Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Faculty Posted On: Thu Oct 15 2020 Job Description:
The Western Kentucky University Psychology Department (www.wku.edu/psychology/) is seeking qualified applicants for one tenure-track position in Clinical Psychology. This position will support the newly created Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Applied Psychology program, which accepted its first class in the fall of 2015 and is currently seeking APA accreditation. 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.
Responsibilities for the position include teaching graduate and undergraduate coursework, conducting scholarly research and publishing, advising undergraduate and graduate students, guiding dissertation and thesis research as well as serving on dissertation and thesis committees, 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 corresponding field (i.e., Clinical Psychology) by the August 2021 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.
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 (WKU) is committed to a policy and practice of providing equal employment and educational opportunities to all individuals. 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, no form of discrimination or harassment will be tolerated at WKU on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices.
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