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Director of Counseling Psychology Psy.D. Program Position Announcement

The Department of Psychology, College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences, invites applications for a position as Director of an award-winning, APA-accredited Psy.D. program in counseling psychology at the Associate / Full Professor level to begin Fall of 2014. The successful applicant will serve as Director of an established program with an emphasis on rural mental health and integration of diversity, social justice, and evidence-based practice throughout the curriculum; teach graduate courses and supervise doctoral research in counseling psychology; supervise doctoral students in their practicum placements; actively recruit students for the program, possibly fulfill some undergraduate and master’s-level teaching responsibilities; and conduct research with the potential for external funding. Required qualifications include the following: Must be a graduate of an APA-accredited Ph.D or Psy.D. program in counseling psychology, have completed an APA-accredited internship, have taught in an APA-accredited doctoral program in counseling psychology, have successfully supervised dissertations, and have an academic record consistent with the departmental standards for tenure and associate/full professorship. Candidates must be licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist in VA, have knowledge of or experience with APA accreditation requirements and procedures, and have a record of active research. The candidate must have demonstrated experience in collaborative leadership with a strong emphasis on building and sustaining individual and team relationships. Preferred qualifications include administrative experience, a history of grant funding, and ability to teach courses in ethics and qualitative research methods. Applicants should submit 1) a letter of application describing how they meet the requirements listed above; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) names and contact information for three references; 4) evidence of effective teaching and mentoring; 5) copies of transcripts; and 6) examples of publications or other professional writing. Address application materials to Dr. Hilary Lips, Chair; Department of Psychology, Box 6946; Radford University; Radford, VA 24142. Review of applications will begin on October 11 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates are expected to be invited to campus in November for interviews.

Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity. All new hires to Radford University are subject to E-Verify. E-Verify is administered by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS-Verification Division and the Social Security Administration and allows participating employers to electronically verify employment eligibility.

Radford University is a co-educational, comprehensive, state-supported institution with an emphasis on teaching, located in scenic southwestern Virginia, 40 miles from Roanoke, with an enrollment of approximately 9,200 students. Information on the University and the Department of Psychology is available at http://www.radford.edu/content/chbs/home/psychology.html.


Jul 12, 2013
Jeff Aspelmeier