Core Faculty Member - Psy.D in Clinical Psychology Degree Program

Institution:    The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute Core Faculty -Clinical Psychology
Location:      Springfield, MO
Category:     Faculty -  Psychology
Application Due:    Open Until Filled
Type:                      Full Time (12 months)

The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute Springfield Campus invites applications for full-time (12 months) core faculty members in Clinical Psychology.

Responsibilities include some combination of classroom instruction, clinical supervision, supervising student research, involvement in faculty governance, and developing other professional areas of interest including scholarship/research, community service, and/or clinical practice through our training clinic. All areas of specialization will be considered, but candidates with expertise in primary care psychology, biopsychology, and/or cognitive neuroscience are especially encouraged to apply.

Experience teaching in at least two of the following areas strongly preferred: Health Psychology, Cognitive & Affective Bases of Behavior, Biopsychology, Psychopharmacology, Psychological Assessment, Evidence-based Psychotherapies, Statistics, Research Design, or Psychometrics.

Required qualifications include a doctoral degree in psychology from an APA-accredited program, eligibility for doctoral licensure in Missouri (for those engaging in clinical supervision and/or practice), and appropriate preparation for and commitment to excellence in teaching and clinical training. Preferred qualifications include evidence of excellence in teaching at the graduate level and relevant documented research experience or post-doctoral training in the specialty area. Faculty rank is dependent upon qualifications.

Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should submit a letter of interest including areas of teaching competence, curriculum vitae, and contact information (name, position, work/home phone, and email) from at least three professional references to Denise Welsh, Human Resources, 2885 West Battlefield Rd, Springfield, MO, 65807. Phone: (417) 893-7940; Email: hr@ Reprints/preprints will also be accepted, as will work samples, syllabi or past teaching evaluations, in support of an application.

Forest Institute is a private, not-for-profit institution of higher education that offers degree programs in psychology, applied behavior analysis, and marriage and family therapy. Institutional resources include a large, community-based training clinic providing more than 10,000 hours of clinical service annually. The institution offers malpractice insurance and continuing education funding as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.

Forest is an Equal Opportunity Employer with an ongoing institutional commitment to diversity among our faculty, students, and staff. We seek candidates who share our commitment to diversity and can work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. We welcome and strongly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including (but not limited to) people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT candidates.

For more information about Forest, please visit our website at Springfield, Missouri, is a premier mid-size metro area offering a low cost of living, friendly community, and is a great place for families.


Application Information

Postal Address:

Denise Welsh
The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute
2885 W. Battlefield
Springfield, MO 65807

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