Core Faculty Member - MA in Clinical Psychology Degree Program

Core Faculty Member - MA in Clinical Psychology 
Institution:    The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute

Location:    Springfield, MO
Category:         Faculty -  Psychology
Application Due:    Open Until Filled
Type:    Full Time (12 months)

The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute invites applications for up to two (2) position openings for full-time (12 months) Core Faculty Members in the MA in Clinical Psychology (MACL) degree program. The MACL has evolved in response to the growing need for mental health professionals at the master’s level.  This thriving program was established in 2010 and is rapidly becoming the largest degree program at the institution. As a result of program success and our distinctive stand-alone community mental health training clinic, we are in search of a full-time core faculty member to support this innovative program.
This appointment is a full-time (12 month) faculty position with responsibilities in classroom instruction, supervising student research, involvement in faculty governance, and developing other professional areas of interest including scholarship/research and/or clinical supervision. Teaching assignments could include additional courses in Counseling Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Applied Behavior Analysis programs.

Required qualifications include a doctoral degree (PhD or PsyD) in clinical or counseling psychology (or related field) from an accredited program and a commitment to excellence in teaching and clinical training. Preferred qualifications include evidence of excellence in teaching and clinical training at the graduate level. The ideal candidate will be eligible for licensure in Missouri. Faculty rank is dependent upon qualifications.

We are seeking applicants who would be available to start in summer or fall 2014. 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) of at least three professional references to Lisa Bonner, Faculty Assistant, 2885 West Battlefield Rd, Springfield, MO, 65807. Phone: (417) 823-3446; Email: 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:    Lisa Bonner
The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute
2885 W. Battlefield
Springfield, MO 65807
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