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Assistant Professor in School Psychology (Tenure-Eligible)

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant Professor in School Psychology (Tenure-Eligible)
Requisition Number FE03135
Working Title Professor of School Psychology
Department Name 8G030:Educational, School and Counseling Psych
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education
Earned Ph.D. in School Psychology or closely related field, such as Child Clinical Psychology
Required Related Experience
Evidence of successful teaching and ability to effectively mentor and supervise graduate level students in research and clinical responsibilities.
Required License/Registration/Certification
Preference will be given to candidates who are certified school psychologists and licensed psychologists or license-eligible in Kentucky.
Job Summary
The Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-eligible, in School Psychology to begin August 16, 2023. Please visit our program’s website at: http://education.uky.edu/EDP/content/school-psych-overview for information about the School Psychology Program. You are eligible for a generous benefits package as a University of Kentucky faculty member with diverse rewards, focusing on your total well-being. Additional information and updates to benefits can be found at: https://www.uky.edu/hr/benefits

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach graduate courses such as social-emotional assessment, cognitive assessment, systems-level services, and/or school consultation; provide clinical supervision and practicum training to graduate students. Mentor Educational Specialist and doctoral students, supervise dissertations, and provide professional service. Maintain an active research program with potential for and evidence of seeking extramural funding.

Application review begins September 12, 2022. Applications should include:
  • A letter of application describing their appropriateness for the position including their research, teaching, mentoring, and potential social justice advocacy experience (upload under Cover Letter);
  • Candidate statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion (upload under Specific Request 1);
  • Current curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita);
  • Two representative publications (upload under Specific Request 2); and
  • The names and contact information for at least three professional references when prompted in the application.

Appointment for this 9-month position is contingent upon funding. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Ideal candidates will provide evidence of excellence in teaching, clinical training, and clinical supervision of doctoral level graduate students and a strong record of research.
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.



As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.



Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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