Full-Time Faculty, Clinical Psychology (Rank Open) (38 views)

Stevenson, MD
March 9, 2023

Full-Time Faculty, Clinical Psychology (Rank Open)


Stevenson University



The full-time faculty, Clinical Psychology is a 10-month full-time faculty member with a primary appointment in the Psy.D. (Clinical Psychology) program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching, course development, Psy.D. student advising and mentoring, service to the school, department, and university, and continued scholarship in the field. Teaching responsibilities include 24 contact hours per academic year and may, at the discretion of the Program Director, include undergraduate courses. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, student recruitment, retention, and placement efforts (which may include off-campus, evening, or weekend duties/activities), and participating in the life of the university. This position fulfills all responsibilities of a full-time faculty member as defined in the Stevenson University Policies and the Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology Full-Time Faculty Job Description. Rank and title will be determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with education and experience.

Department: Academic Affairs: Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology


Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program in a health service psychology area (i.e., clinical, counseling, or school) plus active psychology license (or be license-eligible) in Maryland with Graduate teaching experience in psychology. Experience in clinical practice preferred.


  • Demonstrated ability to teach Psychology at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the clinical practice of psychology.
  • Knowledge of state and national training and licensure requirements and APA/APPIC standards in teaching and supervising doctoral students.
  • Excellent interpersonal and cultural competency skills and demonstrated ability to communicate professionally and work effectively with diverse constituencies.
  • Ability to advise, mentor, and guide students and supervise student scholarly activity, including doctoral dissertation research.
  • Ability to create inclusive learning experiences that will help graduate and undergraduate students to develop professionally, intellectually, and socially.
  • Ability to work with students of diverse backgrounds and practice inclusive pedagogy.
  • Demonstrated student-centered approach to teaching, and a commitment to student achievement.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage in curriculum development, planning, implementation, and assessment.
  • Ability to assess student performance and learning.
  • Ability to use classroom and learning management technologies (e.g., Blackboard).
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications, including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Proficient with quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis programs.
  • Experience with data-driven program evaluation and educational assessment.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with students, peers, and professional contacts.
  • Commitment to integrity, excellence, learning, and community.
  • Commitment to professional development.
  • Excellent organizational, reasoning, and problem-solving skills .
  • Capability to develop and maintain a professional network to support advising, mentoring, and placement of Psy.D. students in relevant clinical settings.
  • Ability to travel between campuses.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.

Physical Requirements:

Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Sitting, standing, walking, talking, hearing, keyboarding, and repetitive motions. Close visual acuity. Position requires sitting and standing for extended periods of time and the ability to speak clearly and effectively for an extended period of time.

Essential Functions:

Instructional Activity

  • Engage in instructional activity totaling 24 contact hours per academic year.
  • Teaching responsibilities include instructing students in face-to-face or online courses and in immediate preparation for them; maintaining and improving competence in subjects taught; preparing teaching materials; conferring with students on course materials; directing individual and group studies; reviewing projects and papers; evaluating assignments and examinations or presentations; supervising independent study projects, including dissertation research; and submitting grades in a timely manner. Stevenson University uses the Blackboard course management system, and compliance with training and usage requirements is expected.
  • Other responsibilities include writing and/or updating syllabi each semester or term; reading and responding to emails; grading course work in timely fashion; submitting mid-term and final grades, attendance verification, academic alerts, and other reports as requested; and alerting the Graduate Program Director and/or other appropriate university personnel to student concerns on a timely basis.
  • Maintain teaching effectiveness by encouraging active student learning, reflecting and responding to student evaluations of teaching, and adjusting teaching strategies per recommendations from classroom observations, Faculty Mentoring and Evaluation Committee (FMEC), and supervisor evaluations.
  • Hold office hours (minimum of 3 hours per week).
  • Advise Psy.D. students in academic, research, and career matters.
  • Chair and/or serve on student dissertation committees as requested or assigned.
  • Conduct student advising activities including time spent providing students with support, resources, and/or recommendations regarding academic, curricular, career and/or graduate school matters.
  • Meet with students as related to instructional activity.
  • Evaluate, update, and revise courses regularly.
  • Participate in the assessment activities of the Program and University.
  • Every faculty member is guaranteed academic freedom in accordance with the statement on academic freedom and responsibilities of faculty members, as stated in the University’s policies.
  • Teaching assignments may require teaching day or evening classes, as needed.

Scholarly Activity

  • Maintain independent pursuits-including scholarly or applied projects-to enhance teaching effectiveness.
  • Attend professional conferences, workshops, or meetings to maintain currency in an area of academic interest.
  • Maintain scholarly activities that contribute to the profession through publications or presentations.
  • Maintain active clinical psychology license in Maryland or jurisdiction of residence/practice.

Service Activity

  • Department service includes contributing to student recruitment, retention, and registration efforts (including reviewing application materials for and interviewing prospective Psy.D. students); attending program/departmental meetings; participating in Open Houses and recruiting efforts; attending and participating in planning and coordination of program/departmental events; and establishing professional relationships to generate placement opportunities for students.
  • University service includes, but is not limited to, service on the University, School, and Program/Departmental committees.
  • Attend all faculty, staff, University, and Psy.D. Program meetings. Attend Psychology Department meetings as requested.
  • Attend all convocations, including commencement exercises.
  • Participate in Psy.D. program events, professional peer review, and ongoing departmental activities, such as curriculum assessment and accreditation-related activities.
  • Participate in general curriculum development and other departmental activities associated with a full-time University faculty position.
  • Perform professional service to the community, including psychology practice and other uses of academic and professional expertise to serve the profession of psychology and the University.

Reports To: Program Director, Clinical Psychology

Work Location: Greenspring

Position Category: Faculty

Position Type:

Months/Year: 10

Hrs/Week: 40

FLSA: Exempt

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://apptrkr.com/3973362

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