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Assistant Professor - Clinical Psychology

E-appoint Tracking Number: PSYCH009191S

Job Type: Unclassified

Job Category: Faculty

Is position tenure earning: Yes

Position Department/Office: Psychology and Counseling

Appointment Duration: 9 Month

Position Responsibilities: Position begins on August 13, 2018, and will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, advising, and supervision. The successful candidate will primarily teach coursework at the master’s level. Specific courses will depend on areas of expertise and/or experience but may include: Psychopathology, Evidence-Based Interventions, Assessment, Psychopharmacology, and/or other courses as assigned. Scholarly activity in the area of clinical psychology is desirable and service to the department, college, and University are required. The candidate filling the position will be part of the M.S. Clinical Psychology Program.

Minimum Requirements: A Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology from an APA-Accredited program is required to be eligible for tenure, although applicants who are ABD will be considered. Candidates must be licensed or license-eligible in the State of Kansas. Candidates must be supportive of master’s level practitioners in underserved areas.

Preferred Qualifications: College teaching experience and a demonstrated commitment to clinical psychology through clinical practice and/or research are preferred.

The Following Background Checks Are Required:

  • A criminal background check

Range/Salary: Position is contingent upon funding.

Position Closes: Open Until Filled

Application Review: For first consideration, apply by 10/13/17

Application Instructions:

All applicants should apply online. Please upload application letter; vita; graduate and undergraduate transcripts; as well as names, addresses and phone numbers of three (3) professional references and evidence of teaching effectiveness to the attention of Dr. Jan Smith, Chair, Clinical Psychology Search Committee.

Pittsburg State University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.


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Other Information: The Department of Psychology and Counseling serves nearly 300 undergraduate majors and 120 graduate students (including: general, clinical, and school psychology; and school counseling). Excellence in teaching is emphasized in the department. PSU is a comprehensive regional university with an enrollment of 7,200 and is located in the city of Pittsburg, Kansas (approximate population 20,000;

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