Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology

Miami University

Assistant Professor
Miami University
Oxford, OH 45056

Educational Psychology: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) to teach and advise school psychology students; maintain an active research agenda; and provide service to the institution. Appointment begins in August 2024.

The School Psychology Program is NASP-approved and CAEP accredited, and offers an M.S. and Ed.S. degree in school psychology. Classes take place on the main campus of Miami University, located in the scenic college town of Oxford, approximately 45 minutes away from downtown Cincinnati and one hour away from Dayton. The program is housed in the Department of Educational Psychology which also includes graduate and undergraduate academic programs of study in Learning Sciences and Human Development, School Psychology, Special Education, Educational Technology, and Instructional Design and Technology. College of Education, Health and Society (EHS): Founded in 1902, the College of Education, Health, and Society was Miami University’s first professional school and home to Miami’s first graduate of color. CEHS continues to lead the way with the highest percentage of diverse students and faculty across the university.  The College embraces the rich opportunities available for cross-disciplinary collaboration across its six departments (Educational Leadership; Educational Psychology; Family Science and Social Work; Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Health; Sport Leadership and Management; and Teaching, Curriculum, and Educational Inquiry).

Required Qualifications: Doctorate in School Psychology or closely related field by date of appointment. Evidence of eligibility for School Psychologist certification from the Ohio Department of Education is required.

Desired Qualifications: Consideration may be given to candidates with expertise in areas such as school-based mental health, psychoeducational assessment (e.g., cognitive), and/or multi-tiered model of service delivery; evidence of strong potential for effective research and teaching; practice in the field as a school psychologist; doctorate from an APA- and/or NASP-approved doctoral training program in School Psychology; demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and prior teaching experience at the college level, including as teaching assistant.

Application Instructions: Submit a cover letter that addresses the desired qualifications and your teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and teaching evaluations, if available to

Inquiries may be addressed to either Search Co-chair: Dr. Sujay Sabnis,, or Dr. Katy Mezher, Screening of applications will begin on November 6, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

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