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Full-Time Temporary Faculty Position - School Psychology Clinical Supervision

Radford University is seeking applications for a Full –Time Temporary Faculty (non-tenure track) position in the Department of Psychology. Expected responsibilities include: 1) clinical supervision and clinical training of graduate students in the School Psychology program working with clients in the Center for Assessment and Psychological Services (CAPS), 2) teaching courses in the school psychology graduate program, and 3) the possibility of teaching undergraduate courses in the department. The position will begin in August 2015. Minimum qualifications include: 1) graduation from a NASP approved program in school psychology with an Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree or doctorate degree, 2) a minimum of three years of experience working as a school psychologist, and 3) currently licensed by the VA Board of Psychology as a School Psychologist. Preferred qualifications include previous clinical supervision of school psychology students, demonstrated success in graduate teaching in school psychology related courses and undergraduate courses, and the ability to contribute to community outreach trainings and research activities.

Applicants should send a letter of application, current vita, and names and contact information of three references to: Dr. Jeffery Aspelmeier, Chair, Department of Psychology, Box 6946, Radford University, Radford, VA 24142, or electronically at (jaspelme@radford.edu). Application review will begin July 1, 2015 and conclude when the position is filled.

Located in the scenic New River Valley, between the Blue Ridge Mountains to the south and the Appalachian Mountains to the north, Radford University is a growing university, approaching 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. A student-focused institution, Radford’s commitment to student engagement provides a wide range of opportunities for learning, growth, and collaboration for faculty as well as students.

As the largest college at Radford University and home to Liberal Arts instruction on campus, the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences is central to the mission of the university. Faculty members strive to develop in their students a range of intellectual skills and habits of mind that will serve them well throughout their academic and professional lives, as well as in their personal lives as productive citizens. Students regularly engage with faculty in experiential learning activities as well as in professional internships that provide opportunities to serve communities while preparing for careers. Faculty members’ scholarly and creative activity is viewed as a vital corollary to the instructional mission of the institution, with faculty encouraged to co-author research with undergraduate and graduate students.

Radford recently began construction of a new 145,000 square foot state-of-the-art instructional facility that will be home to all 125+ college faculty members. Centrally located on the main quad of the campus, it will be the largest academic building at the university and will house an array of specialized teaching and research facilities. The new Center for Assessment and Psychological Services (CAPS) wing will include several rooms for providing assessment or intervention/therapy services to clients and state of the art clinical supervision technology. The building is scheduled to open in Fall, 2016.

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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.

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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