• Psychology, Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor

    Posted Date 5 months ago(11/16/2018 9:24 AM)
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    Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience.
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  • College/Department Overview

    The Department of Psychology offers graduate training at the specialist level [MA in Psychology] in School Psychology. Preference will be given to applicants with a background in School Psychology and Behavioral Analysis. This program was designed to meet state and national standards with specialized courses pertinent to School Psychologists. The ideal School Psychology candidate would hold a doctorate in School Psychology or a related field and possess the NCSP [Nationally Certified School Psychologist] or be NCSP-eligible with several years' experience serving as a School Psychologist in a school setting. Primary responsibilities include teaching graduate (master’s level) courses in specialty areas and other service courses such as Introductory Psychology and Careers in Psychology, as needed. Additional responsibilities include supervision, serving on committees, scholarship, and advisement. 

    Position Overview

    Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook. Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. This position is a full-time, tenure-track position.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    Primary responsibilities include teaching graduate (Master's level) courses in School Psychology and specialty areas and other service courses such as Introductory Psychology, Careers, and Statistics as needed. Additional responsibilities include involving students in research, serving on committees, and advisement. UCO is a metropolitan university with a focus on undergraduate education and scholarship.

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval).

    NOTE: If the doctorate is not obtained and submitted by the time of employment, the position rank will change to TT-Instructor.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    The successful candidate will have teaching experience and a record of scholarship.


    Training and research in School Psychology, neuroscience, learning & behavior and cognitive psychology.

    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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