Applied Developmental Psychology
Assistant Professor, Non-tenure
University of Pittsburgh
We are seeking an outstanding professional to take a leading role in our Masters program in Applied Developmental Psychology, educating professionals for work that serves children, youth and families. See http://tinyurl.com/oqf86qx. The selected faculty member will serve as coordinator of our Master's program, while teaching and advising students who are planning professional careers in the field of child and adolescent behavioral health.
Candidates should be dedicated to professional education and leadership, community engagement, and the advancement of evidence-based, developmentally appropriate practices, programs and policies that serve to support the behavioral health of children, youth and families from diverse backgrounds and communities, including traditionally marginalized groups.
In addition to capacities for administration, teaching, advising and supervision, candidates must be skillfully oriented toward collaborative work with faculty, students, and community agencies. Our applied program depends upon building strong University-Community partnerships, which are essential for linking research with practice, and providing students with internship and professional opportunities.
Candidates must have an earned doctorate in a professional field related to the behavioral health and development of children and youth (such as clinical, counseling or school psychology). Evidence of professional experience, expertise and potential leadership is important, such as professional credentials, activities, presentations or publications.
Our program in Applied Developmental Psychology is integrated in a leading School of Education with centers in Child Development, Urban Education, and Motivation. Pittsburgh is widely recognized as a most livable city with strong communities and rich cultural resources (see http://www.coolpgh.pitt.edu/).
To apply for this position please submit 1) a letter of application, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) Teaching statement with evidence of teaching effectiveness, 4) Professional writing sample to http://www.education.pitt.edu/facultysearch/. The online system will prompt applicants to request three letters of recommendation, directly. For questions about the submission process please email email@example.com.
We will begin reviewing applications on December 15, 2015 and will continue to review applications until position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Carl Johnson, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity.