Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology

Director of Training, PsyD Counseling Psychology

About this job: Open Rank, Tenure Track, COUNSELING

Austin Peay State University - Department of Psychology -   See this job on our site

Job is in: Clarksville, TN Un

Contact: Nicole Knickmeyer
Email: knickmeyern@apsu.edu
Phone: 931-221-7232


Post Date: June 19, 2019
Job Starts: August 1, 2020


The Department of Psychological Science and Counseling at Austin Peay State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Psychological Science and Counseling and to serve as the Director of Training for the PsyD program in Counseling Psychology. The Director of Training position is a faculty appointment that grants significant reassign time to focus on the administrative responsibilities associated with the role Director of Training. The program offers a generalist track and a concentration in Serving Military Personnel, Veterans, and their Families. The hiring rank is open and preference will be given to candidates who meet the requirements to join the department at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The anticipated start date for this position is August 1, 2020, however, an earlier start date is possible depending on the availability of the selected candidate. A doctorate (PsyD or PhD) in Counseling Psychology (preferred) from an APA-accredited program along with full-time experience providing instruction in a doctoral program are required. Highly qualified applicants will have knowledge of the practitioner-scholar training model as well as the competencies established for Counseling Psychology training programs. Qualified applicants will have evidence of program leadership and administration along with experience in assisting in the preparation a self-study for APA accreditation. Applicants must hold licensure as a psychologist (HSP) or be license-eligible within one year of hire. The successful candidate hired for the Director of Training position will lead in the planning and implementation of the PsyD program and will provide administrative oversight in preparing for APA accreditation. APSU is committed to pursuing the most expeditious accreditation timeline. Teaching, practice, and research areas are open, however experience with military service members, veterans, and families is strongly desired. The Department of Psychological Science and Counseling is a dynamic and collegial environment that, in addition to the PsyD program, is home to a large undergraduate program in psychological science, a Master of Science program in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (MSIO), a Master of Science program in Counseling, and a graduate certificate program in Academic Advising. For more information about the department, visit: http://www.apsu.edu/psychology/index.php . Austin Peay State University is located in Clarksville, TN, which Money Magazine rated number 1 in its 2019 Best Places to Live rankings: https://clarksvillenow.com/local/clarksville-named-best-place-to-live-by-money-magazine/. Clarksville is a vibrant, diverse community with a low cost of living, and easy interstate access to nearby Nashville. Clarksville is centrally located in the region, with Louisville, Atlanta, St. Louis, Chicago, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, New Orleans, and many other major cities a day’s drive away. For additional information about APSU including our mission and vision please visit: https://www.apsu.edu/about-apsu/index.php