Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology
Position: The Department of Clinical Psychology at Seattle Pacific University invites applications for an 11-month, tenure- track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in the APA Accredited Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program. This position is posted pending funding.
Description: We seek an individual with a specialty in Clinical Health Psychology to teach doctoral coursework, supervise doctoral student research, and provide clinical consultation and supervision.
Required Qualifications: Prospective candidates must have earned a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program and have completed an APA accredited predoctoral internship. Formal postdoctoral training in Clinical Health Psychology is preferred. A psychology license in the State of Washington or license eligibility is also required.
Desirable Qualifications: (1) Teaching experience (2) Evidence of scholarly productivity (3) A record of extramural funding or strong potential for funded research . (4) Experience in clinical supervision (5) Expertise in one or more areas of human diversity.
Responsibilities: Major responsibilities include: graduate-level teaching; establishing a research team to facilitate graduate-student research; research supervision including sponsoring second-year projects and chairing dissertations; clinical consultation and supervision; administrative assignments and service within the department, school, and university.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Appointment: Eleven-month, full-time, -tenure track appointment beginning September 2015, or negotiated start date.
About Seattle Pacific University: Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University is a premier Christian university that equips people to engage the culture and change the world. Its comprehensive academic program serves more than 4,100 undergraduate and graduate students. As a Christian university, SPU is clearly evangelical, genuinely ecumenical, and distinctively Wesleyan, and seeks applicants who are committed to its Christian mission. The University is located in a cosmopolitan urban center with rich cultural diversity and is committed to building an excellent and diverse teaching faculty.
About the School of Psychology, Family, and Community: The School of Psychology, Family, and Community (SPFC) includes the departments of undergraduate Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Clinical Psychology. Our baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral programs are designed to meet the specific standards of our professional guilds; and they incorporate biopsychosocial and spiritual perspectives into teaching, research, and service. SPFC’s twenty-six core faculty members and four staff serve approximately 400 full time undergraduate and graduate students with comprehensive academic curricula, internship opportunities throughout the region, and numerous lab and field-based research programs. All faculty members are committed teachers and mentors, who seek students who are excited to learn, prepared to work hard, and who intend to make a difference in the world.
The Department of Clinical Psychology: The department houses the Ph.D. program in clinical psychology, which received initial accreditation from the APA Commission on Accreditation in 2006 and was renewed for a full seven years of accreditation in 2013. The department currently enrolls 75 doctoral students and includes a core of six full time faculty members whose expertise includes addictive behaviors, child and adolescent development and psychopathology, anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorders, depression, developmental disabilities, disaster psychology, family psychology, international psychology, mood disorders, and positive psychology. The program is a full-time, five-year, integrated, and organized sequence of studies and practice experiences adhering to the Scientist Practitioner model of training. Research and clinical practice are balanced in the curriculum, and our graduates function in various roles as health care clinicians, university scholars, program directors, and supervisors.
Application deadline is November 7, 2014. The online application includes an official SPU application form, a faith statement of approximately one page, a teaching philosophy statement of approximately one page, and other supporting documents.
For more information, contact: Lynette H. Bikos, Acting Chair, Clinical Psychology, Seattle Pacific University, 3307 3rd Avenue West, Seattle, WA 98119. Phone: (206) 281-2660; visit http://spu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=50357