The Department of Psychology at the University of Hartford is seeking candidates for a one-year full-time non-tenure track position as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology in the Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology for 2016-17.
The successful candidate must have completed the doctorate in clinical psychology or closely related field by start date. Licensure or ability to pursue licensure as a psychologist in Connecticut during the one year appointment is preferred. Candidates sensitive to the role of cultural diversity and social justice are preferred. Candidates who are committed to encouraging underrepresented minorities in psychology are strongly encouraged to apply. Primary teaching responsibilities may include classes in personality, psychopathology, psychotherapy, and/or community psychology, with opportunities to teach in the candidate’s area of specialization. We are particularly interested in someone with interests in health disparities in mental health service delivery, providing psychological services to underserved populations, and/or advocacy on behalf of those in need of psychological services. Job responsibilities include teaching, mentoring doctoral-level students, student advising, and service to the Department, the College, and the University. The teaching load is three courses per semester plus participating in qualifying examinations and admissions. Candidates should show a willingness and ability to employ technology in teaching.
The University of Hartford is an open and welcoming community, which values diversity in all its forms. In addition, the University aspires to have its faculty and staff reflect the rich diversity of its student body and the Hartford region. Candidates committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are encouraged to apply.
The Department of Psychology has 20 full-time faculty members, 220 undergraduate majors, 100 master’s students across three programs (clinical practices, organizational psychology, and school psychology), and 130 doctoral students in clinical psychology.
Students at the University of Hartford find success in a learning environment that both challenges and mentors them. Our academic mission is to engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world. Our new five year strategic plan was approved in May of 2014 and is being implemented by teams of faculty and staff. More information on the plan and the full text of our academic mission can be seen at www.hartford.edu.
Please send cover letter, vita, evidence of teaching, the names and contact information for three references, and three signed letters of recommendation to Search Committee Chair at ude.droftrah|appahcysp#ude.droftrah|appahcysp. Please send all materials in pdf format. For best consideration, applications should be received by December 1. The University of Hartford is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/D/V