Assistant Professor of School Psychology (Non-Tenure)

Wheeling, Cook County
Jul 15, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Position Summary:

The Assistant Professor of School Psychology (Non-Tenure Track) will focus on evidence-based positive behavior or Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) and social emotional learning (SEL) including screening and assessment, preventive school-wide contributions to school climate and safety, classroom behavior management, and multi-tiered systems of support. Interests in parent training and intensive interventions for persons with severe disabilities are desirable. He/she will also be responsible to:

  • Teach interdisciplinary courses in social-emotional/behavioral assessment, preventive and positive behavior support from the level of the school, the classroom, and for individual students with more severe behavior needs, and relevant practicum.
  • Engage in an active program of scholarship related to these areas of expertise.
  • Compete for private, and state and federal grants in the area of Positive Behavior Support and Social Emotional Learning.
  • Advise School Psychology graduate students and contribute to the support of prospective educators within the College.
  • Contribute to School Psychology program development and management.
  • Contribute to institutional, community, state, and national service.

Applicants with experience participating in and/or obtaining personnel preparation or research grants in this area would be viewed positively.

Required Qualifications:

We are seeking a colleague with exceptional expertise in meeting the behavioral and social emotional needs of schools, teachers, parents, and students through evidence-based practices. Evidence of excellence in teaching and an active program of scholarship related to one or more of these areas of expertise is expected as well as:

  • A doctorate in School Psychology is preferred with priority given to graduates of APA- and NASP-approved School Psychology programs and applicants who possess National
  • Certification School Psychology (NCSP) status. However, applicants with doctoral training in Special Education or Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) will be considered.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills;
  • Advanced written, verbal and presentation skills; and
  • Demonstrated commitment to highest quality student service.
  • Candidates in the Post-Doctoral stages of their degree program are welcome to apply