Assistant Professor Of Psychology / Clinical Psychology
About Westfield State University: In 1839, Horace Mann founded Westfield State University as the first public higher education institution without barrier to race, gender or economic class. Westfield State University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination, equal opportunity, diversity and affirmative action. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people including minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected persons, or individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds.
Westfield State is the most residential of the state universities in Massachusetts, with over 60% of our 5600 full-time undergraduate students living on campus. The campus is ideally situated on the edge of the Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts just 30 minutes from the thriving cultural centers of Northampton and Amherst, and 1.5 hours from both Boston and Albany.
Job Description: Campus Title: Assistant Professor Psychology/ Clinical Counseling State Job Title: Assistant Professor Department: Psychology Job Code: HA3200 FLSA Status: Exempt Funding: 7115-0100 Bargaining Unit: MSCA Job Type: Full-Time Tenure Timeframe: Academic Calendar Shift: Day Regular Days Off: Saturday and Sunday Salary: $60,000-$70,000.00
The College of Mathematics and Sciences (CMS) is comprised of six departments which all have the goal of engaging students through inquiry, innovation, and technology. Our academic focus is centered around our desire to learn about and improve the human condition and the natural world. Students are prepared for entrance into the workforce or advanced studies due to a strong academic foundation and experiential learning opportunities, such as internships and undergraduate research. CMS includes approximately 65 full-time faculty and 1000 students.
The Department of Psychology at Westfield State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning September 1, 2020.
General Statement of Duties:
The position would have an expected 4/4 teaching load, with particular responsibilities for teaching in the rotation of the following courses: PSYC 0201 Theories of Personality, PSYC 0303 Abnormal Psychology, PSYC 0322 Theories of Counseling, PSYC 0323 Counseling Theory & Practice.
The successful applicant will have opportunities to develop and teach courses in their specific area(s) of expertise.
The successful applicant would be invited to participate in the MA Counseling graduate program and/or assist in the development of an addictions concentration and/or degree.
Requirements: Required qualifications
A doctorate in Psychology or counseling related field (ABD will be considered) by the time of employment.
Candidates holding a mental health counseling license (e.g., LMHC, LPC) and/or having expertise in working with addictions are particularly desired
Westfield State University has a strong commitment to a diverse community of scholars. Preference will be given to candidates with experience and commitment to teaching in a multiracial, multiethnic environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles, as well as candidates who enjoy serving as role models and mentors for a diverse student body.
While teaching is emphasized, scholarship and other professional activities are also important considerations in the review process.
Additional Information: Disability Accommodations: Westfield State University understands that persons with disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance regarding disability accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (413) 572-8106.
Background Check: Employment at Westfield State University is contingent upon a background check that is satisfactory to the University. Failure to provide written authorization for a background check will nullify the offer of employment.
Application Instructions: An online application is required. A complete application includes:
Cover Letter Curriculum vitae
Statement of Teaching Philosophy Unofficial transcripts of all graduate course work Contact information for three reference letter providers**
** Contact information for three reference letter providers should be completed on the reference form. Applicants that are using Interfolio for an existing confidential letter of recommendation should provide the Interfolio based email address (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org).
Application deadline: Review of applications will begin October 1, 2019. The deadline to apply is December 1, 2019.
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In 1839, Horace Mann founded Westfield State University as the first public higher education institution without barrier to race, gender or economic class. The University is dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people including minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected persons, or individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds.