The Department of Psychology invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position to begin August of 2019. The successful candidate will teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in our curriculum, such as General Psychology, Adult Psychopathology, Clinical Methods and Skills, and Internship supervision. Additionally, the individual would be supported in proposing topics for our Senior Seminar Special Topics course as well as other courses that enhance our curriculum. We are particularly looking for an individual who has completed coursework, conducted research, or has practical experience with drug and alcohol prevention or treatment. Professional responsibilities will also include program development and outcomes assessment. Demonstrated ability to obtain external funding for research or projects aligned with the mission of the strategic plan of Cal U is also desired.
RANK & SALARY: This is a tenure-track faculty appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with academic preparation and experience. An excellent fringe benefits package is included.
The successful applicant must be capable of and committed to effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities, continuing scholarly growth, and service contribution to the University and communities. Also, the successful applicant will have experience working with diverse populations. Additional responsibilities include involvement with departmental, college-wide, and university committees. Also, in accordance with the terms of the collective bargaining agreement between the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and APSCUF, the successful applicant might be assigned to perform work at off-campus sites, in the evening/weekend college and/or provide instruction through online and/or other distance education methods.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Preference will be given to applicants with a history of teaching excellence at the collegiate level. Coursework, research, or practical experience with drug and alcohol prevention or treatment is required. In addition to the aforementioned requirements, in order to be a leading applicant in this search the applicant minimally must be fluent in the English language, be able to communicate well, demonstrate outstanding potential for excellence in teaching through a successful interview and/or classroom demonstration and be experienced in the use of innovative curricular approaches that are student-centered, inquiry-based, and hands-on oriented.
Minimum of Education and Training: A Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology is required, Ph.D. is preferred, but applicants in the final stage of completing the terminal degree who have earned the degree prior to the start date may apply. The preferred candidate will also hold a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) and/or Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential; other comparable certifications will be considered. Eligibility for licensure as a psychologist in Pennsylvania is also required (see website for licensing criteria: www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/Psychology/Pages/Applications-and-Forms.aspx).
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications accepted only online at https://careers.calu.edu. Physical resumes are not accepted. To be considered, applicants must submit the following: full curriculum vitae; transcripts from all colleges and universities attended; letter of application highlighting the applicant’s qualifications and teaching interests; brief statements describing teaching philosophy; and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current references who have knowledge of the applicant’s abilities. Reference information must be uploaded into the system as a single document to be accepted as an applicant.
Transcripts: PDF versions of unofficial transcripts must be uploaded when applying online. Unofficial transcripts should be scanned into one document before uploading into the system. Applicants selected for on-campus interviews will be asked to bring official transcripts from all colleges and universities to the on-campus interview.
File size limits: Files uploaded to the online application should be kept as small as possible. The system has a file size limit of approximately 2MB.
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CLEARANCE: References will be checked. Background clearances are required and will be conducted on applicants being considered. During on-campus interviews, applicants will be asked to sign a release for a background clearance check and to submit a copy of a driver's license.