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PSYCHOLOGY:  Director of Counseling Psychology Psy.D. Program.

The Department of Psychology, College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences, invites applications for a position as Director of an award-winning, APA-accredited Psy.D. program in counseling psychology at the Associate / Full Professor level to begin Fall of 2014. The successful applicant will serve as Director of an established program with an emphasis on rural mental health and integration of diversity, social justice, and evidence-based practice throughout the curriculum; teach graduate courses and supervise doctoral research in counseling psychology; supervise doctoral students in their practicum placements; actively recruit students for the program, possibly fulfill some undergraduate and master’s-level teaching responsibilities; and conduct research with the potential for external funding. Required qualifications include the following: Must be a graduate of an APA-accredited Ph.D or Psy.D. program in counseling psychology, have completed an APA-accredited internship, have taught in an APA-accredited doctoral program in counseling psychology, have successfully supervised dissertations, and have an academic record consistent with the departmental standards for tenure and associate/full professorship. Candidates must be licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist in VA, have knowledge of or experience with APA accreditation requirements and procedures, and have a record of active research. The candidate must have demonstrated experience in collaborative leadership with a strong emphasis on building and sustaining individual and team relationships. Preferred qualifications include administrative experience, a history of grant funding, and ability to teach courses in ethics and qualitative research methods. Applicants should submit 1) a letter of application describing how they meet the requirements listed above; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) names and contact information for three references; 4) evidence of effective teaching and mentoring; 5) copies of transcripts; and 6) examples of publications or other professional writing. Address application materials to Dr. Hilary Lips, Chair; Department of Psychology, Box 6946; Radford University; Radford, VA 24142. Review of applications will begin on October 11 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates are expected to be invited to campus in November for interviews.

Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity. All new hires to Radford University are subject to E-Verify. E-Verify is administered by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS-Verification Division and the Social Security Administration and allows participating employers to electronically verify employment eligibility.

Radford University is a co-educational, comprehensive, state-supported institution with an emphasis on teaching, located in scenic southwestern Virginia, 40 miles from Roanoke, with an enrollment of approximately 9,200 students. Information on the University and the Department of Psychology is available at http://www.radford.edu/content/chbs/home/psychology.html.

 

PSYCHOLOGY: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Industrial-Organizational Psychology.

The Department of Psychology, College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Industrial-Organizational (I/O) Psychology. The area of specialty within I/O psychology is open, but candidates with expertise in the topics of selection, performance appraisal, and training will be given first consideration.

Radford’s master’s program in I/O has a long history of providing the highest level master’s education. The faculty members in the I/O master’s program and the larger psychology department provide a supportive and collaborative environment for building a successful career. Additionally, the support of I/O alumni provides opportunities for real-world, project-based educational opportunities for the I/O graduate students. 

Candidates must have a strong commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a mix of undergraduate classes and graduate level I/O courses (preferably selection, performance appraisal, and training). Candidates will also be expected to establish an independent program of research and to participate in departmental, college, and university governance.

Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. degree by the August 2014 start date. Applicants should submit 1) a letter of application describing their training, and their teaching and research interests, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) names and contact information for three references, 4) evaluations of teaching for courses taught in the past three years, 5) copies of transcripts, and 6) examples of manuscripts or publications. Applications should be addressed to the Department Chair, Dr. Hilary Lips, at the Department of Psychology, Radford University, Radford, VA 24142-6946 or they can be sent via email to hlips@radford.edu. Review of applications will commence on October 20th, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Radford University is a co-educational, comprehensive, state-supported institution with an emphasis on teaching, located in scenic southwestern Virginia, 40 miles from Roanoke, with an enrollment of approximately 9,800 students. Information on the University and the Department of Psychology is available at http://www.radford.edu/content/chbs/home/psychology.html.

Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity. All new hires to Radford University will be subject to E-Verify beginning June 1, 2011. E-Verify is administered by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS-Verification Division and the Social Security Administration and allows participating employers to electronically verify employment eligibility.

 

STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Work-Study Positions Available for Psychology Department Office Assistant

Serve as an office assistant-work study in the Department of Psychology.  Duties:  Greet students and visitors in a friendly, professional manner, assist professors with work assignments such as photocopying, scanning, and campus deliveries.  Pick up and deliver mail to campus Post Office; provide office coverage when Secretary is not available, including answering telephone calls, assist faculty in their teaching/research efforts as requested; other duties as assigned.  Required:  Good communication skills; ability to follow directions; and work independently, reliability, familiarity with MS Office software, must be qualified for work-study through the RU Financial Aid Office.  Email your resume, class schedule and student id to  Dr. Hilary Lips, Chair, hlips@radford.edu or Shelley Adkins, Administrative Assistant, sladkins@radford.edu.

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Opportunities for Adjunct Instructors

The Department of Psychology maintains a list of qualified individuals who may be interested teaching courses for the department as adjunct instructors. If you would like to be considered, please send your contact information and qualifications (resume or vita) to Shelley Adkins at sladkins@radford.edu.

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