School Psychology/Pediatric Behavioral Health Position Rutgers The State University of New Jersey Department of GSAPP - School Psychology United States

School Psychology/Pediatric Behavioral Health Position



Recruitment/Posting Title           

School Psychology/Pediatric Behavioral Health Position


Department       GSAPP - School Psychology


Salary    Open


Posting Summary            


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 organizational practices.

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

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



Minimum Education and Experience      


PhD and experience in working with doctoral students.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities             


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.

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Posting Details


Posting Number               19FA1593

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Campus                Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Home Location Campus                Busch (RU-New Brunswick)

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All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

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    Cover Letter/Letter of Application

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    Curriculum Vitae

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