September 17, 2013

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at Widener University

Widener University, an independent, metropolitan, doctoral-intensive university, connects curricula to social issues through civic engagement.  Dynamic teaching, active scholarship, personal attention and experiential learning are key components of the Widener Experience.  Located in Chester, Pennsylvania, Widener’s main campus is nestled between Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE, with satellite campuses in Exton and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware.  For more information about the University, please visit our website at

Widener University’s Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology has a vacancy for an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology starting in the Fall of 2014.  This is a 10-month, tenure track position.  The Assistant Professor will have duties that include: graduate-level only instruction (teaching load of two courses per semester), pursuit of a scholarly agenda and supervision of doctoral dissertations, and service to the department. Candidates are being sought who have research and teaching experience in the area of law and psychology (including forensic assessment and intervention) and are to direct our joint J.D./Psy.D. dual degree program.  For further information about the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, please visit our website at
Required qualifications include A Ph.D. in clinical or counseling psychology or a Psy.D. and relevant clinical and research experience.   A J.D., degree in criminal justice, or specialized graduate or postgraduate training in forensic psychology is preferred.

Applicants must submit a cover letter and current C.V.  To view the position and apply, please visit

The Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology is the oldest APA-accredited Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) program. The Institute and Widener University have made a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and members of minority groups and women are encouraged to apply.

Widener University strives to foster an inclusive environment of support and respect for the differences between and among individuals and groups.  We believe diversity encourages the exploration of a range of ideas and perspectives, enriches the university community, and inspires students, faculty and staff to be responsible and productive citizens in a pluralistic world.

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