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The University of Cincinnati is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Tenure-Track Professor of School Psychology. Responsibilities include conducting scholarly research, publishing, and grant writing; teaching graduate (specialist and doctoral) coursework in school psychology and behavior analysis; supervising field experiences aligned with the Program’s behavioral, scientist-practitioner, intervention-oriented approach to practice; advising graduate students, guiding dissertation research based on a behavior-analytic approach, and serving on doctoral committees; and collaborating with area schools/agencies. Additional responsibilities include program development within School Psychology, collaborating with other programs, serving on Program, School, College and University committees, and other duties as assigned.

Based on the Carnegie Foundation Classification System, The University of Cincinnati ( is a Doctoral Granting Research University with very high research activity (RU/VH). It is part of Ohio’s higher education system with over 46,000 students in attendance (over 11,000 graduate students). The School Psychology Program is located within the School of Human Services in the College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services. The School also includes undergraduate and graduate programs in Behavior Analysis, Health Promotion and Education, Counseling, Substance Abuse Counseling, and Sport Administration. The School is a leader in online course and program development, and there are many active collaborative activities across programs and with community partners. The School Psychology Program offers both Ed.S. and Ph.D. degrees. The Programs are NASP-approved and the doctoral program is APA-accredited. Both programs include a course sequence verified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Five full-time faculty are assigned to the School Psychology Program.

The School Psychology Program is committed to increasing the diversity of the University community and the field of school psychology. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area. The University of Cincinnati strives to provide a supportive environment for all its faculty. For example, we have an active Black Faculty Association, Latino Faculty Association, and LGBTQ faculty association. In addition, the University of Cincinnati has an institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity.

Position Qualifications:

  • Earned Doctorate in School Psychology (or anticipated completion by August, 2020) from a NASP-approved and/or APA-accredited program
  • The potential to maintain an active program of scholarly research consistent with a behaviorally oriented perspective
  • The ability to teach a variety of graduate courses in school psychology and behavior analysis both on-campus and online.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Eligibility for psychology licensure
  • Eligibility for certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

The successful applicant will be expected to further the Program and University’s excellence in research (including external funding, publishing, presenting) and teaching.  

Link to application portal:

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019. The start date for the position is August 15, 2020. Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply for the position, please go to – Req# 39121 and complete the University’s online application form. Applications require a letter of application, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation. Please direct all questions and other correspondence to:

Renee O. Hawkins, Ph.D.
Professor and Coordinator
School Psychology Program
CECH | School of Human Services
University of Cincinnati
450F Teachers-Dyer Complex
Cincinnati, OH 45221


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.