Yeshiva University — Assistant Professor- Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology

Assistant Professor- Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology

Job No: 494126
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 2021.We are looking for an outstanding candidate with training and scholarship in either school or clinical child psychology.

Position Responsibilities:
The position will involve: (a) research/scholarship in a substantive area related to school psychology or child and adolescent psychology, (b) graduate teaching in areas of expertise, (c) supervision of doctoral research and (d) related program responsibilities.

Experience & Educational 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 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. Ferkauf encourages applications from women, Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), protected persons and others committed to a diverse community that expands our teaching and research mission. The candidate should be a licensed psychologist or license eligible in New York State.

Application Instructions:
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About Us:
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. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

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