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Asst Prof, K-12 Teaching/Learning/Social Justice

Position Description

The School Psychology program in the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Social Justice in the College of Education (COE) at Seattle University seeks applications for a full-time assistant professor (tenure-track) in the NASP-accredited Educational Specialist School Psychology program. This position begins September 2021. The School Psychology program at Seattle University prepares ethical and reflective school psychologists to be leaders for social justice.

Primary responsibilities including teaching, research, and service to the department, the institution, and to the profession.. The individual will teach and advise students in graduate level courses in school psychology aligned to the candidate’s expertise and interests. . Ideal candidates will demonstrate a commitment to collaboration, quality teaching/scholarship/service, student engagement, Jesuit education, and the program’s social justice/equity mission.


Minimum Requirements: An earned doctorate in School Psychology or related field with a doctoral specialization in school psychology. Undergraduate or graduate-level teaching experience. Evidence of potential for a productive scholarly agenda. Demonstrated commitment to the program mission.

Preferred:  Experience teaching and supervising students at the graduate level. School and/ or clinical experience with children or adolescents.

Salary:  The salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Founded in 1891, Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university located on a beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. Our diverse and driven population is made up of more than 7,200 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals who will further enrich the diversity of our educational community.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit applications online at, including a cover letter articulating how one’s teaching, scholarship, and service commitments align with social justice, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for at least three professional references. Preference will be given to applications received by February 1st, 2021. Open until filled. For additional information, contact Dr. Ashli Tyre, Chair of Search Committee at

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