The Department of Behavioral Sciences in the College of Health Sciences of Midwestern University (MWU), Downers Grove campus, invites applications for two part-time (.5 FTE: 20 hours/week), core faculty position in the APA-accredited Psy.D. Program. Applicants should have earned a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited program and be licensed or license eligible as a clinical or counseling psychologist in the State of Illinois.
For one part time position, preferred candidates will be psychodynamically oriented and have an interest or experience in teaching clinical courses focused on psychodynamic theory and intervention, and projective techniques. For the other part time position preferred candidates will have interest or experience in teaching courses focused on biological, cognitive, and affective bases of behavior, and neuropsychology or health psychology.
Additional possible class coverage includes clinical interviewing, advanced assessment, supervision, and family therapy. Faculty responsibilities include planning, developing, and teaching courses in the curriculum, academic advising, and dissertation mentoring. Service responsibilities include participation in Program, College, and University committees and active involvement in the professional activities of the state, regional, and national organizations. A record of prior teaching experience, scholarly productivity, and professional service will enhance the candidate’s application. Rank is at the Assistant Professor level or commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The projected start date is negotiable between March 1 and July 1, 2022.
An ideal candidate will be motivated to advance clinical psychology education, promote diversity and social justice within the curriculum, and engage students in self-reflection and self-awareness. MWU is housed within a larger graduate healthcare University, and excellent candidates will be someone who is keenly interested in helping students to become skilled clinicians, researchers, and advocates while recognizing their critical role as a leader on interdisciplinary teams.
Midwestern University is an independent institution of higher education committed to the education of healthcare professionals. The Downers Grove, IL campus opened in 1986 and is located on a beautiful, wooded, 105-acre campus just 25 miles west of Chicago, IL. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. We encourage you to visit www.midwestern.edu for additional details about our dynamic University. Midwestern University is an equal opportunity employer; minority and diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Please submit your application packet through MWU’s online job board.
1. Visit www.midwestern.edu
2. In the Quick Links section, select ‘Employment at MWU’
3. Select ‘view current job openings’
4. Select ‘faculty’ for job category and ‘Illinois Campus’ for location
Your application packet should include:
- A letter of application
- CV (upload as an attachment or inserted as text)
- Application (you will be prompted to complete the online application)
- Names of 3 professional references
Applicants may send inquiries and letters of recommendation to: Dr. Ann Sauer, Program Director, Department of Behavioral Science at firstname.lastname@example.org, 630-515-6245.
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke-Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.