Position Description

Visiting Professor (open rank)
Job Department/School Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology
FT/PT/Temp Full time
Location Garden City, N.Y.
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School Psychology Program

Visiting Professor (open rank)
Fall 2018 


Adelphi University invites applications for a renewable 2 year term Visiting Professor position (open rank) in School Psychology, beginning Fall 2018.  The position will involve: 1) teaching in the School Psychology M.A. and newly developed PsyD. Programs, 2) potential research/scholarship in a substantive area related to school psychology, 3) student mentoring and advisement, 4) supervision of doctoral research, and 5) departmental service. 


Qualified candidates will possess a doctoral degree in School Psychology, demonstrated skill in higher education teaching (preferably at the graduate level), potential scholarship in their area of specialization, excellence in written/oral communication skills, and a strong commitment to preparing students to serve diverse children, families, schools, and communities.  Identification as a school psychologist and practical experience in the field are highly valued.  Priority will be given to individuals with expertise/scholarly contributions in the areas of psychoeducational assessment, instructional assessment, and/or neuropsychological evaluation. Special consideration will be given to candidates who have experience with these areas from a multi-cultural perspective.  Adelphi is committed to hiring a diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority and underrepresented groups.  For further information about Adelphi’s School Psychology M.A. Program, please visit http://derner.adelphi.edu/psychology/graduate/masters-school-psychology/.


Adelphi University, chartered in 1896, was the first institution of higher education for liberal arts and sciences on Long Island.  The Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology at Adelphi University is an internationally recognized leader in psychology-related disciplines that offers innovative learning experiences from the undergraduate to postdoctoral level.  Adelphi’s nationally accredited M.A. Program in School Psychology and its recently created Psy.D. Program (to begin Fall 2018) provide a unique integration of psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral approaches for working with students and families across diverse settings. The methodologically rigorous curriculum emphasizes an ecological framework that promotes an appreciation of diversity and an understanding of the many factors affecting the academic and social-emotional development of children and adolescents.  


Application Procedure: 

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, selected reprints/preprints, teaching evaluation forms, and three letters of recommendations (the letters should be sent to facultyreference@adelphi.edu).  Informal inquiries concerning the position are welcome and should be directed to Dr. Boccio.

The Derner School of Psychology ( derner.adelphi.edu ) offers an APA approved PhD in clinical psychology, a new PsyD in School Psychology, Master’s degrees in general psychology, school psychology, and mental health counseling, post graduate programs, a popular undergraduate psychology major and a recently developed undergraduate neuroscience major. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups.  Adelphi University is located on Long Island, just 20 miles east of New York City. 



Adelphi University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination regarding all educational, student programs and employment actions and further commits not to discriminate against any individual on the basis of an individual's race, creed, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.