Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in School Psychology at Lehigh University

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Ethan Van Norman

Aug 26, 2021, 10:10:01 AMAug 26
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Please see the attached ad for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in School Psychology at Lehigh University to begin August 2022. The successful candidate will have expertise in school-based mental health. Please direct all questions to the chair of the search, me, backchannel at erv...@lehigh.edu. Review of applications will begin Oct 1st 2021. The text of the ad is also copied in the email below







School Psychology Position Announcement


The College of Education at Lehigh University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant level in our School Psychology Program. Our program is APA accredited and NASP approved. 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 school-based mental health in their research and teaching accomplishments. The candidate will contribute to an interdisciplinary, college-wide certificate program focused on social, emotional, and behavioral wellness (information about the certificate is available at https://ed.lehigh.edu/academics/certificates/social-emotional-behavioral-wellness-certificate). Successful candidates are expected to teach graduate-level courses, maintain an active research agenda, which includes securing external funding, mentoring specialist-level (Ed.S.) and doctoral (Ph.D.) students, and actively contribute to the overall mission of the program. It is also expected that the successful candidate was trained using a scientist-practitioner model.


Candidates must hold a Doctorate in School Psychology or related field (e.g., Clinical Child Psychology) from an APA-accredited graduate program. The candidate must be certification-eligible as a school psychologist in Pennsylvania. The candidate should be licensed or licensed eligible in Pennsylvania. Candidates who have or are in the process of completing supervised post-doctoral hours towards licensure are especially encouraged to apply.    


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/19294 1) a cover letter, 2) statement of research interests and accomplishments, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) statement on diversity, 5) a curriculum vitae, 6) selected publications, and 7) contact information for three individuals who will write letters of reference for candidates invited to interview for the position. 


Only electronic submissions will be considered.  Inquiries and nominations can be directed to: Ethan R. Van Norman, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Department of Education and Human Services, College of Education, Lehigh University, email: erv...@lehigh.edu

Review of applications will begin October 1st 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Start date is August 2022.


Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Lehigh University is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse academic community and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering  http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/ and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award.  Additional information about Lehigh’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/.  Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at: https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty. Learn more about Dual Career Assistance at: https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/dualcareer.html.


Ethan R. Van Norman 
Associate Professor - School Psychology 
Provost Approved AD School Psychology Assistant Professor Lehigh.docx
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