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School Psychology Position Announcement (Posted July 10, 2017)
The College of Education at Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure-track position at either the assistant or associate level in our School Psychology Program. If the candidate is applying at the associate level, there is the possibility of tenure at appointment for qualified applicants. Our program is APA-accredited and currently has conditional approval from NASP. The program is structured according to a scientist-practitioner model of training. The program emphasizes problem-solving and data-based decision making within multi-tiered systems of service delivery. Further, it operates from an ecological approach to supporting children and families, emphasizing cultural contexts and uniquely preparing students for school psychology practice in diverse settings. Successful candidates will demonstrate a primary focus on academic assessment and intervention in their research and teaching accomplishments. A strong history of securing external funding or potential to do so is strongly preferred. Successful candidates are expected to teach graduate-level courses, maintain an active research agenda, mentor specialist level (EdS) and doctoral (PhD) students, and actively contribute to the overall mission of the program. Candidates should hold a Doctorate in School Psychology preferably from an APA-approved graduate program with a scientist-practitioner emphasis and be certification-eligible as a school psychologist in Pennsylvania. Preferably, the candidate should be eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania.
Lehigh University is a highly competitive Doctoral/Research Extensive university of 4400 undergraduates and 1800 graduate students, located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania with easy access to New York City and Philadelphia. The College of Education is committed to enhancing and maintaining strong reciprocal relations with the largely Spanish-speaking community in which it is located. School psychology program faculty have established strong innovative research, training, and service partnerships in the Lehigh Valley and the Greater Philadelphia area, including pediatric, early intervention, and school settings. Additional information about the School Psychology Program can be found on our website: http://ed.lehigh.edu/academics/disciplines/sp.
Candidates should submit the following at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9321: 1) a cover letter, 2) statements of research interests and teaching philosophy (one statement for each), 3) a curriculum vitae, 4) three letters of reference, and 5) selected publications. Only electronic submissions will be considered. Inquiries and nominations can be directed to: Patti Manz, Ph.D., Search Committee Co-Chair, Department of Education and Human Services, College of Education, Lehigh University, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Start date is August 2018.
Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity of its community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area. Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
General information about Lehigh University can be found at: http://www.lehigh.edu. Specific information about the College of Education can be found at: http://www.coe.lehigh.edu. Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits. Information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html
LEHIGH UNIVERSITY NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT
Lehigh University seeks talented faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds. Lehigh University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status in any area, including: student admissions; scholarship or loan awards; athletic, co-curricular, recreational, or social programs; academic programs, policies, or activities; and employment and employment development. Questions and complaints about this policy should be directed to: The Provost or The Vice President for Finance and Administration, Alumni Memorial Building, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 18015.