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Associate Professor of School Psychology

Apply now Job no: 509007
Position type: Faculty
Location: New York
Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Administrative/Professional, Education/Instructional, Research

Teachers College, Columbia University seeks applicants for a tenure-track or tenured associate professor in our APA and NASP accredited School Psychology Ph.D. and Ed.M. programs. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. 

The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in School Psychology or a related field from an APA-Accredited program, a sustained record of scholarly publications in refereed journals, prior graduate teaching experience, and eligibility for licensure as a psychologist in New York. In addition, successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting inclusion and multicultural competence and will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.  Area of research expertise is open, but we are particularly interested in applicants who have expertise in any of the following areas: (a) academic skill interventions, (b) systems-focused mental health promotion programs, (c) early childhood practice, or (d) neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessment. An explicit commitment to diversity and to advancing understanding and outcomes for underrepresented groups, and once tenured a willingness to rotate and assume the responsibilities of Director of Clinical Training (DCT) for the Ph.D. program is also expected. The typical teaching load is two courses per semester. A variety of courses are available, and there are opportunities to supervise assessment practica as part of the courseload as well.

Located in the New York City, Teachers College is consistently ranked as one of the top schools of education in the nation in U.S. News. The School Psychology Ph.D. and Ed.M. programs utilize a scientist-practitioner model that places a high value on applied research and evidence-based clinical skill acquisition. Our Ph.D. graduates work in leadership roles in a range of research and clinical settings that serve culturally and linguistically diverse children and youth. Our Ed.M. graduates work as school psychologists or enter doctoral programs in applied psychology. Clinical training occurs in a state-of-the-art interdisciplinary campus clinic, the Dean Hope Center for Educational and Psychological Services, as well as through practica in partnership schools and externship sites in the NYC metropolitan area. Many Ed.M. students also obtain behavior analyst credentials through a special ABA track in the program. 

To apply, please submit the following: (a) a letter of intent that includes a statement of current and future research plans, (b) a curriculum vitae, (c) reprints of three publications, and (d) evidence of teaching effectiveness, to our online application system here:


In addition, please ask 3 references to submit recommendation letters to SchoolPsychSearch@tc.columbia.edu 

All questions should be sent to Dr. Benjamin Lovett (BL2799@tc.Columbia.edu), chair of the search committee.

Teachers College is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community and to providing equal opportunity in employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or gender expression), religion, creed, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.


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