The Department of Psychology invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor (Fixed Term) to serve beginning August 2024. This 9-month, non-tenure-track position involves a primary responsibility in teaching, clinical training, and other instructional responsibilities within our NASP-approved specialist in school psychology (MA/SSP) program and our APA-accredited pediatric school psychology concentration of the PhD program. The Department of Psychology operates a departmental training clinic (https://psychology.ecu.edu/pass/) that provides clinical services to students, faculty, and community residents. We also have longstanding relationships with area public school systems for research, clinical contracts, practica and internships. The responsibilities of this position include teaching graduate courses in school assessment, school intervention, and other related courses as well as undergraduate courses such as developmental psychology. Opportunities exist for clinical research collaborations within our Health Psychology program and with other departments, including those in ECU's College of Education and Brody School of Medicine.
Special Instructions To Application:
To apply, complete a candidate profile and submit the following items for position 939420 at http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/www.ecu.edu/jobs:
Statement of teaching & supervision philosophy
Contact information for three current references
Samples of current scholarship
Review of applications will begin on November 5, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Official transcripts are required upon employment and three reference letters are required from position finalist. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Christy Walcott, email@example.com.
A PhD or equivalent in school psychology or related discipline is required. Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and degree programs must be NASP-approved or APA-accredited. Expertise with school assessment and intervention is required.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 939420
Organizational Unit Overview:
East Carolina University (ECU, https://www.ecu.edu), a member of the University of North Carolina system, is committed to being a national model for student success, regional transformation and public service. Through education, research, health care, community engagement, cultural enrichment and more, ECU enhances the quality of life for our students, our state and our world, and is launching an exciting strategic plan for 2023–2028, Future focused – Innovation driven.
ECU is classified as a Doctoral/Research-Intensive University and enrolls around 29,000 students, with over 5,500 pursuing graduate and professional degrees. ECU is in Greenville, NC (pop. 95,000 with a metropolitan population of over 170,000), which lies 90 miles east of Raleigh and 80 miles from the Atlantic coast. A thriving small city and regional center for education, health, and the arts, Greenville is a great place to live, work, play, and visit. It has a cost of living more than 10 percent below the national average and boasts a vibrant Uptown district with restaurants, breweries, and shopping. Greenville hosts a variety of festivals throughout the year and offers numerous recreational opportunities, including access to the Tar River, over nine miles of greenways, nearly 30 parks and recreational facilities, and a growing arts scene.
The Department of Psychology (http://psychology.ecu.edu) has 30 full-time faculty members, over 800 undergraduate majors, a master's program with several concentrations including Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and School Psychology, as well as a Specialist-level program in School Psychology. The Department also has a doctoral program in Psychology with three separate concentrations – Clinical Health Psychology, Pediatric School Psychology, and Occupational Health Psychology. Both the Clinical Health Psychology and Pediatric School concentrations are accredited by the American Psychological Association. The Department also participates in the Multidisciplinary Studies degree program's concentration in Neuroscience and offers a graduate certificate in Quantitative Methods for the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Psychology faculty routinely receive College- and University-level teaching awards and are recognized nationally and internationally for their scholarship and professional leadership. Faculty have recently received grants funded from Institute of Education Sciences; National Cancer Institute; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institute of Mental Health; National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; and National Science Foundation. The Health Psychology program is a current and past recipient of a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Graduate Psychology Education training grant.
Moreover, the State of North Carolina is positioned to make significant investment in growing the primary care workforce at ECU, including supporting the Department's Psychological Assessment and Specialty Services (PASS) Clinic, school psychologist training, and a new Behavioral health inpatient facility in the region, which all further complement the newly established joint operating agreement between ECU Health and ECU Brody School of Medicine.
Finally, faculty routinely collaborate with colleagues throughout the schools and colleges of ECU and have established connections with ECU's School of Dental Medicine, College of Education, and various departments in Brody School of Medicine, including Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, and Cardiology.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.