Psychology/Counseling Department

Assistant Professor of School Psychology

Summary of Duties

The Marywood University Department of Psychology/Counseling seeks an Assistant Professor of School Psychology for a full-time, tenure track position beginning August, 2014.

Primary responsibilities of this position will involve teaching, research, and service in a specialist level program seeking NASP accreditation. Applicants with specialty in the areas of mental health counseling, student-based consultation, and working in a three tiered model of service delivery are particularly desirable.  Full-time teaching load is 21 credits for the academic year. Successful candidates will provide evidence of effective teaching, a minimum of 3 years of practice in the PK-12 setting as a school psychologist, and potential for scholarly growth.   

The Department of Psychology/Counseling is in the Reap College of Education and Human Development. The Department offers undergraduate, and master’s programs in psychology, as well as an APA-accredited Psy.D. program in clinical psychology and CACREP-accredited graduate level counseling programs.

Marywood University is a comprehensive Catholic university sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary and located in northeastern Pennsylvania.


  • Educational:

    Candidates will have a Doctoral degree in school psychology (Ph.D., Ed.D.) from an APA or NASP approved doctoral training program in school psychology and NCSP status.

How to Apply

Applicants should include a letter of interest, a current curriculum vita and a list of three (3) references with contact information.

An electronic copy of materials should be sent to Francis J. DeMatteo, Ed.D., NCSP (

or via mail to: School Psychology Search Committee (attn: Francis J. DeMatteo, Ed.D., NCSP)
Psychology/Counseling Department
Marywood University
2300 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509
Phone: (570) 348-6211, ext 2250; Fax: (570) 340-6040.