Assistant Professor of Psychology, Clinical

West Chester University in Pennsylvania

Date Posted July 22, 2016
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time
Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Clinical Psychology at the assistant professor level.

Applicants must express a commitment to teaching courses in clinical psychology at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as specialty courses in trauma.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in psychology and be licensed or license-eligible in the state of Pennsylvania. In addition, applicants must have an active program of trauma-related research with an adult population, as evidenced by a track record of recent peer-reviewed empirical research, as well as a commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in research.

Applicants selected for on-campus interviews will present a colloquium to demonstrate teaching and research excellence.

The Department of Psychology is composed of 23 full-time faculty members and serves approximately 800 undergraduate majors, 60 master's degree students, and is beginning to serve Psy.D. students (PsyD program to begin Fall 2016). Additional information is available at

Completion of doctorate is required before the start of the Fall 2017 semester. We are especially interested in recruiting faculty from under-represented groups.

Applicants should apply online at Applications must include a letter identifying the courses the applicant is prepared to teach, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of reference, no more than 3 reprints or preprints of published articles, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests. Reference letters should be emailed to Department Administrative Assistant, Bridgid Fitzgerald at Review of candidates will begin on October 3, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must successfully complete the interview process and a colloquium to be considered finalists.

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 individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background and consumer reporting checks.



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