed journals. Additional teaching assignments may be made based on professional and academic background and the needs of the Division. Faculty members are expected to make contributions in teaching, research, and service, and first and foremost to mentor students in and out of the classroom. An earned doctorate, or completed by August 21, 2017, in School Psychology is required. Preference will be given to those graduating from NASP or APA accredited programs. Applicant must show evidence of accomplishments or strong potential for success in teaching, research leading to publication, grant writing, and professional service. Preference will be given to candidates who are eligible for licensure as a psychologist in South Dakota. Candidates with a diverse background are encouraged to apply. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. This is a nine-month, term appointment.  The University of South Dakota is a comprehensive; liberal arts based state institution with an enrollment over 10,000 students. Basic and professional programs are available in the School of Education, School of Business, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, College of Fine Arts, and the College of Arts and Sciences. The School of Education is organized into four basic Divisions: Curriculum and Instruction; Educational Leadership; Counseling and Psychology in Education; and Kinesiology & Sport Management. Graduate work is available through the doctorate in several program areas. The Education unit is accredited/approved by NCATE, NCA, CACREP, NASP, and the South Dakota Department of Education. The University of South Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply.