The School Psychology Program, in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, at Rutgers University invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track appointment, at the rank of assistant or associate professor, for Fall 2020. Our APA-accredited and NASP- approved Psy.D. program prepares students to provide school psychological services that are evidence-based, culturally-responsive, collaborative, and coordinated with other educational and organizational practices. In recognition of the importance of coordinated, integrated behavioral and mental health care and the link between health problems, mental health problems, and learning, we seek candidates interested in sustaining and expanding our current initiatives in these areas. Specifically, we seek candidates with a focused interest in developing doctoral coursework and practica, developing research opportunities in behavioral health, and increasing collaboration with departments and entities across the Rutgers campus, such as the medical school and other health professions. It is also anticipated that the successful candidate will lead efforts to promote training opportunities for our doctoral students within medical and related settings. Rutgers University – New Brunswick/Piscataway is a leading national research university and member of the American Association of Universities, a highly selective organization comprised of 62 leading research universities in North America. Rutgers is also a member of the Big 10 and its academic consortium, the Committee on Institutional Cooperation. Aligned with Rutgers – New Brunswick/Piscataway is Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, New Jersey's academic health center which provides an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology houses doctoral programs in School Psychology and Clinical Psychology, and is recognized for excellence in the education and training of professional psychologists. More information on the School Psychology Program can be found at http://gsappweb.rutgers.edu/programs/school/.
Minimum Education and Experience:
PhD and experience in working with doctoral students.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Candidates are expected to have demonstrated effective teaching in an area relevant to provision of psychological services for children and adolescents or school psychology, along with a documented program of research in one or more of the following areas: a) child and adolescent behavioral health; b) pediatric school psychology; c) systems approaches to psychological service delivery for children and adolescents; and d) child and adolescent health disparities and differential access to high quality care. It is expected that the successful candidate will also be eligible for psychology licensure in New Jersey and will exhibit a commitment and ability to prepare students to work with individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds. We strongly encourage applicants who would enhance the diversity of our faculty.
Posting Number: 19FA1593
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 91201
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.