Assistant Professor of Psychology
University of South Carolina at Aiken - Psychology - See this job on our site
Job is in: Aiken, SC Un
Contact: Dr. Jane Stafford
Post Date: September 25, 2019
Job Starts: August 16, 2020
TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY CLINICAL/COUNSELING POSITION: The Department of Psychology at the University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Clinical/Counseling Psychology to begin August 16, 2020. The position requires an earned doctorate by the time of appointment, with candidates expected to become licensed in SC. The area of specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in candidates with a child, multicultural, or veteran focus in their research and/or clinical expertise. Duties include graduate and undergraduate teaching, supervision of master’s theses, participation in the training of master’s-level practitioners, and supervision of practicum and internships. Candidates should be committed to promoting a liberal arts education through undergraduate and graduate instruction using engaged learning strategies appropriate to the discipline and level, and to developing a program of research to support master’s-level theses. The Psychology Department is MPCAC accredited and offers a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology, a Master of Science degree in applied clinical psychology, and is equipped with modern laboratory, teaching, clinic, and computer facilities. The initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled. In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete an online application and submit the items listed below online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/68011. • Cover letter discussing qualifications and interest in the position • Curriculum vitae • Three current letters of recommendation • Unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts Candidates invited to interview must also provide the following prior to a campus visit: • Names and contact information for three professional references • Official copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts Please direct questions/letters of recommendation to Dr. Jane Stafford, Psychology Department, firstname.lastname@example.org. USC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender or protected veteran status. USC Aiken, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina System and home to approximately 3,700 students, consistently ranks as one of the top comprehensive, public institutions in the South by U.S. News and World Report, having achieved the number one ranking in 14 of the past 19 years. A 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows for highly engaged pedagogies with USC Aiken selected as the college of choice by students from 36 states and 38 countries. Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.