Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor #001500
Western Carolina University seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology to begin August 1, 2016. This is a 9-month full-time tenure-track position.
This faculty member will teach a combination of undergraduate courses (for example, General Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Child Psychopathology, Psychological Testing, statistics and research methods) and graduate courses (for example, Advanced Psychopathology, specialty seminars, assessment and/or intervention courses) depending upon specific area of specialization. Importantly, as a teacher-scholar, the faculty member will be expected to establish and maintain a program of meaningful disciplinary research that is engaging to and inclusive of both undergraduate and graduate (master’s and doctoral) students. WCU is an engaged regional comprehensive university, and all faculty are expected to use their professional knowledge and skills in service to the institution and the external community. In this regard, the clinical psychology faculty member should expect to play an active role in training, supervising, and supporting graduate students in our public-facing Psychological Services Clinic.
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position
Doctorate degree from an an APA accredited program in clinical psychology or a related field (ABD will be considered with evidence supporting realistic anticipation of completion by start date. The doctorate degree must be completed before the appointment begins). License or license- eligible in North Carolina as a Practicing Psychologist required. The faculty member must have the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in psychopharmacology, neuropsychology, sensation and perception, behavioral or clinical neuroscience, or related areas. The candidate will also be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate level courses in research methods and statistics.
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To be considered, you must apply online. In order to give careful consideration to all applicants we request that you follow the guidelines below. Required Materials: 1. Cover letter of application 2. Curriculum vita 3. Copy of graduate transcripts 4. List of three references (with contact information, including phone numbers) 5. Brief statement about the candidate’s teaching philosophy and experience 6. Brief statement about the candidate’s scholarship For more information contact: Dr. David McCord, Chair of Search Committee Department of Psychology Western Carolina University Cullowhee, NC 28723 (p) 828.227.3363, ude.ucw|droccm#ude.ucw|droccm
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