University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 92000



Working Title:
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
-PhD required, preferably from APA-accredited School Psychology program.
-PhD from APA-accredited Clinical Psychology or closely related field will be considered.
-Completed school/clinical internship (APA-accredited or equvalent) is strongly preferred.
 Eligibility for licensure as a psychologist in Wisconsin is highly preferred and strongly recommended. Additionally, those with Doctoral Board Certification in Behavior Analysis are encouraged to apply.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
The candidate must demonstrate evidence of appropriate teaching, student mentoring, and research productivity supported by external funding or potential for securing external funding.
Two-three years experience in a tenure-track faculty role is strongly preferred.
  Position Summary:
 This position is a 9-month tenure-track faculty position beginning August 2018. We are seeking highly qualified applicants whose research, training and teaching reflects a strong emphasis on evidence-based practice and scholarly research related to one or more of the following areas:
* Prevention and early intervention
* Academic assessment and/or intervention
* Diversity and/or educational disparities

Applicants should also have an interest and relevant background for teaching core courses in the School Psychology Program at the graduate level and for developing undergraduate courses in one or more of the areas listed. The graduate program emphasizes preparing psychologists for academic and leadership careers, along with comprehensive focus on the practice of psychology in schools and related applied settings.

The UW-Madison APA-accredited School Psychology Program ( is housed in the Department of Educational Psychology (, along with programs in Human Development, Learning Sciences, and Quantitative Methods. The Department of Educational Psychology has consistently been ranked the #1 Department of Educational Psychology and the School of Education is ranked as the #1 public School of Education in the nation in U.S. News & World Report. Madison, Wisconsin is one of the most livable cities in the United States. The School Psychology Program also has strong ties with The Waisman Center, Wisconsin Center for Education and Research (WCER), Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and several local school districts. The department and university provide a stimulating and supportive environment for research, teaching, and programmatic funding with a strong value on collaborative and interdisciplinary research. Madison is a diverse community of 350,000 residents that offers a variety of cultural and recreational opportunities and is convenient to Milwaukee and Chicago.
Principal duties:
Primary Responsibilities include:
1. Maintain a coherent and productive program of research excellence.
2. Maintain publication activity in high-quality journals.
3. Seek and secure external funding to support research and personnel preparation training grants.
4. Supervise graduate student research and provide high quality academic advising and mentoring.
5. Provide professional service at state and national levels and institutional service at program, department, and school levels commensurate with rank.
6. Teach graduate and undergraduate courses (2:2 load) and contribute to program development.
7. Extend scholarship to underrepresented groups.
  Additional Information
 Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

  Employee Class:
Full Time Salary Rate:Minimum $75,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Appointment percent:100%
Anticipated begin date:AUGUST 20, 2018
Number of Positions:1

Application must be received by: NOVEMBER 01, 2017
Applications must be received through UW-Madison's online application system. Using the "Apply Now" link, candidates should submit curriculum vita, letter of application summarizing research and teaching interests, 2-3 representative publications, and contact information for 3 individuals willing to provide letters of reference. Referees will then be contacted via automatic email message with instructions for uploading letters of reference.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
Jennifer Asmus
Phone: 608-262-3027
1025 W Johnson St   
Fax: N/A
316b Educational Sciences   
Madison, WI 53706-1706   
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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NOTE: Please indicate in writing if you request that your identity be kept confidential. If you do not indicate your preference to remain confidential, the University may be required to disclose your identify and/or application materials. The identity of finalists and successful candidates will be revealed upon request. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).  

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.