Director of Clinical Training

Job description

Wheaton College (IL) is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure track Associate or Full Professor position for fall 2021 as Director of Clinical Training (DCT) and core faculty member in our APA-approved doctoral program in clinical psychology.  As a diverse community of faculty and students who share a faith-based commitment to professional practice with deliberate engagement with and service to those traditionally marginalized and underserved in society, we strongly encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education, including women and ethnic and racial minorities. All candidates should demonstrate a commitment to the integration of Christian faith and theology with clinical psychology, possess the terminal degree, and be licensed or license-eligible to practice as a psychologist in Illinois.  DCT responsibilities include providing oversight and facilitation of the clinical training of students including practicum and internship placements, networking with broader training community, and monitoring national guidelines for clinical training.  Core faculty responsibilities include teaching, student mentoring, dissertation advising, and development of a strong research program including engagement with traditionally underserved and marginalized populations.  It is anticipated that approximately ½  of the position would be devoted to DCT clinical training responsibilities and ½ to teaching, mentoring, and scholarship.  

Interested parties may send a letter of interest along with CV to  [email protected] or mail to: Ben Pyykkonen, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program Director, School of Psychology, Counseling, and Family Therapy, Wheaton College, 501 College Avenue, Wheaton, IL 60187.

Application materials will be sent to promising inquirers. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

WHEATON COLLEGE is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant.  Wheaton is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce and student body.  We encourage the expression of multiple perspectives within a Christian worldview, inside and outside the classroom.  For more information about Wheaton College visit

Additionally, Wheaton College aspires to provide a physically safe environment for students, staff, and faculty to learn and work. In support of this objective, the College requires background checks for final candidates, after an employment offer is extended.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.





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Job No: WC549
Posted: 8/4/2020
Application Due: 10/3/2020
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