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Assistant Professor in School Psychology

Faculty Posting Date: November 3, 2017

To Apply: apply.interfolio.com/46712

The Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education in Duquesne University's School of Education has a new opportunity to fill a tenure-track faculty position in School Psychology at the Assistant Professor level. Salary and terms of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and will include a 12-month salary, vacation, and benefits package.


Candidates are expected to teach at the graduate level in our APA accredited PhD and PsyD programs; some course work in the masters program may be required. Instruction is typically face-to-face however online formats are welcomed. Advisement for masters and doctoral students, collaboration with colleagues, and demonstration of excellence in research that enhances the reputation of the Department and School is expected.

Duquesne University's School of Education faculty share a distinct identity manifested through Educational Leadership, Scholarship for Schools and a Spiritan tradition of caring. The School Psychology Program houses two nationally accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA), National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Duquesne University is a private university that serves nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is located on an attractive campus on a bluff within blocks of Downtown Pittsburgh. To learn more about Duquesne University, please visit our website at www.duq.edu.


Candidates should have earned a doctoral degree in school psychology. The specific area of research is open, however we welcome applicants with expertise in urban issues and/or those who bring perspectives from working with students in the schools. Graduates from an APA accredited program and who are licensed or licensed eligible are preferred. Additionally, university teaching and/or leadership experience will be viewed positively.


Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.

Appointment begins July 1, 2018. Applicants should submit: a) a letter of application reflecting qualifications and interests; b) a curriculum vitae; c) transcripts of academic work; d) sample publications; and e) at least three letters of recommendation. Application review will begin December 3rd and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates for this position should submit all application materials to the attention of Dr. Tammy Hughes, Chair of the Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education at apply.interfolio.com/46712.

Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.