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Director, Student Counseling Services, Iowa State University

Iowa State University strives to be the most student-centered public research university in the nation. It is a place where adventurous minds are encouraged to accomplish amazing things. As a major international university ranked among the top public universities by U.S. News & World Report and a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), Iowa State offers a student experience rich in social and academic diversity. Nearly 35,000 students choose from 100 majors, study with world-class scholars, and hone their leadership skills in more than 850 student organizations. Students from all 50 states and more than 125 countries converge on one of the nation’s most beautiful campuses. Big 12 sports and a tradition of cultural and popular performances make campus life fun and memorable. Iowa State is a land-grant university, has set enrollment records the past nine years, and is the largest university in the state of Iowa. Iowa State is located in Ames, a community of 60,000 situated approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and was recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation and among the top 10 best places to live in America.

The Director of Student Counseling Services (SCS) will report to the Assistant Vice President for Student Health & Wellness within the Division of Student Affairs. The Director serves as a member of the Health & Wellness leadership team and works collaboratively and cooperatively with the directors and deans within the Division of Student Affairs to serve students’ needs. The Director will provide strategic, clinical, fiscal, and administrative vision and leadership regarding the provision of counseling services on campus, including assessment, crisis intervention, short-term individual therapy, referral services, outreach programming and student support groups for a variety of different topics. The Director will oversee and direct all services provided by SCS and will be responsible for ensuring that services meet the needs of a diverse student body and that SCS is in strict compliance with Iowa law, HIPAA law, and American Psychological Association professional ethics. The Director serves as one of the key liaisons to University departments, administrators, faculty, and staff on student mental health issues, policies and practices; provides supervision, professional development, and evaluation of professional and support staff; manages the operational budget and setting of priorities for resource utilization; directs clinical and consultative services, including crisis intervention and outreach; and leads SCS in the strategic planning, development, implementation, evaluation, and continual improvement of comprehensive behavioral health initiatives that incorporate multicultural diversity, inclusivity and social justice concepts and principles to support overall student wellness. This position is responsible for the management of a budget of approximately $2.1 million and a team of 19 professional staff, two support staff, four interns, and ten graduate students.

The successful candidate will be an experienced, strategic, and interpersonally strong leader with an excellent record of progressive operational, administrative, and management experience; possess an in-depth understanding of the psychological challenges and mental health needs of a globally diverse university student body; have an understanding of a systems perspective with regard to strategic outreach and providing holistic and integrated health and counseling services to students; and have demonstrated expertise in crisis intervention and management. Communication skills are critical and the successful candidate must have a good understanding of cross-cultural communications and possess strong writing skills and the ability to represent the University at the highest level.

Minimum required qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and eight years of related experience; OR a master’s degree and six years of related experience; OR a PhD or other professional degree and three years of related experience. Preferred qualifications include a PhD, PsyD, LISW, LMHC, or LMFT, as well as experience working in a university counseling center which has an APA-accredited doctoral internship program; working with diverse client populations; leading a university counseling center; supervising professional psychologists and mental health clinicians; and strong crisis management skills.

License Requirement: applicants must currently hold independent licensure as a PhD Psychologist, PsyD, LISW, LMHC, or LMFT in any state or Canada and will be required to obtain Iowa licensure within six months of their start date and must maintain that licensure throughout the duration of employment.

Review of applications will begin October 16, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Heather J. Larabee at hjl@spelmanjohnson.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

Visit the Iowa State University website at www.iastate.edu

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Neuropsychology at Rosalind Franklin University

The Department of Psychology at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This position is a full-time, 12-month academic appointment for a research-focused faculty member.  Specifically, we seek applications from individuals with programs of research that can contribute to our neuropsychology track. Candidates with either an established track record of extramural funding or strong potential to obtain extramural funding within the next 5 years are especially encouraged to apply.  Competitive salary, space and start-up packages will be provided.

Expectations include obtaining external research funding, and mentoring doctoral students within our doctoral program in clinical psychology. Additional teaching and service opportunities are available but will be secondary to research-related activities.  The successful candidate will have a doctorate, postdoctoral training experience, and a demonstrated track record of research productivity, with strong potential for developing an extramurally funded innovative research program. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research interests have direct relevance to clinical neuropsychology or those whose programs of research may complement other areas of strength within the University including neurodegenerative disorders, stress and psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, or the intersection of neuropsychology and behavioral health.  Candidates with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, experimental psychology, or related fields are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Psychology at RFUMS houses an APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology with specialization tracks in Neuropsychology, Health Psychology, and Psychopathology, as well as an MS program in Clinical Counseling.  The Department is comprised of nine full time faculty and is strongly committed to the Boulder Model of training.  The Department of Psychology is uniquely situated to collaborate with active research groups within the College of Health Professions, the Chicago Medical School, the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, the College of Pharmacy, and Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine.  RFUMS is committed to maintaining a strong research reputation and facilitating research through state of the art research facilities in the new Innovation and Research Park (currently under construction).  The new facilities will house the Brain Science Institute and its three aligned research centers including the Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Therapeutics, The Center for Brain Function and Repair, and the Center for Stress Resilience and Psychiatric Disorders.  Research scientists within these centers oversee multidisciplinary funded programs of research focused on Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, cancer, and behavioral disorders, among others.  Moreover, there are ample opportunities to develop research collaborations in Chicago (35 miles to the south) and Milwaukee (50 miles to the north).  The RFUMS campus is adjacent to the James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center and the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, both of which provide the Department with additional research and clinical training resources.  The Department of Psychology also plays a key role in ongoing community-based research collaborations focused on enhancing health and reducing substance use in the surrounding communities. 

RFUMS recognizes the value of diversity within the Department, College, and University. It seeks to diversify its faculty along multiple dimensions, including those that have been historically marginalized and excluded.  Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  Applications will be reviewed continuously until the position is filled. It is expected that initial interviews will begin in late November 2018, and for full consideration, applications should be received no later than November 1, 2018. To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, detailed statement of research accomplishments and interests, and a statement of teaching/mentoring philosophy to Scot Hill, Ph.D. via email (scot.hill@rosalindfranklin.edu) or U.S. mail: Search Committee Chair, Department of Psychology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, 3333 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, IL 60064. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be forwarded directly to Dr. Hill by referees.


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Central Washington University: Associate Dean of Health and Wellness

Central Washington University (CWU) is a top ranked public university serving 11,000 students enrolled in more than 160 undergraduate and master's degree programs. Founded in 1891, the Ellensburg campus is located in the heart of Washington State, east of the majestic Cascade Mountain Range. Set in a small town, CWU is a welcoming community committed to diversity and inclusion and recognized for its LGBTQ and veteran friendly policies, programs, and practices. Education is personal at CWU—classes are small, professors are passionate about teaching, and student life professionals are focused on providing resources and services designed to help all students navigate the college experience with confidence and success.

The inaugural Associate Dean of Health and Wellness will report to the Dean of Student Success (CSAO) and serve as a member of the Student Success executive leadership team. The Associate Dean is responsible for providing strategic direction for a new vision for health and wellness at CWU and will develop and implement a new collaborative integrated wellness model for the University, which creates a culture that values health and wellness as a key component of success for students while attending CWU and in their future lives. The Associate Dean will coordinate on and off campus with key programs and services and be engaged nationally in the new movement to create an integrated and multi-dimensional model of health and wellness. The Associate Dean oversees Counseling Services, Student Medical Services, Wellness Center (Health Promotion), and the Recreation Center. In total, the Associate Dean has four direct reports and is responsible for an organization of approximately 55 full- and part-time staff, and over 170 student employees. The Associate Dean oversees: strategic planning, including resource and facilities planning; staff recruitment, assessment, and development; educational programming, outreach, and prevention efforts designed to build self-awareness, healthy habits, and resiliency throughout the student community and support to the faculty and staff who are invested in student success; management of a $6M budget; accreditation, licensing, and certification processes; policy development and review; data collection, analysis, and reporting to internal and external constituents; and continuous improvement. Additionally, the Associate Dean fosters an atmosphere of student-centered collaboration, shared mission and purpose, and collegiality across all reporting units, and actively supports the strategic mission and goals of the Division of Academic and Student Life and the University.

Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in a health and wellness discipline, demonstrated leadership experience in a college or university setting, and documented understanding of the diverse health and well-being issues facing today’s college students, or equivalent combination of academic credential(s) and experience. Knowledge of current trends in healthcare, behavioral health, health education/promotion and wellness, and recreation; track record of successful program development, implementation, and evaluation; demonstrated management and supervisory experience directing full-time staff; evidence of data-driven analysis and decision-making employed in shaping programs and services; and a commitment to diversity and inclusion as fundamental to one’s professional work are also required.

Preferred qualifications: PhD or EdD degree in a health and wellness discipline (e.g., counseling, clinical psychology, public health) or, higher education, student affairs administration, health science, recreation, or related field; experience at a public university and experience with health and wellness programs; and/or evidence of budget development and management in a complex university environment.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Valerie B. Szymkowicz at vbs@spelmanjohnson.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

Visit the Central Washington University website at www.cwu.edu

CWU is an Affirmative Action, and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated again on the basis of disability.


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St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa

The Department of Psychology at St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, for the 2019-20 academic year. Area of specialization is open; however, the ideal candidate will be able to teach Applied Statistics, Tests and Measurements (Assessment), and Personality Theories. Also, the successful candidate will be responsible for mentoring undergraduate students in inquiry-based projects related to the applicant’s area of expertise. A PhD is required, however, candidates who are ABD will be considered only if completion of the PHD can be documented to occur within one year. Priority will be given to applicants showing a strong commitment to teaching and scholarly engagement, as well as a willingness to teach in multiple delivery formats. St. Ambrose University is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts. An institution of 3,200 graduate and undergraduate students, the University’s Core Values include: Catholicity, Integrity, the Liberal Arts, Life-Long Learning, and Diversity. See www.sau.edu for further information. People from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin October 1st, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Please apply online at http://www.sau.edu/employment and upload your cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and unofficial graduate transcript. Three letters of reference should be sent directly to HumanResources@sau.edu. 

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Penn State Abington, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology

The Pennsylvania State University – Abington College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology within the multidisciplinary Psychological and Social Sciences (PSS) degree program. Applicants must have earned a doctorate in Clinical Psychology; applicants who are ABD but will complete their degree by Fall 2019 will be considered. 

Candidates should have evidence of a strong record of research and a willingness to apply for extramural funding. The area of research specialization is open though applicants should consider how they may complement the existing faculty in the program. A commitment to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching and mentoring is essential. 

The ideal candidate will also demonstrate interest in facilitating student/faculty research and mentoring. The course load is 3-3, and candidates will be expected to teach lower and upper division courses in their area of expertise. Ideal candidates should have the ability to teach courses in statistics or research methods. 

The administration is committed to the development of faculty scholarship and works to limit the number of course preps each year. The college has an established undergraduate research participant pool as well as several shared lab spaces. Internal funding is available for research purposes as well as travel. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to helping all students succeed through engagement in and out of the classroom. 

Review of applications will begin on October 15th, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit a cover letter, a research statement, a teaching statement, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Application material must be submitted on-line through psu.jobs. Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. If you have questions, contact Dr. Michael J. Bernstein, Program chair of Psychological and Social Sciences (mjb70@psu.edu). The Abington College is a four-year college of The Pennsylvania State University and is conveniently located near Philadelphia. For more information about the college, visit our website at: www.abington.psu.edu.

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Miami University of Ohio, Assistant and/or Associate Professor in Social Psychology

Psychology: Assistant and/or Associate Professor (two positions available) in social psychology to begin Fall 2019 to teach social psychology courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, maintain an active research agenda, advise students, and provide service to the institution. 

Require: Ph.D. in Social Psychology or closely related field by date of appointment. Require for appointment as associate professor: Strong research and publication record, evidence of successful graduate and undergraduate training, and the ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in social psychology and topics related to candidates’ research specialties. 

Consideration may be given to applicants with research interests in one or more of the following areas (broadly defined): health and well-being, social development, diversity science, or social neuroscience. 

Our Social Psychology Area prides itself on placing its graduates directly into attractive tenuretrack and industry positions and on its ability to build bridges to the other cognate areas in the department (Brain, Cognitive, & Developmental; Clinical). Our department strongly values diversity and inclusivity (see: http://MiamiOH.edu/psy-diversity) and is committed to diversifying its faculty representation. Thus, candidates should communicate their plans and abilities to contribute to enhancing diversity and inclusivity at Miami University through their research, teaching, and service. 

Applicants should submit the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, 2-6 representative publications/pre-prints (“writing sample,” teaching philosophy, research statement, and a diversity contribution plan (as “other” document) to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/jobdetails?jobID=6189. Cover letter should articulate capacity to connect with researchers throughout the department. Diversity plan should explain how they can enhance the diversity and inclusivity of our academic community through research, teaching, and service (maximum 2 single-spaced pages). Research statement should highlight engagement with contemporary best practices in psychological science. Department will solicit letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Application inquiries can be addressed to Jonathan Kunstman (jonathan.kunstman@miamioh.edu). Screening of applications will begin September 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. 

Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560. Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annualreport/index.html. Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

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