Assistant Professor – Clinical Psychology

Cullowhee, North Carolina, United States

Job description

Western Carolina University seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology to begin August 1, 2018. 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, Health Psychology, Human Neuropsychology, Biological Psychology, statistics and research methods) and graduate courses (for example, Advanced Psychopathology, Courses in area of expertise, 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. Supervision of student theses and dissertations are expected. 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate degree (PhD or PsyD) from an APA accredited program in clinical psychology or a closely related field in psychology is required (ABD will be considered with evidence supporting realistic anticipation of completion by start date. The doctorate degree must be completed before the appointment begins).

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous teaching experience is desired. Demonstration or potential for developing an independent research program. Desirable: Comfort in teaching within a scientist-practitioner model graduate program with a cognitive-behavioral orientation, emphasizing empirically validated practices and interventions.

Licensed or license- eligible in North Carolina as a Practicing Psychologist is desired.

How to apply

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Hard copy application materials will not be considered. Please apply online. Attach the following: A letter of application, a curriculum vita, a copy of graduate unoffical transcripts, and a list of three references (with contact information, including phone numbers) For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Kia Asberg, Chair, Search Committee 828.227.3451

Carnegie Statement:

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

WCU was founded in 1889 to bring higher education and career opportunities to the western region of North Carolina. A member of the University of North Carolina system, WCU now provides an education to more than 9,000 students from 38 states and 32 countries.