Assistant Professor in Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education
Michigan State University College of Education
United States

Assistant Professor-FixedTerm

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Counseling, Educ Psych & Spec Educ 10014204
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Advising/Counseling, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union, Remote-Friendly

Position Summary

The Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education at Michigan State University is excited to announce a full-time, clinical faculty (fixed-term) position within the School Psychology program area. This is a full-time, renewable, 12-month position. The selected individual will serve as the Director of Clinical Training within the School Psychology program and teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to school psychology. The MSU School Psychology program includes a robust group of 7 full-time, tenure-track and 1 full-time clinical faculty members. Programs include the APA-accredited doctoral program and NASP approved EdS program. The CEPSE department is committed to the study of human learning and development across the life span. CEPSE faculty and students bring an important array of conceptual, technical and therapeutic perspectives to the study of learning in a wide variety of contexts. The department values the contribution of all its members and offers an established process for promotion of fixed-term faculty. The School Psychology Program at Michigan State University prepares school psychologists to work with educators, children, youth, and families to promote individuals’ learning and development across multiple settings. Commitment to the provision of school and community- based mental health services across diverse contexts and with diverse learners is a top priority.
 
The primary responsibilities of the individual will include:
• Directing clinical training within the School Psychology program. The DCT role includes
         o Oversight of doctoral internship preparation and the associated course sequence, with mentoring and teaching responsibilities across the fall, spring, and summer semesters.
         o Service as the primary contact person within the program for the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) internship program.
         o Building and maintaining relationships with field-based supervisors and securing practicum placements for educational specialist and doctoral students within the School Psychology program. Necessary time and support for establishing a professional network will be provided as needed.
         o Collaborating with school psychology faculty in graduate clinical training.
         o Working with the Program Director to support accountability for training goals and outcomes associated with APA accreditation and NASP approval.
• Maintaining a teaching load of approximately 4-5 courses per year (average of 1-3 courses per semester in fall, spring, and summer).
• Providing mentorship to students, engaging in service to the school psychology programs, the CEPSE department and College of Education, and larger community and profession.
 
Successful candidates will demonstrate expertise in assessment, prevention and intervention, and collaboration and consultation within and outside of schools. Attention to detail and strong time management skills are a must. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -School of Psychology

Minimum Requirements

1. Earned doctorate in School Psychology from an APA-accredited program
2. Licensed psychologist in Michigan (or license-eligible)
3. Experience mentoring students and/or more junior professionals
4. Experience with undergraduate and/or graduate-level teaching
5. Effective oral, written, and interpersonal skills
6. Commitment to collegiality and effective collaboration with other faculty within the School Psychology program, CEPSE Department, and College of Education.

Desired Qualifications

1. Experience supervising school psychology practicum students and/or interns
2. Experience completing and/or advising students through the APPIC Match process
3. Credentialed as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP)
4. Expertise in all or some of the following: social justice, multiculturalism, biological bases of behavior, and clinical case conceptualization
5. Experience practicing psychology in school and non-school settings

Required Application Materials

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and mentoring philosophy, contact information for three (3) professional references, and graduate transcripts if within three (3) years of earned doctoral degree.

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/

Special Instructions

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and mentoring philosophy, contact information for three (3) professional references, and graduate transcripts if within three (3) years of earned doctoral degree.

Review of Applications Begins On

05/11/2022

Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.

Website

https://education.msu.edu/cepse/

Department Statement

The CEPSE department is committed to the study of human learning and development across the life span. CEPSE faculty and students bring an important array of conceptual, technical and therapeutic perspectives to the study of learning in a wide variety of contexts. The department values the contribution of all its members and offers an established process for promotion of fixed-term faculty. The School Psychology Program at Michigan State University prepares school psychologists to work with educators, children, youth, and families to promote individuals’ learning and development across multiple settings. Commitment to the provision of school and community-based mental health services across diverse contexts and with diverse learners is a top priority.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: May 2, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 2, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

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