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Assistant Professor/Director of Clinical Training, Clinical Psychology 
PCOM

At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance medicine that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. PCOM affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals.

The School of Professional and Applied Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) is seeking a Pennsylvania-licensed or license-eligible doctoral level clinical psychologist with a cognitive-behavioral orientation for a full-time (12 month) tenure track director of clinical training position, entering at the assistant/associate professor level.

This position is based at PCOM (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Working closely with the director of the PsyD program in administering the program.
  • Directing clinical training for Clinical PsyD program including oversight of practicum coordinator, practice and internships.
  • Teaching 9 to 12 credits in the APA-accredited PsyD program in clinical psychology.
  • Mentoring dissertations, clinical supervision, advising and developing a research program with students.
  • Scholarly activity in areas of specialty.
  • Participation in school, program and university committee work. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

*Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a criminal background check.
Education
  • Degree in clinical psychology from an APA-accredited Program, emphasis in cognitive-behavioral training (including ACT, DBT, PST, and other), and a planned program of scholarly activity are required.
Experience
  • Candidate must have a thorough understanding and commitment to teaching students being trained in a practitioner-scholar model.
  • Preference will be given to individuals with specialized expertise in older adults, veterans, severe and persistent mental illness, and patients with complex and enduring personality difficulties, underserved populations, trauma, or integrative healthcare. 
  • Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated successful teaching and mentoring experience in a doctoral level graduate program.
  • Evidence of attention and sensitivity to, and experience in working with diverse students and clientele, demonstrating cultural humility. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and collaborative skills. 
  • Potential to secure grant funding. 
  • Experience in clinical supervision of students.
  • Experience in supervising or participating in dissertations.
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations
  • Pennsylvania-licensed or license-eligible doctoral level PA and Nationally Certified School Psychologist

Application Instructions

All applications MUST include:

  • Letter of intent
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of scholarly interests
  • Curriculum vitae

PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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