Clinical Assistant Professor - School Psychology 

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 26, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
Clinical Assistant Professor - School Psychology

At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance medicine that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. PCOM affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals.

Position Description

The Department of School Psychology in the School of Professional and Applied Psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) is seeking a Pennsylvania-licensed or license-eligible doctoral level PA, and preferably a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, for a half-time (12 month) tenure track position, entering at the Assistant Professor level. This position is already funded.

This position is based at PCOM (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Teaching in the School Psychology MS, EdS, and/or seamless PsyD program which recently received Accreditation on Contingency by the American Psychological Association
  • Mentoring dissertations, clinical supervision, advising and developing a research program with students.
  • Scholarly activity in areas of specialty.
  • Participation in school, program and university committee work.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements
*Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a criminal background check. Education
  • Doctoral degree in school psychology from an APA-accredited program.
  • A planned program of scholarly activity.
  • Experience and excellence in teaching and mentoring students being trained in a practitioner-scholar model.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and collaborative skills - essential.
  • Strong commitment to mentoring students - essential.
  • Specialized expertise in individual and cultural diversity, research methods and/or applied behavior analysis.
  • Potential to secure grant funding (preferred).
  • Demonstrated successful teaching and mentoring experience in a doctoral level graduate program (preferred).
  • Ability to assist program leadership to maintain NASP, PA Dept. of Education, and APA accreditation standards.
  • Experience in clinical supervision of students (preferred).
  • Some experience in supervising dissertations.
  • Candidates must also qualify for Core Faculty status per American Psychological Association guidelines (individual’s primary professional employment [50 percent or more] must be with PCOM’s School PsyD program, i.e., at least 50 percent of individual’s professional time must be exclusively devoted to program-related activities).

Application Instructions

All applications MUST include:

  • Letter of intent
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of scholarly interests
  • Curriculum vitae

PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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