General Information

Chapman University seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of
School Psychology in the Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies starting August 2023.

Chapman University is a
nationally-ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern
California's most diverse and vibrant regions. The University achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher
Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities and is ranked as #121 among Best National Universities by US News
and World Report (2022). Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools
and colleges, including Attallah College of Educational Studies. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an
environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. More information about Chapman University is available at www.chapman.edu.

The Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies, whose
educator preparation programs are accredited nationally by CAEP and regionally accredited by WASC, offers undergraduate and graduate
(master's, specialist, PhD) programs in integrated educational studies, leadership, teacher education, disability studies, school
counseling, and school psychology. Attallah College is deeply committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching, providing students with
personalized and rigorous educational experiences involving mentoring and collaborative research. More information on our programs is
available at www.chapman.edu/education.

The Counseling and School
Psychology (CSP) programs recognize the need to prepare school psychology professionals who are forward thinking and who envision the world
of education in new and innovative ways. We are committed to providing Chapman University graduates with a dynamic and intellectually
challenging education that focuses on student advocacy, mental health in the schools, and application of the NASP model of practice. More
information is available at: https://www.chapman.edu/education/graduate/school-psychology.aspx.

Chapman University is dedicated to enhancing
diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is
available at www.chapman.edu/diversity.


Required Qualifications

  • Earned
    doctorate (Ph.D./Ed.D./Psy.D.) in school psychology or related fields from an accredited institution by the start of employment.
  • Demonstrated potential for effective teaching of at the graduate level (master's, specialist, Ph.D.) courses related to school psychology
    and mental health topics.
  • Familiarity with the NASP model of practice.
  • Demonstrated potential to effectively conduct
    research and scholarly activities, including the potential to obtain external funding for research activities.
  • Demonstrated
    ability to build beneficial and productive working relationships within the university and public education communities.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise school psychology fieldwork as necessary.
  • Expertise and facility with technology, including
    remote instruction.
  • CA credential (or equivalent) in school psychology.
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional
    experience in the practice of school psychology.
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural
    competence in education and must be willing to contribute to the University Diversity and Inclusion plan.


  • Ability to teach courses across CSP program courses (i.e., school counseling, school psychology, clinical
    counseling) as needed.
  • Active engagement in providing professional development to practicing school psychologists.
  • Active involvement in state and national professional organizations.
  • Ability to mentor doctoral students.
  • Expertise
    to teach courses specific to RTI/MTSS, research, and quantitative statistics.
  • CA licensure or eligibility for licensure as a
    Clinical Psychologist, Educational Psychologist, LPCC, MFT, or LCSW.
  • Experience with development and implementation of
    innovative clinical and school psychology programs.
  • Ability to design and implement program and course assessment tools.
  • Experience serving and/or teaching in underserved communities.
  • Ability to build beneficial and productive working
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaboration.


The successful candidate will teach, advise, and mentor students across the Counseling
and School Psychology (CSP) Programs, particularly those in the School Psychology track . These programs prepare students to effectively
serve as school psychologists, counselors, and school counselors in a range of organizations, collaborating with individuals, families,
communities, and schools toward an inclusive, equitable, and just world. This is a full-time, tenure track position that requires work to be
performed in the State of California and has in-person teaching responsibilities and required on-campus availability at Chapman's Orange

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach school psychology, counseling, and professional clinical counselor courses. Current
    course descriptions are available at https://catalog.chapman.edu.
  • Pursue line(s) of research/publication related to school psychology, counseling, and/or mental health.
  • Stay informed of research
    and cutting edge practices in the field of school psychology, clinical counseling, supervision, and mental health.
  • Actively
    contribute as an integral member of the school counseling and school psychology faculty in the ongoing development, implementation, and
    assessment of the overall program and its curriculum.
  • Actively participate in the continuing education of school counselors,
    clinical counselors and/or school psychologists through presentations at conferences, school district partnerships, and local professional
  • Provide academic advising and professional mentorship to school counseling and school psychology students and
  • Actively participate in the design, implementation, and interpretation of assessment systems that evaluate the efficacy
    of the school psychology program.
  • Perform service to the college and greater university as expected of a tenure track/tenured
    faculty member.

Contact Information

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to electronically

  • Chapman University faculty employment application
  • Cover letter detailing qualifications related to the
    position description
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., course evaluations, syllabi,
    presentations, letters of recommendation, etc.)
  • Evidence of research and scholarly activities
  • Contact information
    for three professional references to:

Dr. Anna Abdou, aabdou@chapman.edu

Committee Chair

c/o: Hilary Anderson, Search Coordinator, hilanderson@chapman.edu

Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies


Please use "School Psychology Assistant/Associate Professor" as the email subject line. Direct inquiries to Hilary
Anderson Search Coordinator, at hilanderson@chapman.edu.

Application review will begin
November 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. This position is
contingent on final budget approval. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.

Download a copy
of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.

Chapman University is an
equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community.
The University is dedicated to
enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, gender expression, national origin,
ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition,
military and veteran status, marital status,
pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.
The University is committed to achieving
a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Chapman University, One University
Drive, Orange, CA 92866 Human Resources Department