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The UMSL Department of Education Sciences and Professional Programs in the College of Education invites applications for an open rank tenure track faculty position in School Psychology beginning August 2019. This is an exciting opportunity to join our NASP-Approved School Psychology Program and collaborate with other educator preparation programs across the college. The College of Education has strong commitments to community partnership and social justice, and we seek a faculty colleague who shares these values.

The UMSL School Psychology Program emphasizes prevention science, problem-solving consultation, and culturally-responsive practice with a special focus on mental/behavioral health services in schools. Job responsibilities include excellence in teaching, maintaining a focused research program, and providing student advisement and other university/professional service. Though the area of specialty within school psychology is open, preference will be given to Nationally Certified School Psychologists who have professional experience and/or published research involving the provision of school psychological services within multi-tiered systems of support. A completed doctorate in School Psychology from a NASP-Approved or APA-accredited program is required. We are dedicated to enhancing the diversity of our faculty and strongly encourage applications from candidates of underrepresented groups.

Applicants must apply online at and submit a cover letter, CV, references in a single .pdf or Word file. Applications received through other sources will not be considered. Interested individuals may contact Donald A. Gouwens, Psy. D., Chair, Department of Education Sciences and Professional Programs, with any questions at

This is a benefits-eligible, full-time, tenure-track, nine-month position with an anticipated start for the 2019-2020 academic year (August 2019). Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Process:

Review of applications will begin on October 15 and continue until the position is filled.

UMSL is committed to an inclusive campus community that values and respects all its members and achieves educational excellence through diversity. As one of four institutions in the University of Missouri land-grant system, UMSL is classified as RU-H (high research activity) and as a Community Engaged Campus by Carnegie rankings. For further information about UMSL, please see: UMSL is an urban institution located in St. Louis, one of the 20 largest metropolitan areas in the United States. For further information about St. Louis, please see:

The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity