Assistant Professor – Counseling and School Psychology (School Psychology)

Department:  Counseling and School Psychology
Rank: Assistant
Specialization: School Psychology
Search # 20-020


Located in historic New Haven, a city rich in art and culture, Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good.  Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus wide commitment to social justice.  SCSU is a flourishing community of approximately 10,000 students, located less than three miles from downtown New Haven, with easy access to New York and Boston. 

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities:

Southern invites applications from individuals who believe in the mission of public higher education and are committed to outstanding teaching and scholarship.  Successful candidates will be disciplinary scholars devoted to a student-centric approach.


The Counseling and School Psychology Department in the College of Education is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in School Psychology to begin August 2020. The successful candidate will teach graduate level school psychology courses (12 credit load per semester), provide student advisement, supervise interns, pursue scholarship and a research agenda, participate in curricular and program development, collaborate with school partners, and serve on department and university committees.

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidate must hold a doctorate in school psychology or a closely related area.
  • Candidate will hold certification as a school psychologist in the state of Connecticut and national certification (NCSP) through the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) or be eligible for such.
  • Candidate professionally identifies as a school psychologist and must be committed to the professional field of school psychology as evidenced by education, teaching, professional experience, research, and professional affiliations.
  • Candidate will exhibit a commitment to social justice and working with under-represented populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

The highly qualified candidate will have an earned a doctorate in school psychology from a NASP accredited and/ or APA approved program, experience working in a public school setting, supervisory experience, knowledge of current national standards (NASP), and experience working with graduate students both as an instructor and mentor.

Application Process:

Please submit letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, all official graduate transcripts, current teaching evaluations (if available), and three letters of recommendation electronically to:  School Psychology Search Committee Chair at  For best consideration, materials should be received by Friday, October 18, 2019.  The position will remain open until filled.


SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.