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Clinical & School Psychology Doctoral Program Faculty (Two Positions)

Employer
James Madison University
Location
Harrisonburg, Virginia
Salary
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Posted Date
Oct 18, 2022
Website
https://www.jmu.edu/index.shtml

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Clinical & School Psychology Doctoral Program Faculty (Two Positions)

THE CLINICAL & SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY DOCTORAL PROGRAM IN THE DEPARTMENT OF GRADUATE PSYCHOLOGY AT JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY (JMU) is seeking two professional psychologists to join the core faculty of its innovative, APA-accredited Program in Clinical and School Psychology in August, 2023.

The Department of Graduate Psychology embraces the concept of inclusive excellence. We are recruiting individuals who will broaden our expertise and bring their unique background, skills, knowledge, and perspectives to our community. We strive to recruit and retain a diverse student and faculty body that supports one another’s success, empathizing collaboration not competition. The department values and rewards faculty/student/community partnerships that provide benefits to all members of the partnership. Programs in our department thrive on a mentoring model, supporting students and faculty in their growth and development.

The first 10-month, tenure-track position will be filled at the Associate/Full Professor level. The new hire will serve as a core faculty member and as the director of the program. Responsibilities will include teaching two graduate courses each term; chairing dissertation committees; scholarship and service to the department. The program director will receive a course release each year. As director of the program, this individual will collaborate with the university-based training clinic director to enhance the clinic’s infrastructure related to clinical research. The new hire will also work in partnership with the department leadership team. 

Successful applicants will possess a doctorate from an APA-accredited program in Clinical, Counseling, School Psychology, or Combined-Integrated program, be eligible for licensure in Virginia, and have a commitment to an integrative, scientific-humanistic approach to the field and profession. We wish to recruit a strong scholar in clinical research in the areas of psychopathology, assessment, intervention, or other areas relevant to professional psychology. Although the specific area of teaching is open, preference may be given to candidates who have experience in one or more of the following areas: assessment, cultural psychology and mental health, relational psychology and therapy, diversity issues, psychotherapy from a lifespan perspective, and applied research. Evidence of excellence in teaching from an integrative perspective, leadership experience, and evidence of collaborative leadership style are strongly encouraged.

The second 10-month, tenure-track position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level. Duties and responsibilities will include teaching two doctoral-level courses each semester, supervision of practica, chairing dissertation committees, scholarship and service to the Department.

Successful applicants will possess a doctorate from an APA-accredited program in Clinical, Counseling, School Psychology, or Combined-Integrated program, be eligible for licensure in Virginia, and have a commitment to an integrative, scientific-humanistic approach to the field and profession. Although the specific area of scholarly and teaching emphasis is open, preference may be given to candidates who demonstrate a strong aptitude for training and scholarship in one or more of the following areas: assessment (child, adolescent, adult), cultural psychology and mental health, relational psychology and therapy, diversity issues, psychotherapy from a lifespan perspective, and applied research. Evidence of excellence in teaching from an integrative perspective, as well as potential for leadership at the state, national, and international levels and/or interest in grant development are particularly relevant.

The College of Heath and Behavioral Studies (CHBS) is working to identify and dismantle oppressive racist and discriminatory policies, practices, and processes while advancing inclusive excellence and promoting a CHBS culture in which every member can flourish.  We are especially interested in qualified candidates with a demonstrated commitment towards building equitable and inclusive environments. Consider joining us in achieving our goal of continuing to grow as a diverse college that that embodies an atmosphere of belonging.

The Clinical and School Psychology Program emphasizes intensive, integrative training and scholarship with high-quality students who already possess at least a master’s degree. The program mission is "to produce leading health service psychologists who are broadly trained in the science and practice of psychology, actively self-reflective, optimally prepared to work in a wide variety of settings with diverse clientele, and demonstrably committed to an ethic of personal responsibility, social awareness, and global engagement.” The program is highly collegial, collaborative, and self-reflective and enjoys excellent administrative support. Core faculty are committed to JMU's values of academic quality, community, diversity, excellence, integrity, and a focus on student development. See our website, http://www.psyc.jmu.edu/cipsyd/, for additional information. 

To learn more about each position and to apply, go to joblink.jmu.edu and reference posting numbers F1997 and F1998. Salary shall be commensurate with experience for both positions. Review of applications for both positions will begin on November 3, 2022. Positions are open until filled.

James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

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