Assistant Professor, School Psychology

Minot State University


Position Description & Details

Assistant Professor, School Psychology – Tenure Track 

Full-time, benefited

Position Number: 12958


Position Summary

The NASP-accredited School Psychology Graduate Program at Minot State University has a long history of producing highly-qualified school psychologists who are employed throughout the country. The program uses a cohort model and admits seven to ten students each year, which creates a desirable faculty-to-student ratio for research and community involvement. Representing the only school-psychology graduate program in the state of North Dakota, our Minot State faculty members have the opportunity for state-level leadership roles and are sought for their professional expertise by many different stakeholders. For more information regarding the program, please visit


This is a tenure-track position with a nine-month contract and additional opportunities to teach during the summer semester if desired. The school psychology faculty member provides didactic teaching in a face-to-face and/or online environment. The teaching load for this position is typically nine credits each semester, fall and spring. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to make scholarly contributions to the discipline, serve on department and university committees, and contribute service to the community. The position begins August 2022.

Minimum Qualifications

It is desired that the applicant holds a Ph.D. degree in school psychology; however, applicants with an Education Specialist (Ed. S.) degree in school psychology with significant experience as a practicing school psychologist will be considered for this position. ABD applicants also will be considered. 


Appointment (assistant or associate professor) and compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive fringe benefit package includes employer paid full family coverage for health insurance, TIAA-CREF retirement plan, and tuition waiver benefits. Explore MSU Benefits.

Application Documents: Applicants will provide a cover letter that addresses minimum qualifications, a list of names and contact information for three references familiar with your teaching and/or research, a Statement of Teaching philosophy, and a Statement of Research Interests.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Click here to apply. For more information, or for accommodations contact: hr@minotstateu.eduFor ND Relay Services: Click here.

If you have questions about the position, programs, or Minot State University, please contact:

Warren Gamas, Ph.D., Chair

Department of Addiction Studies, Psychology, and Social Work

The state of North Dakota has an open records law; therefore, your application could be subject to review upon request. According to NDCC 15-10-13.2, all faculty members are required to take an oath (or affirm) to support the constitutions of the United States and North Dakota.

MSU is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference. Employment with Minot State University is conditional upon a satisfactory criminal history background check.

CONFIDENTIALITY OF APPLICATION MATERIALS: Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are exempt from public record, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified finalists.

EEO/AA STATEMENT: The NDUS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE NOTICE: Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months. 

NO SMOKING NOTICE: As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

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