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Assistant Professor Psychology

Spalding University
Kentucky, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Nov 5, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The School of Professional Psychology (SOPP) at Spalding University seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor rank. Successful candidates must hold a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology, either with or eligibility for licensure in KY. Outstanding postdoctoral candidates will be considered. Candidates with marginalized/minoritized identities are especially encouraged to apply.


We seek candidates who are passionate about teaching and mentoring undergraduate psychology majors and teaching and training doctoral students in clinical psychology. Successful candidates will contribute to our collaborative environment and will be expected to achieve a strong balance across the three domains of teaching, scholarship, and service. First, they will be strong teachers who utilize best practices in teaching and enjoy student mentoring. They will need to be competent in supervision and support the operations of our department training clinic, the Center for Behavioral Health ( Second, they will be thoughtful scholars with either a record of presenting and/or publishing in their chosen research interest areas or demonstrated promise to do so. Third, they will possess a cooperative spirit to work collegially with others on university and departmental service committees. The position offers scheduling flexibility (other than class times) and faculty members are encouraged to use up to eight hours per week in research, consultation, direct service (e.g. private practice) and/or supervision. Opportunities are available to engage in direct service as part of our Faculty Practice Plan, where faculty are able to see their own private practice clients in the Center for Behavioral Health. Additional contract supervision for doctoral students on practicum placements may also be available.


Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the School of Professional Psychology Develop a scholarship interest area and create opportunities for students to be involved Contribute service to the department and university (e.g., active participation on committees) Mentor students dissertation research Attend faculty and departmental meetings Contribute to collaborative spirit of the faculty   SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Must hold a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology Must be license eligible or hold a valid license in the state Kentucky with designation for supervision (i.e., HSP designation) Teaching and supervision experience preferred, but not required Research experience strongly preferred Additional skills and background dependent upon courses taught and supervision provided; seeking teaching skills in at least one of the following areas: CBT/third wave, multiculturalism, cognitive-affective bases of behavior, assessment, health psychology, feminist psychology, forensic psychology Strong communication skills in oral and written forms INTERRELATIONS

Must have an appreciation and respect for diverse populations and intersecting identities Regular or daily contact with administration, faculty, staff, and students Individual and group mentoring available for the first year of hire CONTACT

All applications are made through the Paycom Applicant Tracking System.

Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Norah Chapman at

**All faculty and staff are required to have the COVID 19 vaccination or submit a medical or religious exemption form to Human Resources by start date.

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