Company Name:

New Mexico State University


Las Cruces, New Mexico

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

October 10, 2019

Assistant Professor - School Psychology

We are searching for a candidate to join a vibrant faculty in the College of Education at New Mexico State University. The ideal candidate will assume a nine-month, tenure-track appointment in the Counseling and Educational Psychology department, which houses a NASP accredited Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) School Psychology program and a new Ph.D. program in School Psychology. We are searching for a candidate to primarily support the Ed.S. program while also contributing to the growth of our Ph.D. program. Teach graduate and undergraduate courses. Responsibilities also include the supervision of graduate student practica and field experiences (i.e., in school and other mental health settings), research and teaching. Candidates will conduct research that contributes to NMSU/CEP research foci.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in School Psychology in hand by the time of the start date. Applicants must be licensed or license-eligible as a school psychologist in New Mexico. Graduation from an APA-accredited program and completion of an APA-accredited internship are both preferred for applicants. Applicants should provide evidence of an active research program that includes a strong focus on diversity, social justice, under-served populations, and mental health disparities that can enrich scholarship in these areas. New professionals should include a statement that details their vision for the development of an active research program.

We are seeking a candidate at the rank of assistant professor. We are committed to attracting candidates with a demonstrated interest in cultural and personal diversity as it relates to the practice of school psychology. Candidates should have demonstrated success in working with culturally diverse populations and effective collaboration across distinct academic program areas. Candidates with supervision experience are preferred. The candidate’s teaching, scholarship and service should enhance the department’s areas of strength. Applications from individuals who add to the cultural and/or linguistic diversity of the department are encouraged to apply. Further, we are seeking candidates with demonstrated professional involvement in NASP or APA.

Cover letter; curriculum vita; statement of research and teaching interests and supervisory philosophy; and the names and contact information of three references.

For more information on NMSU and the CEP department go to: Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Anna Lopez, Search Committee Chair, via email: or phone: 575-646-5753.

NMSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Offer of employment is contingent upon verification of individual’s eligibility for employment in the United States. All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal law, state law, and NMSU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a criminal history check.

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