Company Name:

Rutgers- The State University of New Jersey


Piscataway, New Jersey

Approximate Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Job Category:

Assistant/Associate Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:


Date Posted:

July 1, 2019

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Assistant/Associate Professor- Pediatric Behavioral Health

School Psychology/Pediatric Behavioral Health Position at Rutgers University for Fall 2020

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 health services.

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 training (coursework and practica) and developing research in behavioral health. It is also anticipated that the successful candidate will lead efforts to increase collaboration with departments and other entities across the Rutgers campus, such as the medical school and other health professions units, and to promote training opportunities for our doctoral students within medical and related settings.

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.

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

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Please apply online, with your letter of interest, vita, and names of references at Rutgers Employment Opportunities Questions about this position can be addressed to: Susan G. Forman, Chair, Search and Screen Committee, Rutgers University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

School Psychology/Pediatric Behavioral Health Position

at Rutgers University for Fall 2020

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