Full-Time Special Purpose Faculty Position

Radford University is seeking applications for a Full –Time Special Purpose 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) administrative duties as Associate Director of CAPS, 3) teaching courses in the school psychology graduate program, and 4) the possibility of teaching undergraduate courses in the department. The position will begin in August 2017. 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) licensure by the VA Board of Psychology as a School Psychologist by August 1, 2017. Preferred qualifications include previous clinical supervision of school psychology students, administrative experience, 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, three years’ worth of most recent teaching evaluations, and names and contact information of three references to: Dr. Jeff Aspelmeier, Chair, Department of Psychology, Box 6946, Radford University, Radford, VA 24142, or electronically at (jaspelme@radford.edu). Application review will begin May 12, 2017 and conclude when the position is filled.

Located between the Blue Ridge Mountains to the south and the Appalachians to the north in the scenic New River Valley, Radford University has approximately 9,500 undergraduate and graduate students.  It is a growing, congenial community with exceptional outdoor opportunities. As a student-focused institution, Radford’s commitment to engagement provides a wide range of opportunities for learning, growth, and collaboration among and between faculty and students both in and outside the classroom, as well as through online and hybrid instruction.

As the largest college at Radford University and a major contributor to the liberal arts core, the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS) is central to the mission of the university. Faculty members strive to develop a range of intellectual skills and habits of mind in their students that will serve them well throughout their personal, academic and professional lives as continuous learners and scholar-citizens. Students regularly engage with faculty in experiential learning activities, professional collaborations, and 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.

CHBS is housed in a newly constructed 145,000 square foot state-of-the-art instructional and research facility. Centrally located on the main quad of the campus, it is the largest academic building at the university and houses an array of specialized teaching and research facilities. Psychology has its own computer labs, dedicated research spaces, observation rooms, an integrated digital video recording system, and a new vivarium. The new Center for Assessment and Psychological Services (CAPS) wing includes several rooms for providing assessment or intervention/therapy services to clients and state of the art clinical supervision technology. Information on the University and Department of Psychology is available at: http://www.radford.edu/content/chbs/home/psychology.html

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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 number to Stacie Whitlock, Administrative Assistant, swhitlock4@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 Stacie Whitlock.

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