Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Faculty Posted On: Fri Jul 14 2017 Job Description:
The Western Kentucky University Psychology Department (www.wku.edu/psychology/) is seeking qualified applicants for one tenure-track Pedagogical Assistant Professor position in Clinical Psychology to staff a newly created Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Applied Psychology program. This combined clinical and school psychology Psy.D. program accepted its first class in the fall of 2015. One focus of the program is on training supervisors. In addition to the Psy.D. program, the Department of Psychology has an undergraduate major in psychology, a Master's program in clinical psychology, and a NASP-approved Specialist in Education program in school psychology. WKU (www.wku.edu) is a leading American university with international reach located in Bowling Green, KY serving over 20,000 students. Bowling Green is a vibrant community located 60 miles north of the metro Nashville area and 100 miles south of the metro Louisville area. 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.
Responsibilities for the position include teaching graduate coursework and an occasional undergraduate course, supervising master's-level and doctoral-level practicum experiences, advising undergraduate and graduate students, and collaborating with area agencies. Collaboration with other faculty in the administrative oversight and clinical training of doctoral students in our on-campus clinic is also expected. There will be the opportunity to participate in the development and accreditation of the Psy.D. program. 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 Psychology by the August 15, 2018, anticipated starting date.
Candidates must be licensed or license-eligible and are expected to obtain licensure from the Kentucky Board of Psychology at the Health Service Provider level.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and to maintain an active program of scholarly research.
Salary Range: $52,008 - $56,004
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
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Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745 - 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.
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