University of Buffalo | Department Chair and Associate/Full Professor

University of Buffalo | Department Chair and Associate/Full Professor

University at Buffalo, SUNY

Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology

Department Chair and Associate/Full Professor

The Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology at the University at Buffalo (UB), State University of New York (SUNY) seeks an accomplished scholar and an innovative leader to maximize departmental strengths and advance the vision of the broader university (see UB is a flagship institution in the SUNY system and a member of the Association of American Universities. For each of the last five years, UB was named one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education.


Departmental faculty are leaders in their academic areas, engaging in cutting-edge research and scholarship in areas such as wellness, engagement, school-based prevention and intervention, educational policy, group counseling, multicultural competence, vocational rehabilitation, and school-to-work transition. The department includes the nationally recognized Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention and the Center on Rehabilitation Synergy, and offers graduate training through several accredited and highly ranked programs (


The University at Buffalo is a premier, research-intensive university dedicated to academic excellence. The Department is located on the North Campus, centrally located in the Buffalo-Niagara Falls region. The area provides a wide array of features including arts, culture, and environmental splendor. To see some of what Buffalo has to offer, please visit


The successful candidate is expected to have a doctorate in Counseling, School, or Educational Psychology or a related field, a proven research record related to departmental strengths or the university’s focus on health and wellness across the lifespan, leadership experience, and teaching competence. Interest in interdisciplinary collaborative research and demonstrated record of success in securing external funding are desirable.


Submit applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample publications, teaching evaluations, and names with contact information for three references to The search committee will begin reviewing applications on September 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled for an anticipated start date of August 2015. For inquires, contact Dr. Amanda Nickerson, Search Committee Chair, at The University at Buffalo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The department is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty, and applications from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged and desired.