The School of Professional Psychology (SOPP) at Spalding University is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to begin in fall of 2019. Spalding University was founded in 1814 to provide quality education, and our vibrant university mission is built around creating a diverse community of learners committed to meeting the needs of our time through the promotion of peace and justice. We offer a B.A. in Psychology and a Psy.D. in clinical psychology (which has been fully accredited by APA since 1989). Our doctoral program is a scholar-practitioner model that offers generalist training with outstanding practicum and coursework opportunities for specialization. In 2012, and again in 2016, we applied for and received a $2.6 million dollar HRSA scholarship grant to help decrease student tuition costs for disadvantaged and diverse students. A key reason that we were awarded this grant is that more than 50% of our doctoral alumni are working with underserved individuals or in under-served areas. We are strongly committed to attracting and supporting students who represent diversity and are underrepresented in the field of psychology. A strength of our university is its location in downtown Louisville, which allows our students a wide variety of practicum experiences working with traditionally marginalized individuals.
We are seeking a candidate with an interest in teaching both undergraduate and doctoral courses. Successful candidates will evidence three areas of expertise in equal balance. First, they will be strong teachers who utilize best practices in teaching and enjoy student mentoring. Second, they will be thoughtful scholars with a record of presenting and/or publishing in their chosen research interest areas. Third, they will possess a cooperative spirit and work well with others on university and department service committees. Individuals who represent diversity and/or have experience in multicultural psychology are particularly encouraged to apply. Our open position is at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank, depending on experience. The position offers scheduling flexibility (other than class times) and faculty members are encouraged to use up to eight hours per week in research, consultation, direct service (e.g. private practice) and/or supervision. Contract supervision for doctoral students on practicum placements may be available.
Spalding University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. The University complies with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws. It is the University’s policy not to discriminate against any individual or group of individuals and to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, veteran status or other protected status.
About Spalding University
Nestled in the midst of Kentucky’s largest city, historic Spalding University combines a rich history and a commitment to community service as we attract students who desire a high quality education in a very personalized setting. An engaged faculty serves nearly 2500 students at the bachelors’, masters and doctoral levels, providing quality, real-world learning in liberal and professional studies. Faculty, staff and students are united by the institutional mission: Spalding University is a diverse community of learners dedicated to meeting the needs of the times in the tradition of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth through quality undergraduate and graduate liberal and professional studies, grounded in spiritual values, with emphasis on service and the promotion of peace and justice. With a focus on community service and leadership, Spalding offers all students a mission-driven connection to community and comprehensive learning resources while striking a distinctive balance serving the educational needs of both the traditional student and the working adult. In addition, our unique 6-week session delivery format affords students needed scheduling flexibility amidst other life resp...onsibilities. Spalding University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University complies with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws. It is the University’s policy not to discriminate against any individual or group of individuals and to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, veteran status or other protected status. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening as well as a criminal background check.