The mission of the School of Education, Health and Society (EHS) at Miami University is to prepare transformative leaders. Through excellence in teaching, scholarship, and community partnerships, the School provides dynamic and innovative programs that encourage multicultural and international perspectives. Our integrated human experience prepares graduates to generate knowledge, educate, serve, and promote well-being in diverse and global settings through ethical, democratic practices.

Faculty members work in an environment that promotes a holistic approach to both teaching and research. They are encouraged to align their teaching, scholarship, and service in an interdisciplinary fashion in order to promote aggressive solutions to the issues faced by our society. EHS celebrates the opportunities for cross-departmental collaboration facilitated by the five departments (Educational Leadership, Educational Psychology, Family Studies and Social Work, Kinesiology and Health, and Teacher Education) in our division. It is our belief that the synergy from this comprehensive approach creates the kind of integrated human experience that is essential to excellence in research and teaching.  

Position Responsibilities:

Miami University invites applications for the position of Clinical Faculty in Educational Psychology. Primary responsibility will be to teach courses in educational psychology, human development, human learning, and educational assessment for undergraduate and graduate students. Teaching of statistics and research methods for graduate students may occasionally be required. Advising students and providing service to the institution are additional responsibilities. Optional activities may include participation in research studies, partnership activities, or advising student research in areas of clinical faculty member’s expertise.

Required Qualifications: 

Earned doctorate by date of appointment in educational psychology or closely related discipline from an accredited higher education institution, with emphasis areas in child or adolescent development, learning theories, family studies, and/or educational assessment. Record of significant professional experience in the area or areas of emphasis. Evidence of commitment and engagement with diverse students and school populations. 

Desired Qualifications: 

University teaching experience, public or private school teaching experience, and research experience in relevant educational psychology areas. Experience in the use of technology for instruction and ESOL/TESOL experience and work with linguistically diverse learners and international experience/focus. 

Application Process:

Interested applicants should send letter of application detailing interest and qualifications, full curriculum vitae, and list of references with contact information to:  Dr. Doris Bergen, Miami University, 210 E. Spring St., room 201, Oxford, OH   45056.  Screening of applications will begin November 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.  

Applications should be submitted electronically to Dr. Bergen at If you have questions about the position, contact her at

Department of Educational Psychology:

The department is comprised of one undergraduate program (special education) and four graduate programs (educational psychology, instructional design and technology, school psychology, and special education). The department is committed to diversity, service learning, and student research opportunities. Further information about the department, faculty, and students may be found at

Miami University:

Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. It has a student body of approximately 16,000 and effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Both undergraduate and graduate students participate with faculty in significant research and scholarship activities. Miami offers vibrant residential and community-based programs involving students in life-enhancing activities that build leadership and develop citizenship, character, and lifelong friendships.  Miami also offers a wide variety of opportunities for students and faculty to explore diversity and inclusion in the context of courses, programs, and experiences across the academic units and in the social dimensions of the campus environment.

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