The Human Development and Educational Psychology Program in the Division of Counseling and Psychology in the School of Education is pleased to announce a tenure track assistant or associate professor position for our M.A., Ed.S. and Ph.D. programs. Primary responsibilities include teaching graduate courses, providing advising and dissertation direction, supervising student research, chairing thesis and dissertation committees, and developing an active research program including grant writing and publication in national/international journals. Teaching assignments will include graduate statistics, cognition and motivation. Additional teaching assignments may be made based on professional and academic background and the needs of the Division. Faculty members are expected to make contributions in teaching, research, and service.

An earned doctorate (completed by August 22, 2018) in Educational Psychology or equivalent is required. Applicant must show evidence of accomplishments or strong potential for success in research, publications, grant writing, and professional service with preferred experience in psychometrics. Candidates with a diverse background are encouraged to apply.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications. This is a nine-month, tenure-track appointment with possibilities of summer employment.

The University of South Dakota is a comprehensive; liberal arts based state institution with an enrollment over 10,000 students. Basic and professional programs are available in the School of Education, School of Business, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, College of Fine Arts, and the College of Arts and Sciences.

The School of Education is organized into four basic Divisions: Curriculum and Instruction; Educational Leadership; Counseling and Psychology in Education; and Kinesiology and Sport Management. Graduate work is available through the doctorate in several program areas.

Application: Review of applications will begin on 10/23/17. The position is open until filled.  For more information, regarding this position and to apply, visit: Click on University of South Dakota in the Quick Search section. The system will guide you through the electronic application process. Contact Dr. Kathleen Brown-Rice at for more information.

The University of South Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply.