Company Name:

Florida State University


Tallahassee, Florida

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor, School Psychology

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

August 13, 2019

School Psychology Faculty Position – Assistant Rank

Department: The Psychological and Counseling Services program in the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems at Florida State University is delighted to announce a tenure earning faculty position in the NASP approved M.S./Ed.S. School Psychology Program and the APA-accredited Combined Doctoral Program in Counseling Psychology and School Psychology. The position is at the Assistant Professor rank. We welcome you to learn more about the degree programs as highlighted in the following links: and

Responsibilities: Candidates are responsible for developing a program of research and scholarly activity in the realm of school psychology. The candidate will be expected to serve on doctoral committees and supervise student research, in addition to teaching and providing service to the program, department, college, and university.

Qualifications: Candidates for this position should have an earned doctorate from an APA-accredited and/or NASP approved doctoral program in School Psychology (or a degree program with specialization in school psychology). The program is seeking a candidate with clear expressed interest in school-psychology training, policy, and professional issues. The successful candidate will demonstrate an aptitude for conducting research, teaching and mentoring graduate students, as well as a commitment to both the Ed.S. School Psychology program and the Combined Doctoral Program in Counseling Psychology and School Psychology. We are seeking a candidate who will contribute to strengthening program quality and student recruitment, and assuring continued accreditation. The successful candidate will also demonstrate experience and evidence of quality teaching of core school psychology courses, and engagement at state and/or national levels within school-psychology professional associations. We are seeking candidates with evidence of strong scholarship and evidence of (or potential for) extramural research grant funding in an area that is consistent with school-psychology research.

Preferences: It is preferred that the candidate be licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist in Florida.

Other Information: Classified by the Carnegie Commission as a “Doctoral University: Highest Research Activity”, FSU offers 341 degree programs for approximately 42,000 students and has more than 2,400 faculty, including 6 Nobel Laureates. Faculty at FSU have garnered over $233 million in contracts and grants in 2019, and more than $5 billion over the past five years. U.S. News & World Report ranked FSU as 26th among 132 public universities nationally, and FSU is designated as a “preeminent state university” in the State of Florida. The FSU College of Education (COE) is ranked 28th out of all public COEs in the country.

Tallahassee as a community is a vibrant mid-size city with abundant opportunities – from government internships and legislative initiatives to cultural events, shopping, dining, and outdoor activities. Tallahassee is located near the Gulf Beaches of Florida and enjoys abundant sunshine and a mild winter climate.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit an online application at Review of candidates will begin 10/01/19. We urge interested candidates to submit materials as soon as possible. We will begin to interview as soon as we have a pool of qualified candidates. Transcripts, work samples (such as publications or manuscripts under review), and three letters of recommendation will be required of candidates selected for a campus interview.

Equal Employment Opportunity: An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:

Contact Information:
Lyndsay Jenkins, Ph.D., NCSP
Assistant Professor
Program Coordinator, M.S./Ed.S. School Psychology Program
Department of Educational Psychology & Learning Systems
Florida State University
1114 W. Call Street, 3210 Stone Building Tallahassee, FL 32306-4453
Phone: 850.644.9445; Fax: 850.644.8776

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