Assistant Professor, School-Clinical Child Psychology Program

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Work type: Faculty Full-time
Department: Ferkauf School of Psychology
Location: Resnick Campus, 1165 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY
Categories: Education/Teaching

Position Summary:

The Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University is seeking to fill an Assistant Professor position in the School-Clinical Child Psychology Program. The position is a 9-month tenure-track faculty line beginning in September 2024. We are looking for an outstanding candidate with training and scholarship in school psychology to join the faculty of our secular program that is committed to inclusivity and affirming of diverse identities.

Position Responsibilities:  The position will involve: (a) research/scholarship in a substantive area related to school psychology, (b) graduate teaching in areas of expertise, (c) supervision of doctoral research and (d) related program responsibilities.
Experience & Education Background:
  • Applicants with graduate teaching and advising, school-based experience and a strong record of research productivity and potential for external funding are sought.
  • Priority will be given to those with doctoral training in school psychology with scholarship and expertise in addressing the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse youth in school and clinical settings.
    • Specifically, research focused on culturally-responsive practices; promoting equity and reducing educational and mental health disparities, evidence-based academic and behavioral interventions; and system-wide prevention and intervention models is preferred.
Skills & Competencies: The candidate should be a licensed psychologist or license eligible in New York State.
Application Instructions:

Interested applicants please submit ALL of the following. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. 

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Candidates who advance beyond an initial round will be asked to provide a Research Statement and Statement of Teaching Philosophy (with teaching evaluations if available).

Salary Range: $80,000 - $127,500
About Us:

The Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology is located on Yeshiva University's Resnick Campus approximately 7 miles from Manhattan, New York.  The School-Clinical Child Program is an APA-accredited and NASP-approved Doctor of Psychology Program. Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology offers three APA-accredited doctoral programs: Clinical PsyD, School-Clinical Child PsyD and Clinical PhD with an emphasis on Health Psychology, as well as an MA in Mental Health Counseling and MS in Marriage and Family Therapy. The Max and Celia Parnes Family Psychological and Psychoeducational Services Clinic is the training center of the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology and offers low-cost, state-of-the-art mental health services for children, adolescents, adults, couples and families in the Bronx and the Greater New York City area, especially those who cannot otherwise afford or access these services within the community.  

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.   

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together. 

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. 

Equal Employment Opportunity: Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


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