October 14, 2015

Assistant Professor in Child Clinical Psychology - Penn State Behrend


Campus/Location: Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Date Announced: 10/02/2015
Job Number: 60052
Classification: Exempt
Work Unit: Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Department: School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Job Posting URL: https://psu.jobs/job/60052


The Psychology Program at Penn State Behrend, has an opening for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor beginning in Fall 2016. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in clinical or counseling
psychology and have expertise in child clinical psychology. Candidates who are licensed or license-eligible in Pennsylvania are preferred. Faculty will have the opportunity to be involved in the implementation of an anticipated M.A. Clinical Psychology program. The successful candidate will teach clinical psychology courses in his or her area and supervise practicum and thesis work. Both high-quality teaching and active scholarship are expected. Internal funds are available for faculty startup and professional travel. While the area of research is open, our program is developing a focus on empirically-supported treatments for trauma victims. Research and/or teaching interest in this
area is preferred. Faculty members are expected to participate in scholarly activity involving students. Experience in teaching or supervising graduate students, or graduate curriculum development, as
well as experience securing external funding, is preferred. The Psychology Department has laboratory space including a sound attenuating chamber, individual testing rooms, small group rooms, and observation rooms. Technology and library resources are excellent. Other resources
include an on-campus child care center and affiliation with applied research and outreach centers: the Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Organizational Research and Evaluation and the Prevention of Aggression Resource Center. Penn State Behrend is a comprehensive four-year and residential college of Penn State in Erie, PA. The college prides itself on the balance it achieves between teaching and research. Located on a beautiful, wooded hilltop campus, Penn State Behrend offers its 4,350 undergraduate and graduate students an inspiring and technologically-advanced environment characterized by close student/faculty interaction. For more information about the college,
please visit our Web site (www.behrend.psu.edu). To apply, upload letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin November 15 and continue until the position is filled.

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