Clinical Psychology Faculty Position

Fort Hays State University
Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 30, 2022


Job Posting Title
Clinical Psychology Faculty Position

Job Description

Fort Hays State University’s Department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time, nine-month Clinical Psychology Faculty and Clinic Coordinator position. We seek a creative, collaborative, and engaging faculty member who will contribute positively to the department’s culture of innovative teaching, student-centered mentoring, and dedicated service to our graduate and undergraduate programs.

FHSU and the Department of Psychology is committed to building an environment that is inclusive and representative of our students and state, so we encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply.


Instructor, Non-Tenure-Track (Masters Degree)
Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track (Ph.D.; Psy. D.; or equivalent)

Faculty Duties:

The ideal candidate will be prepared to teach on-campus and online courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Research and scholarly activities resulting in presentations and publications are expected. Service to the department, university, local community, and discipline at large is expected.

Coordinator Duties:
Coordinator duties include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Coordination and oversight of the Psychological Screening Clinic
  • Coordinate graduate student practicum and internship sites
Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s in Psychology with an emphasis in clinical or counseling psychology
  • Licensed as a psychologist (at the doctoral or masters level including LP, LCP, or LMLP in KS, or eligibility to secure license by start date)
  • Experience in psychological assessment and evaluation
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or related field (degree must be conferred by date of appointment).
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in designing and teaching on-campus and online classes
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in supervising students and/or professionals
  • Relevant assessment experience in intelligence, educational, and neurodivergence.
Appointment Date: Fall 2023

Priority Deadline: January 15, 2023. Review of applications will begin after the priority deadline and continue until the position is filled.

Benefits: Competitive benefit package

Application Process: To apply for this position, please visit . Only electronic applications submitted through the webpage will be accepted.

Required Application Documents:

Applicants should submit the following.
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Diversity statement (describe your experiences working with students and staff from diverse backgrounds, and explain how your experiences have reflected your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (200 words max).
  • Copies of unofficial university transcripts showing graduate work.
  • Names and contact information for three professional references.
  • Applicant documents should be submitted in one PDF.
Contact Information:
If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Dr. Jeff Briggs
Interim Department Chair – Department of Psychology

About the Department of Psychology
The Department of Psychology has 12 full-time faculty members and approximately 600 undergraduate majors and graduate students. The Department offers a BA and BS in Psychology; three M.S. degrees with specialization in clinical, experimental, and school psychology; and a school psychology Education Specialist degree (Ed.S.). The department has a tradition of involving undergraduate students in research, and the school psychology program enjoys close working relationships with local school districts. The department is excited to welcome a new faculty member to a collegial and innovative institution, which is always willing to try something new and exciting in the spirit of better educating and preparing our students.

Community of Hays

FHSU is located in Hays, a vibrant college town of approximately 20,000, located halfway between Kansas City and Denver on Interstate 70. Hays is the regional center for education, health care, professional services, shopping, culture, and recreation for the western half of Kansas. The community boasts excellent recreational programs and facilities, including the comprehensive Center for Health Improvement, Hays Aquatic Park, Smoky Hill Country Club, Hays Municipal Golf Course, and extensive walking, running, and biking trails. Hays is within 45 minutes of two large lakes that offer great opportunities for boating, fishing, and camping. The Hays Municipal Airport provides connecting service to Denver with several flights daily. The Hays community is home to excellent Pre-K and K-12, public and private schools. With over 60 restaurants, major retail outlets, a low unemployment rate, and very short commute times, the city provides a safe, welcoming, low-cost, high-quality living environment for the residents who call "Hays, America" home.

Notice of Non-discrimination – Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

Background Check: Final candidate will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.

Notice to KPERS retirees applying for a position: Recent legislation changes working-after-retirement rules for both you and your employer if you go back to work for a KPERS employer. Please contact your KPERS representative or for further information on how this might affect you.

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