October 22, 2015

Position, Director Psychology Training Clinic Appalachian State Un

Psychology Clinic Director
Department of Psychology
Appalachian State University (Boone, NC)

The Department of Psychology at Appalachian State University invites applications for the Director of our Psychology Training Clinic. This is an 11- month, non-tenure track position at the Clinical Assistant Professor level and is renewable on an annual basis. Candidates must have a doctoral degree from an APA accredited clinical or combined psychology program and be license eligible in North Carolina.  The Director will oversee all administrative aspects of the Psychology Clinic, will provide assessment and intervention services, and will supervise students in our Master of Arts program in Clinical Psychology and, potentially, students in our School Psychology Specialist program.  Additional responsibilities include teaching one course per semester.

Preference will be given to candidates with supervisory experience and expertise in evidence-based assessment and intervention in the following areas: adults, children, behavioral parent training, and school consultation. The successful candidate will bring a vision of how to expand current services to better serve the residents of our rural community.

The preferred start date is January 1, 2016; however, this date is negotiable and could be as late as summer of 2016. The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Appalachian State University is a member institution of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina.  Located in Boone, North Carolina, the University has approximately 17,500 students, primarily in bachelor’s and master’s programs in both liberal arts and applied fields.  Appalachian has a traditional residential campus and a variety of distance education programs.  The Department has 36 full-time faculty members (34 doctoral, 32 tenure-track) with graduate programs in Clinical, Experimental, Industrial-Organizational and Human Resource Management, and School Psychology. There are approximately 900 undergraduate majors and 84 full-time graduate students. The Director will serve as a clinical faculty member along with our eight clinical psychology faculty and report to the Department Chairperson.  The master’s program in clinical psychology follows the scientist-practitioner model of training.  The curriculum meets licensure requirements for Licensed Psychology Associates in NC and prepares graduates for doctoral-level study.  Additional information about the Department of Psychology, the University, and the surrounding area is located on the Psychology web site at: http://www.psych.appstate.edu and at http://psychclinic.appstate.edu.

Applicants must send via email a complete application consisting of: (1) a curriculum vita, (2) a statement describing the candidate’s approach to case conceptualization and clinical supervision, and (3) names and contact information for three individuals who are willing to serve as references to Dr. Robert Hill, Chairperson of the Psychology Clinic Director Search Committee hillrw@appstate.edu. Paper applications will not be accepted.  The initial review of complete applications will begin November 16, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Dr. Bob Hill (Tel: 828-262-2272; email:hillrw@appstate.edu). Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report. Documentation of identity and employability of the applicant will be required before the hiring process can be finalized.

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