Palo Alto University (PAU) invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor in clinical psychology for an appointment in the Department of Psychology starting Fall 2019. Tenure-track or Teacher-Scholar faculty lines are both options for the position depending on applicant's fit, background, and preference.
We are seeking candidates with expertise in clinical psychology to teach primarily as a PAU core faculty member in the APA-accredited PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium. The major roles of the position include teaching and advising doctoral students, serving on dissertation committees and service to university committees. An active research program with the ability to mentor graduate students in their area of scholarship is preferred, but not required.The faculty member may also teach courses in within PAU's PhD, Master's, and Bachelor's programs in psychology or supervise in our training clinic, The Gronowski Center. Specific areas of need for the department include experience in assessment, child/adolescent psychology, research methods and statistics, and cultural diversity. Applicants must have a PsyD or PhD degree from a clinical, counseling, or school psychology program, have completed an APA-accredited internship, and be eligible for licensure in California.
Application Procedure: Applicants should electronically submit:
- Cover letter stating interests and fit
- Curriculum Vitae
- Three letters of recommendation (indicate names and emails for recommenders within cover letter)
- Clinical teaching and mentoring philosophy
- Sample teaching and/or supervisory evaluations
- Reprints or pre-prints of scholarly work with research statement
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Materials should be submitted to Michael Hara (firstname.lastname@example.org). Questions should be directed to Dr. Nancy Haug at email@example.com, search committee co-chair.
Institutional Information: PAU has two APA-accredited doctoral programs (a PhD program and a joint PsyD program with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University),an undergraduate completion program in Psychology offering majors in Psychology and Social Action and Business Psychology, a master's program in Psychology with plans for expansion, and a CACREP-accredited mental health counseling master's program with emphases in Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling. PAU offers a collegial and productive work environment in the San Francisco Bay Area, a competitive salary, and an attractive benefits package. PAU operates an in-house community clinic, the Gronowski Center, and advanced students are placed at off-site practicum placements around the Bay Area, including VA Medical Centers, hospitals, community clinics, and schools.
As an institution, PAU highly values and supports education and programming related to diversity, and recently was ed for the 2017 American Psychological Association Suinn Minority Achievement Award for excellence in the recruitment, retention and graduation of ethnic minority students. See diversity.paloaltou.edu for details about PAU diversity resources, culture, and programming. PAU's student body is diverse, engaging, and highly invested in their education and in improving the lives of others. Palo Alto University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.