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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology

  • 22 Jul 2019 1:34 PM
    Message # 7790934

    Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania’s department of psychology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Clinical Psychology beginning August 2020 at the assistant professor level. 


    Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in psychology and be licensed or license-eligible in the state of Pennsylvania. Completion of doctorate is required before the start of the Fall 2020 semester.  In addition, applicants must have the following: (1) expertise with psychoeducational and diagnostic assessment, (2) experience providing clinical supervision to pre-doctoral practicum students, (3) experience and a commitment to teaching courses in clinical psychology at the undergraduate and graduate levels, (4) a commitment to teaching specialty courses in clinical psychology including graduate-level assessment and supervision of assessment with older adolescents and adults in our training clinic (WCU Community Mental Health Services), (5) an active program of research in clinical psychology, as evidenced by a track record of recent peer-reviewed empirical research, and (6) a demonstrated commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in research.


     Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated expertise in neuropsychology.


     Applicants selected for on-campus interviews will present a colloquium to demonstrate teaching and research excellence.  The Department of Psychology is composed of 25 full-time faculty members and serves approximately 811 undergraduate majors, 70 master’s degree students, and 30 clinical PsyD students. The PsyD program mission is to train culturally competent clinicians, which supports WCU’s stated objective to promote inclusion and engagement with a diverse society.  Additional information is available at West Chester University and the Department of Psychology websites.

    Applicants should apply online at  Applications must include all of the following: a letter identifying the courses the applicant is prepared to teach, clinical experience, and experience providing clinical supervision; curriculum vitae; no more than 3 reprints or preprints of published articles; a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement of clinical supervision philosophy; a statement of research interests; and 3 letters of reference. If available, prior teaching evaluations should also be submitted.  Review of candidates will begin on September 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must successfully complete the interview process and a colloquium to be considered finalists. The filling of this position is contingent upon available funding. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background and consumer reporting checks.

    Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic plan, Building on Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We are committed to diversity, inclusion, social equity, and social justice.

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