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Assistant Professor - AZ - Clinical Psychology

Midwestern University - Arizona
Job Location:
Glendale, Arizona


Midwestern University, College of Health Sciences, invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor within the APA accredited Clinical Psychology Program on the Glendale, AZ Campus. Responsibilities will include teaching and overseeing the clinical training and field placements for doctoral students (see responsibilities below).

The Clinical Psychology Program adheres to a practitioner-scholar model of training and awards a Doctor of Psychology degree (PsyD) to students who complete the program. The Program operates on a quarter system and students typically complete their training, including a pre-doctoral Internship, within four years. The Program also offers a Neuropsychology track for students interested in specialized training in this area of study. Because Midwestern University offers degree opportunities in several graduate-level health care related areas, clinical students are afforded many opportunities to develop skills in integrated health and interdisciplinary collaboration.

The successful candidate should be a graduate of an APA accredited clinical (preferred) or counseling psychology program (Psy.D. or Ph.D.). Applicants must possess a valid license to practice psychology (1) in Arizona or (2) in the United States and be eligible to be licensed in Arizona within 12 months of hire. Applicant must have 3-5 years post-licensure experience practicing in a clinical or academic setting. The selected candidate would have excellent communication skills and have demonstrated relevant experience in graduate level teaching, clinical practice, curricular design, and research. The successful candidate should also be available to travel on occasion for conferences and meetings with training site supervisors.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing and managing clinical field placements and training for doctoral students
  • Preparing students to successfully obtain clinical internships
  • Maintaining relationships with clinical training site supervisors and developing new practicum sites
  • Developing remediation plans for students requiring support obtaining of professional abilities and skills of competency
  • Committing to a diversity-informed perspective for clinical training and professional relationships
  • Monitoring student learning outcomes and progress throughout clinical placements
  • Working with students and site supervisors to resolve issues that may arise in a field placement
  • Communicating with program director and other academic faculty as necessary to update on student progress in clinical training or related issues
  • Managing the proper collection, storage and/or dissemination of training data to support reporting needs
  • Evaluating training sites in accordance with the standards of accreditation, program expectations and policies, and based upon data and make determinations for continuing site use
  • Overseeing affiliation agreements with clinical training sites
  • Staying up-to-date with professional trends in clinical training by attending annual meetings and maintaining involvement with the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Council (APPIC), and the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology (NCSPP);
  • Teaching a partial course load of doctoral level clinical courses in an area of specialty or interest
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Program Director

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to oversee student research and provide student advisement and mentoring. Department faculty also periodically provide supervision coverage of our students and post-doctoral fellow at our Psychology Clinic at the university's Therapy Institute.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The Clinical Psychology Program values diversity in its faculty, student body, and teaching philosophy. We strongly encourage applicants who represent diversity to consider applying for the position. Rank may be negotiable and dependent upon applicant's qualifications.

Midwestern University is an independent institution of higher education committed to the education of health care professionals and accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Glendale campus is located on 155-acres in Glendale, Arizona, a suburb within the Phoenix-metro area, and is home to the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, the College of Pharmacy-Glendale, the College of Dental Medicine-Arizona, Arizona College of Optometry, College of Podiatric Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Graduate Studies, and the College of Health Sciences. The College of Health Sciences includes programs in Cardiovascular Science, Clinical Psychology, Nurse Anesthesia, Nursing Practice, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, and Speech-Language Pathology.

Interested applicants should submit their application through Midwestern University's job board and attach a CV.

If you have questions, please contact:

Dr. Adam Fried Program Director Clinical Psychology Program College of Health Sciences - Glendale

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.

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