Assistant Professor of School Psychology

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Tenure StatusNon-TenureRankAssistant ProfessorTerm Length10 MonthsTerminal one year contractNoPosition StatusFull TimePosition TitleAssistant Professor of School PsychologyCampusNorth ShoreIf other, please specifyPosition Summary

The National College of Education of National Louis University (NLU) is pleased to announce its search for an assistant professor of School Psychology and seeks nominations and applications. This is a full-time, renewable non-tenure track position beginning September 1, 2019. Funds to support a supplemental summer stipend beginning July 1, 2019 are also available.

The School Psychology Program is one of three NASP-accredited programs in the dynamic Chicago area. Our student body is racially and ethnically diverse with more than 40% of students from under-represented demographic groups. The Program itself focuses on preparing school psychologists in contemporary roles as problem solvers who use direct and indirect research-based interventions to improve outcomes for all students, especially those at risk for poor life outcomes.

The Assistant Clinical Professor will take a leadership role in developing and supporting clinical field experiences, including practica and internships for Ed.S students in School Psychology, teach courses in the School Psychology Program, advise and direct Ed.S.. students, and provide service to the School Psychology profession and the National College of Education. The successful candidate will teach 24 SH of courses each year. Possible courses include school-family partnerships, consultation, behavioral health and research methods. This is a full-time faculty appointment, although consideration may be given to highly qualified part-time applicants


We are seeking a team-oriented, collaborative colleague with school-based experience in delivering high-quality contemporary school psychology services in PK-12 settings.
Required qualifications include:

1)A doctorate in School Psychology – with priority given to graduates of APA- and/or NASP-approved School Psychology programs
2)Candidates must hold a license in School Psychology or be license-eligible through the Illinois State Board of Education
3)Experience in meeting the academic, behavioral and social emotional needs of schools, teachers, parents, and students through research-based practices.
4)Demonstrated skill in supervision of field based school psychology practicum students and interns
5)Demonstrated experience in MTSS service delivery in PK-12 settings

Preferred candidates will have a record of excellent teaching skills at the university level, strong clinical experience working with school-aged clients, preferably within school settings, strong clinical supervision and mentorship skills to EdS and doctoral students and K-12 school psychology practitioners, and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with field supervisors across the region. Additionally, preference will be given to candidates who have:

1)Nationally Certified School Psychology (NCSP) status.
2)A Board Certificate in Behavior Analysis (BCBA)
3)Experience in Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) or other behavior support service delivery models
4)A professional psychologist license or an LCPC

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Posting NumberFAC199Number of Vacancies1Desired Start DateOpen Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions Summary

Applications will be reviewed starting May 15, for prompt consideration, please submit on or before May 15.

Inquiries may be sent to Mark R. Shinn, Ph.D., and Jennifer Cooper, Ph.D. Co- Chairs, School Psychology Search Committee at [email protected] and [email protected]

Applications must include:
•A letter detailing your qualifications and alignment to the job description,
•Curriculum Vitae
•Unofficial transcript
•Sample of written work
•Three letters of recommendation preferred or names and contact information of three references

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    Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Transcript A
    Optional Documents
    1. Letter of Recommendation 1
    2. Letter of Recommendation 2
    3. Letter of Recommendation 3
    4. Transcript B
    5. Transcript C
    6. Other (Licenses, Certifications, Etc.)
    7. Writing Sample




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    Posted: 6/12/2019
    Application Due: 8/6/2019
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