The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) at Rutgers University–New Brunswick invites applications for a full-time associate professor tenure-track faculty position in the School Psychology Department. Applications for an assistant professor level will also be considered. The selected individual will advise graduate students, supervise doctoral dissertations, engage in an active, applied research program, contribute service to the department/university/profession, and teach graduate courses related to diversity, service delivery, assessment, and/or research methodology included within our required course sequence in our APA-accredited, NASP-approved School Psychology Program. 


Rutgers University, New Brunswick is a research-intensive university. As such, desirable applicants will have strong methodological skills and a developing or established record of excellence in applied research consistent with an early or mid-career scholar, as demonstrated through multiple, peer-reviewed articles published in relevant fields. The applicant would also demonstrate promise for securing external funding, as shown through evidence of submitted grant proposals. Specific areas of research are open, although preference will be given to faculty with a strong interest and expertise in culturally, racially, and/or linguistically-diverse initiatives and practices which serve to enhance equity and inclusion in school and related contexts. Specific areas of expertise may also include culturally responsive assessment and intervention practices or culturally-informed research methodologies. We are a community of scholars devoted to scholarly excellence and creating a learning and research environment that seeks diverse perspectives and fosters inclusion and equity. Thus, we encourage applications from individuals who will add to the diversity of our department.

Rutgers University – New Brunswick/Piscataway is a leading national research university and member of the American Association of Universities, a highly selective organization comprised of 62 leading research universities in North America. Rutgers is also a member of the Big 10 and its academic consortium, the Committee on Institutional Cooperation. Aligned with Rutgers – New Brunswick/Piscataway is Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, New Jersey’s academic health center which provides an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) houses doctoral programs (i.e., School Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Organizational Psychology) and masters programs (e.g., Applied Psychology, Multi-tiered Systems of Support, Applied Behavior Analysis). GSAPP has a threefold mission of education, research/scholarship, and public service. We aim to prepare well-educated, qualified, and competent psychologists who have a special commitment to direct community involvement and to underserved populations—professionals who can integrate scientific knowledge with innovation in the delivery of psychological services to individuals, families, groups, and organizations. More information on the School Psychology Program can be found at https://gsapp.rutgers.edu/programs/school-psyd 

GSAPP places a high degree of emphasis on fostering and encouraging a diverse community of faculty and students and on supporting research and practice that is publicly/community engaged and benefits diverse and under-served communities. The new hire will join a highly supportive and collaborative set of faculty in the Department of School Psychology. We are a community of scholars devoted to research excellence and creating a learning and research environment that embraces diverse perspectives and fosters inclusion and equity. The School Psychology faculty strongly support faculty development/mentorship and excellence in teaching and scholarship. Rutgers University is situated conveniently between Philadelphia and New York City, offering rich resources for housing, school systems, cultural events, and entertainment.  

About Rutgers University, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology

Our core values of achieving academic excellence are based on a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion, generating and disseminating knowledge, and promoting social justice in service to underserved populations, all aspects that are foundational to the mission of our world-renowned land grant institution, Rutgers University.

Our faculty are nationally and internationally recognized, committed to publicly engaged scholarship and translating evidence into direct action. Our clinic and center staff are dedicated to providing high quality, high impact, practical experiences to our students and clients. Our students are committed to creating access and addressing barriers to achieve equity. Our alumni are mentors and leaders in local, state, national, and international psychological associations.

We are, “one GSAPP.”

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