School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute Springfield Campus
invites applications for up to two (2) position openings for full-time core
faculty members in Clinical Psychology.
Responsibilities include some combination of classroom instruction, clinical
supervision, supervising student research, involvement in faculty governance,
and developing other professional areas of interest including
scholarship/research, community service, and/or clinical practice through our
training clinic. All areas of specialization will be considered, but candidates
with expertise in primary care psychology, biopsychology, and/or cognitive
neuroscience are especially encouraged to apply.
teaching in at least two of the following areas strongly preferred: Health
Psychology, Cognitive & Affective Bases of Behavior, Biopsychology,
Psychopharmacology, Psychological Assessment, Evidence-based Psychotherapies,
Statistics, Research Design, or Psychometrics.
Required qualifications include a doctoral degree in psychology from an
APA-accredited program, eligibility for doctoral licensure in Missouri (for
those engaging in clinical supervision and/or practice), and appropriate
preparation for and commitment to excellence in teaching and clinical training.
Preferred qualifications include evidence of excellence in teaching at the
graduate level and relevant documented research experience or post-doctoral
training in the specialty area. Highly qualified post-doctoral candidates
seeking licensure supervision will be considered. Faculty rank is dependent
Review of applications is ongoing and all appointments are subject to funding
availability. Applicants should submit a letter of interest including areas of
teaching competence, curriculum vitae, and contact information (name, position,
work/home phone, and email) from at least three professional references to Beth
Bennett, Executive Assistant to the Administration, 2885 West Battlefield Rd,
Springfield, MO, 65807. Phone: (417) 823-3450; Email: email@example.com.
Reprints/preprints will also be accepted, as will work samples, syllabi or past
teaching evaluations, in support of an application.
Forest Institute is a private, not-for-profit institution of higher education
that offers degree programs in psychology, applied behavior analysis, and
marriage and family therapy. Institutional resources include a large,
community-based training clinic providing more than 10,000 hours of clinical
service annually. Opportunities for part-time paid practice in the clinic are
available to faculty. The institution offers malpractice insurance, a generous
leave policy, and continuing education funding as well as a competitive salary
and benefits package. A starting bonus and relocation expenses are potentially available
to new faculty.
is an Equal Opportunity Employer with an ongoing institutional commitment to
diversity among our faculty, students, and staff. We seek candidates who share
our commitment to diversity and can work effectively with students, faculty,
and staff from diverse backgrounds. We welcome and strongly encourage
applications from historically underrepresented groups, including (but not
limited to) people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT
more information about Forest, please visit our website at www.forest.edu.
Springfield, Missouri, is a premier mid-size metro area offering a low cost of
living, a friendly community with excellent schools, and a great place for
The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute
2885 W. Battlefield
Springfield, MO 65807
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