The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of Iowa invites applications for a clinical track faculty member to serve as Director of the Seashore Psychology Clinic, effective July, 2017. The Seashore Psychology Clinic is the training clinic for the Department’s PhD program in Clinical Psychology and provides services to adults and children in Iowa City and the surrounding communities. The Clinical Psychology program follows a clinical science training model, has been accredited by APA since 1948 and PCSAS since 2011, and is a member of the Academy for Psychological Clinical Science.
The position is a non-tenure track 12-month appointment. Duties include training students in the evidence-based practice of clinical psychology, supervising clinic students, forming and maintaining relationships with local referral sources, and teaching graduate level clinical practicum courses. The director provides administrative oversight and leadership for the clinic, including overseeing the clinic facility, developing and implementing clinic policies and procedures, managing and overseeing clinic finances with the assistance of the clinic’s office staff and the department’s administrator, maintaining adherence to ethical guidelines and legal requirements, and providing back-up consultation in emergencies. The director works closely with faculty in the clinical area of the department to ensure that graduate student educational and training goals are met in accordance with APA and PCSAS accreditation criteria. The director also prepares related reports on student and clinic performance.
The appointment is expected to be at the rank of Clinical Associate Professor. Applicants must have a PhD in clinical psychology from an APA accredited program and be licensed (or license-eligible) as a psychologist in Iowa (and eligible for Health Services Provider status). Applicants are expected to have a demonstrated appreciation of psychology as a science, and an ability to incorporate a scientific focus and research perspective into clinical practice and any courses taught. Applicants must have demonstrated experience promoting a diverse workforce/academic environment. A minimum of 5 years of clinical experience at the postdoctoral level is required. The position requires a high level of clinical judgment, complex problem solving skills, and outstanding communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates with experience training graduate students and providing clinical supervision and teaching at the university level.
To apply, please visit the electronic submission website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu and refer to requisition #70315. Materials should be submitted electronically, including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and email contact information for three letters of recommendation. Informal inquiries about the position can be directed to email@example.com (Chair of Psychological & Brain Sciences).
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