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Assistant Professor of School Psychology

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Assistant Professor of School Psychology

Effective Date

August 19, 2019 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in school psychology or related field.
  • Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2019.
  • Demonstrated potential or established ability to teach graduate courses in school psychology.
  • Demonstrated potential for successful research and publication. Commitment to preparing school psychologists in a manner consistent with the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Standards for the Graduate Preparation of School Psychologists.
  • Current state certification as a credentialed School Psychologist. Must obtain California certification within the first year of employment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.


Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Specialization in one or more of the following areas: school-based mental health (i.e., CBT, SFBT), psychoeducational assessment, diversity, crisis prevention and response, and/or behavior analysis.
  • Public school experience as a credentialed school psychologist in ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse settings. 
  • A record of publication and grant-writing experience.
  • Certified as a NASP PREPaRE Trainer and/or Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
  • Ability to successfully mentor graduate students.



  • Teach a range of courses in school psychology, such as school-based mental health, psychoeducational assessment, academic/behavior assessment and intervention, and/or consultation, as well as supervise practica students and interns.
  • Develop and maintain active research, scholarly, and creative activities.
  • Actively engage in program-related service activities such as student advising, chairing and serving on thesis committees, and faculty governance.
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community. 


CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.  CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. 


Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:


Required Documentation

  • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Names and contact information for three referees
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Evidence of successful university teaching experience, if available (e.g., student teaching evaluation summaries)
  • Recent scholarly writing sample
  • Copy of state certification as a credentialed School Psychologist. Must obtain California certification within the first year of employment.
  • Copy of Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certificate, if applicable
  • Copy of NASP PREPaRE Trainer certification, if applicable
  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation, and an official transcript


Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:


Dr. Hiromi Masunaga, Department Chair

California State University, Long Beach

                                          Department of Advanced Studies in Education and Counseling                                      

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-2201


 (562) 985-5613 or Email:

Application Deadline

Review of applications to begin: October 29, 2018

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)




A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.


The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.




CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status.   CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.