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The Psychology department (www.wku.edu/psychology/) is seeking qualified applicants for two tenure-track positions in either Clinical or School Psychology to staff a newly created PsyD program. The combined clinical and school psychology PsyD program accepted its first class in the fall of 2015. In addition to the PsyD program, the Department of Psychology has an undergraduate major in psychology, a Master's program in clinical psychology, and a NASP-accredited Specialist in Education program in school psychology.
Responsibilities for the position include teaching graduate coursework and some undergraduate courses, conducting scholarly research and publishing, advising undergraduate and graduate students, guiding thesis and dissertation research as well as serving on masters and doctoral committees, and collaborating with area schools and agencies. Collaboration with other faculty in the administrative oversight and clinical training in our on-campus clinic is also expected. Additional responsibilities include serving on program, department, college and university committees, and other duties as assigned.
The Psychology department is committed to increasing the diversity of the University community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Clinical or School Psychology by the August 15, 2016, anticipated starting date. Candidates must be licensed or license-eligible and are expected to obtain licensure with Health Service Provider Designation from the Kentucky Board of Psychology. Applicants must demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and maintain an active program of scholarly research.
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, religion, veteran status, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745 - 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.
The following items must be submitted through this electronic talent management system:
Three Letters of Recommendation
Graduate-level Academic Transcripts
You will receive email confirmation that your submission has been received. The candidate review process will generally begin as materials are received. The expected hire date is on or about August 2016. Select the "Apply Now" button on this page.
Additional Salary Information: Not specified in the advertisement.
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