September 29, 2015

Clinical Faculty and DCT positions at Florida Institute of Technology

Clinical Psychology Core Academic Faculty and DCT Positions – Florida Institute of Technology

The Clinical Psychology PsyD program invites applications for three core faculty positions beginning August 2016.  Two positions are for full-time academic faculty.  The third position is for a Director of Clinical Training (DCT), with ½ time devoted to this role and ½ time assigned to teaching, supervision, or research mentoring per program need. Rank and salary for all positions depend on qualifications.  Applications from women and men with culturally diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged. 

All three positions require (a) interest in and demonstrated capacity for research, (b) clinical expertise in Health Service Psychology, (c) demonstrated commitment to diversity, and (d) commitment to broad and general training consistent with the Standards of Accreditation.  Minimum qualifications include a PsyD or PhD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program, being licensed or license-eligible in Florida, and experience in academic roles including teaching, clinical supervision, and research.

For the full-time academic faculty positions, preference will be given to candidates with integrated healthcare and forensic psychology specialties based on the program’s emphasis areas, but all specialties will be considered.  Applicants with experience in teaching and/or research in diversity areas of any clinical specialty are encouraged to apply. Teaching can be in a number of areas that past experience supports, with integrated health care, forensics, addictions, group therapy, family therapy, and multicultural psychology as areas of program interest.  Candidates with a strong program of research and ability to attract external funding are especially encouraged to apply.

The DCT is responsible for (a) developing and maintaining a quality practicum network: (b) data collection and analysis of practicum-related data consistent with national training expectations; (c) placing and tracking students in Pre-Practicum and Practicum sites and assisting students in their internship applications. The DCT position requires administrative skills and prior experience.

The successful candidate is expected to engage in a program of applied research with the potential to make a significant contribution to the literature and the field of clinical psychology, Teaching and supervision are also central activities.  Additional activities include professional service to the program, university, and profession.

Florida Institute of Technology is a small (approximately 4600 students in the main campus and 9000 total), private university located in the middle of Florida’s east coast. It is ranked as a Tier 1 Best National University by US News and World Report and among the top 200 universities in the world. The PsyD program accepts approximately 20 students a year, has been accredited by APA since 1986, and currently has eight core fulltime faculty.  Florida Institute of Technology is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status, or other non-merit reasons in admissions, scholarship and loan programs, educational programs, athletic or other university sponsored programs or activities, and employment. More information about Florida Institute of Technology and the clinical psychology program can be found at and, and please see for the position descriptions.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.  Interested persons should send a curriculum vitae, representative preprints/reprints, three letters of recommendation, and a cover letter outlining research, teaching, and supervisory or administrative experience to: Dr. Radhika Krishnamurthy at rkrishna@fit.eduwith a subject heading:  Job Search.  Alternatively, materials may be mailed to Radhika Krishnamurthy, PsyD, ABAP, Search Committee Chair; School of Psychology, Florida Institute of Technology, 150 West University Blvd., Melbourne, Florida 32901-6975.

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