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Tenure Track Assistant Clinical Psychology Professor (Beginning August 2023)

Employer
Millersville University
Location
Millersville, PA

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Tenured & Tenure-Track
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Institution Type
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Job Details

Requisition Number:

F02560

Department:

Psychology

Working Title:

Tenure Track Assistant Clinical Psychology Professor (Beginning August 2023)

Classification:

Assistant Professor - 24910

Nature of position:

Tenure-Track

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Department of Psychology at Millersville University welcomes applications for an Assistant Professor specializing in clinical or counseling psychology for a growing master’s program in Clinical Psychology beginning August 2023. Teaching responsibilities include graduate courses such as psychotherapy courses, group therapy, psychopathology and other clinically relevant courses (including supervision of students in clinical courses) and undergraduate courses in clinically-related areas. Requires evidence of a strong commitment to excellence in teaching as well as a commitment to serving diverse populations and enhancing students’ cultural competency. Preference for candidates with a CBT orientation and experience with evidence-based practices, which may include third wave behavioral psychotherapies, severe psychopathology, and/or trauma work. The review of applications will begin immediately after the close date indicated in this posting.

A complete application comprises the following:

  • A cover letter summarizing how the applicant’s education and experience match the required qualifications of the position.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Copies of registrar-issued unofficial transcripts for all degrees conferred and in progress (the successful candidate will be required to provide registrar-issued official transcripts from the issuing institution(s) directly to the Provost’s Office by the start date).
  • A teaching statement that includes a discussion of working with diverse students
  • A 3-5 year scholarly plan outlining a scholarly agenda that involves undergraduate and/or graduate students.
  • Three current letters of reference, (applicant to submit names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of individuals who will be contacted to upload current letters of reference directly to a confidential website). (These must include at least two current letters of recommendation attesting to teaching effectiveness).

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to submit their application materials far enough in advance of the closing date to allow time for their references to respond. If you choose to provide additional documentation, please upload these items as optional documents.
Please do not link your application to the position until you have uploaded all of the required documents and any optional documents you want to provide. You will not be able to change the materials submitted or upload any new additional materials, after the application process has been completed and you receive a confirmation number.

Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,600 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. One thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master’s and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.

At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

The State System Employee Benefits Summary for faculty can be found at: https://www.passhe.edu/inside/HR/LR/Documents/APSCUF_July2019-June2023.pdf

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree plus ABD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited Ph.D. or Psy.D. program.
  • Must have Doctorate by November 1, 2023. An official transcript must be submitted as proof of completion. (In the event that the doctorate is not completed by the specified date, the faculty contract will be terminated effective as of the end of the second year of employment.).
  • Eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania.
  • Knowledge and skills to teach graduate courses in clinical psychology, including psychotherapy courses, group therapy, psychopathology and other clinically relevant courses (including supervision of students in clinical courses).
  • Knowledge and skills to teach undergraduate courses such as general psychology, abnormal psychology and other clinically related courses.
  • Evidence of a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to evidence-based practice.
  • Ability to conduct and supervise scholarly activities.
  • Commitment to serve diverse populations and enhance students’ cultural competency.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues.
  • Evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Successful interview.
  • Successful teaching demonstration.
  • Successful completion of three background checks.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology.
  • Experience supervising graduate students in therapy courses, field activities and placements.
  • Experience as a clinical psychologist or counseling psychologist.
  • CBT orientation.
  • Experience with evidence-based practices which may include third wave behavioral psychotherapies, severe psychopathology, and/or trauma work.
  • Evidence of teaching and research effectiveness.

Job Description:

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:Candidates must be willing to teach day, evening and/or weekend classes and conduct classes on and off the Millersville campus through multifaceted teaching strategies for face-to-face classroom delivery and/or web-enhanced or web-based formats. Effectively teach students both in assigned courses and supervise outside-the-classroom settings (e.g., field activities, placements, etc.), advise graduate students, and carry out other assigned professional responsibilities in support of student learning and success. Faculty are expected to engage in graduate student research/thesis supervision. The academic-year workload for full-time faculty is 24 workload hours and faculty must hold a minimum of five office hours per week on no fewer than three different days. Expected to assist in graduate-level curricular activities including assisting program faculty in activities associated with maintaining program approval at the state and national level, as well as the evaluation of graduate core competency exams (CCEs). Faculty are expected, per the Collective Bargaining Agreement Article 4, to engage in professional responsibilities such as curriculum development and update; learning outcomes assessment for courses and programs; participating in department, college, and university meetings and workshops. Actual assignments will depend upon department needs. Candidates are expected to fulfill all contractual obligations.

Teaching:

  • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses for a total of 24 contract workload hours per academic year (i.e., eight sections per academic year).
  • Prepare course syllabi, lesson plans, instructional materials, and assessment instruments.
  • Foster student learning, scholarship, and professional development.
  • Supervise graduate students as assigned in practicum and internship off-campus locations that may be accessible only by personal transportation.
  • Teach day, evening, weekend, and web-based or web-enhanced classes as scheduled.
  • Assist with the administration and grading of comprehensive exams.

Advising and Consultation:
  • Advise undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Hold a minimum of five (5) office hours per week on no fewer than three days for student advisement.
  • Be available to faculty and students for consultations regarding questions relating to your area of expertise.

For details, please see:
  • The CBA, Article 12.B.1, Effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities (p. 27);
  • The Millersville University Promotion Statement and particularly Section V.C.1 Teaching Effectiveness and Fulfillment of Professional Responsibilities (pp. 9-11); and
  • The Millersville University Tenure Statement, particularly the section titled Teaching Effectiveness and Fulfillment of Professional Responsibilities (pp. 3-4).

CONTINUING SCHOLARLY GROWTH:Pursue scholarly growth on an ongoing basis, both within and outside the subject discipline, in the academic profession.

  • Pursue scholarly growth continually within clinical psychology or related field in the academic profession
  • Engage in scholarly activity and make the results available for critical peer-review in such areas as the development of experimental programs, delivering papers at professional association meetings at the regional and national levels, holding office in professional organizations, presentations, participating in panels at regional and national meetings of professional organizations, grant acquisitions, editorship of professional journals, program related projects, consulting, research projects and publications, additional graduate work, and contributing to the growth of one’s peers.

For details, please see:
  • The CBA, Article 12.B.2, Continuing scholarly growth (p. 28);
  • The Millersville University Promotion Statement, particularly Section V.C.2 Continuing Scholarly Growth (pp. 11-13); and
  • The Millersville University Tenure Statement, particularly the section titled Continuing Scholarly Growth (pp. 4-6).

SERVICE:Provide service on an ongoing basis by contributing professionally to department and university governance outside the classroom for the university, professional community, and community at large, in a participatory, developmental, or advisory capacity.

  • Contribute to the governance of the department and the university.
  • Participate in continuing curriculum and program development.
  • Assist with student recruitment and strive to enhance positive relationships with the educational and human services community.
  • Participate in relevant student and professional associations such as the APA, PPA, and Psi Chi.

For details, please see:
  • The CBA, Article 12.B.3, Service: contribution to the University and/or community (p. 28)
  • The Millersville University Promotion Statement, particularly Section V.C.3 Service: Contributions to the University and/or Community (pp. 13-15); and
  • The Millersville University Tenure Statement, particularly the section titled Service, Contributions to the University and/or Community (pp. 6-7).

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:May include but are not limited to: (1) supervising scholarly activities; and (2) other reasonable duties assigned within the faculty member’s field of competence.
PERFORMANCE REVIEW / EVALUATIONS:Please see the CBA, Article 12, Performance Review and Evaluation of Faculty (pp. 27-39).
DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:The Department of Psychology, in the College of Education and Human Services, is comprised of 15 full-time faculty members. All these professors hold doctoral degrees and represent the many dimensions of psychology. Faculty areas of expertise include developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, psychopathology, applied behavior analysis, social psychology, health psychology, learning and memory, neuroscience, school psychology, statistics and research design, and counseling and clinical psychology. The Department of Psychology is housed within the Susan P. Luek Hall, serves nearly 400 undergraduate and 160 graduate students, and contains a clinic which is used for research and training purposes. The department has three graduate programs including an educational specialist degree in School Psychology and master’s degrees in school counseling, and in clinical psychology. The Clinical Psychology graduate program offers two tracks for obtaining a master’s degree in clinical psychology. Students have the option of taking a 42-credit track suitable for entering a doctoral program or a 60-credit track designed to meet the academic requirements for a licensed professional counselor.

Essential Functions:

It is critical that instructors perform the following functions:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses for a total of 24 contract workload hours per academic year (i.e., eight sections per academic year).
  • Prepare course syllabi, lesson plans, instructional materials, and assessment instruments.
  • Foster student learning and professional development.
  • Teach day and evening classes as scheduled.

Posting Open Date:

08/19/2022

Posting Close Date:

10/21/2022

Quicklink for Posting/Requisition:

https://jobs.millersville.edu/postings/9837

Organization

Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,600 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. One thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master’s and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion. 

At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion.  Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment.  Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

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