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Posting Date
August 24, 2017
Position Title
Open Rank, School Psychology
Vacancy #
Academic Affairs
Job Description

The Department of Psychology at Montclair State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in School Psychology to begin in September 2018. This position is open rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). We seek a dynamic colleague to join the collaborative core faculty who contribute to our 65-credit Specialist-Level MA Program in School Psychology. In addition, this new faculty member would be involved in our PhD Program in Clinical Psychology, which has a child/adolescent focus and offers opportunities for certification in school psychology. Area of research specialization is open. Responsibilities include teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, conducting an active research program, mentoring undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students, contributing to program development and evaluation, and providing service to the University and professional community.


Montclair State University is a public doctoral research university (R3) located approximately 30 minutes from New York City. The Psychology Department comprises more than 30 tenure-track and tenured faculty members and more than 20 active research labs. Our school psychology students receive practicum training at the department’s Psychological Services Clinic, which is housed in a new 25,000 square foot facility, featuring 24 assessment/treatment rooms equipped with state-of-the-art camera technology.


Qualifications & Requirements

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in school psychology from a NASP or APA accredited program. Applicants should be certified or eligible for certification in school psychology (e.g., state certification or NCSP credential). Applicants should be licensed or eligible for licensure as a psychologist in New Jersey.


The ideal candidate should have demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence of research productivity commensurate with experience. Experience working as a practicing school psychologist is desirable.


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Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and three recommendation letters to: Search Committee Chair,  


Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ 07043

Apply By: Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Organizational Marketing Statement:

Montclair State University

With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey’s most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education. One of four public research institutions in the state, Montclair State is designated a Research Doctoral 3 University by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.


Located 12 miles west of New York City on a 252-acre suburban campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas and striking Spanish Mission architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a highly productive, dedicated and diverse faculty and student body. 


The University’s 10 colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 18 NCAA Division III athletic teams for men and women, Montclair State offers its students a comprehensive college experience.

EEO/AA Statement:

Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity.

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