Clinical Psychology

Employment Opportunities In Psychology

Program Chair: Clinical Psychology

The School of Psychology at Florida Institute of Technology invites applications for the position of Program Chair of the Clinical Psy.D. program, starting August, 2016.

The Chair will offer leadership and vision for continued growth and development of the practitioner-scientist mission of our APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Psy.D. program. Chair responsibilities include: program administration; academics; recruitment, evaluation and supervision of faculty and the Director of Clinical Training; student affairs; and representing the program to the college, the university and the profession. Some teaching and research in field of specialization is expected.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program, be licensed or license eligible in Florida, and have a strong record of leadership and scholarly achievement commensurate with the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Commitment to diversity, and to broad and general training consistent with the Standards of Accreditation, is expected. Field of specialization is open. Applications from women and men with culturally diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged.

The Clinical Psy.D. program was established in 1980 and has been continuously accredited by the APA since 1983. The program currently has eight core full-time faculty and accepts approximately 20 students a year. An on-campus outpatient clinic serves as the first practicum site, and there are collaborations with the Behavior Analysis program in the area of autism treatment. The Psy.D. program offers four concentrations - child/family, integrated healthcare, neuropsychology and forensic psychology - that provide advanced academic and practicum experience.

The University: Florida Tech, founded in 1958, is the only independent, technological university in the southeast, with a main campus enrollment of approximately 4700 students and 9000 total. It is ranked as a Tier 1 Best National University and 1st in International Diversity by US News and World Report and among the top 200 universities in the world. The 180-acre campus is located in Melbourne on the east coast of central Florida. The campus is 10 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean and 50 minutes from Kennedy Space Center.

Florida Institute of Technology is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status, or other non-merit reasons in admissions, scholarship and loan programs, educational programs, athletic or other university sponsored programs or activities, and employment.

More information about Florida Institute of Technology and the clinical psychology program can be found at www.fit.edu and http://cpla.fit.edu/clinical/, and please also see http://cpla.fit.edu/clinical/employment.php for this position description.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should send a letter of interest outlining his or her administrative and academic experience, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Radhika Krishnamurthy at rkrishna@fit.edu with a subject heading of Job Search, or mail to Radhika Krishnamurthy, PsyD, ABAP, Search Committee Chair; School of Psychology, Florida Institute of Technology, 150 West University Blvd., Melbourne, Florida 32901-6975.

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Director of Clinical Trianing

The Director of Clinical Training (DCT)/core academic faculty is a member of the Clinical Psychology (PsyD) program faculty who devotes 50% of his or her time to supporting the clinical training activities (practicum, pre-doctoral internship) of the program and 50% toward other academic roles and functions. Rank and salary for this position depend on qualifications. Applications from women and men with culturally diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged.

 The successful candidate for this position has a PsyD or PhD degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program, is licensed or license-eligible in Florida, has administrative skills and experience, and has experience in academic roles including teaching, supervision, and research. Commitment to broad and general training consistent with the Standards of Accreditation is expected.

 The DCT is responsible for (a) developing and maintaining a quality practicum network, (b) data collection and analysis of practicum-related data consistent with national training expectations, and (c) placing and tracking students in Pre-Practicum and Practicum sites, and assisting them in their applications for internship positions. The DCT is expected to demonstrate commitment to diversity in all aspects of the program and abide by the minimum standards of quality defined by the APA Commission on Accreditation.

 The other 50% of the DCT’s time may be assigned toward teaching graduate/undergraduate courses, providing clinical supervision, and/or providing research mentoring per program need. The successful candidate will engage in a program of applied research, ideally with external funding, with the potential to make a significant contribution to the literature and the field of clinical psychology. He or she would also be expected to participate in year-round program activities including student selection and admission processes, annual student evaluations, grading clinical oral and written comprehensive exams, etc. Additional activities may include professional service to the program, university and profession.

 Florida Institute of Technology is a small (approximately 4600 students in the main campus and 9000 total), private university located in the middle of Florida’s east coast. It is ranked as a Tier 1 Best National University by US News and World Report and among the top 200 universities in the world. The PsyD program accepts approximately 20 students a year, has been accredited by APA since 1986, and currently has eight core full-time faculty. Florida Institute of Technology is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status, or other non-merit reasons in admissions, scholarship and loan programs, educational programs, athletic or other university sponsored programs or activities, and employment.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should send a curriculum vitae, representative preprints/reprints, three letters of recommendation, and a cover letter outlining research, teaching, and clinical supervision experience to: Dr. Radhika Krishnamurthy at rkrishna@fit.edu with a subject heading: Job Search. Alternatively, materials may be mailed to Radhika Krishnamurthy, PsyD, ABAP, Search Committee Chair; School of Psychology, Florida Institute of Technology, 150 West University Blvd., Melbourne, Florida 32901-6975.

 

Clinical Psychology Core Faculty Position/Forensic Psychology Specialty

This position is for a full-time, core academic faculty member in the Clinical Psychology PsyD program at Florida Institute of Technology. Rank and salary for this position depend on qualifications. Applications from women and men with culturally diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged.

Minimum qualifications for the position include:

1. A PsyD or PhD degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program.

2. Clinical expertise in Health Service Psychology, including the supervision of trainees.

3. Strong program of research with record of high quality research publications and professional presentations with potential to secure external grant funding.

4. Licensed or license-eligible in Florida.

5. Experience in academic roles including teaching, clinical supervision, research and service.

Strong preference will be given to applicants with forensic psychology expertise who can maintain and expand this training area of our program. Applicants with experience in teaching and/or research in diversity areas, including in his or her clinical specialty, are encouraged to apply. The faculty member is also expected to demonstrate commitment to broad and general training consistent with the Standards of Accreditation.

The faculty member is expected to engage in a program of applied research with the potential to make a significant contribution to the literature and the field of clinical psychology, and secure external grant funding. He or she would also direct doctoral research projects. Teaching can be in a number of areas that past experience supports, with priority given to forensic psychology. Integrated health care, addictions, group therapy, family therapy, and multicultural psychology are other potential areas of teaching. Teaching may also include foundational knowledge courses in the PsyD program and/or undergraduate psychology courses.

The core clinical faculty participates in year-round program activities including student selection and admission processes, annual student evaluations, grading clinical oral and written comprehensive exams, etc. Most clinical faculty members serve as practicum supervisors at our on-campus community psychological services clinic. Additional activities may include professional service to the program, university and profession.

Florida Institute of Technology is a small (approximately 4600 students in the main campus and 9000 total), private university located in the middle of Florida’s east coast. It is ranked as a Tier 1 Best National University by US News and World Report and among the top 200 universities in the world. The PsyD program accepts approximately 20 students a year, has been accredited by APA since 1986, and currently has eight core full-time faculty. Florida Institute of Technology is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status, or other non-merit reasons in admissions, scholarship and loan programs, educational programs, athletic or other university sponsored programs or activities, and employment.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should send a curriculum vitae, representative preprints/reprints, three letters of recommendation, and a cover letter outlining research, teaching, and clinical supervision experience to: Dr. Radhika Krishnamurthy at rkrishna@fit.edu with a subject heading: Job Search. Alternatively, materials may be mailed to Radhika Krishnamurthy, PsyD, ABAP, Search Committee Chair; School of Psychology, Florida Institute of Technology, 150 West University Blvd., Melbourne, Florida 32901-6975.

 

Clinical Psychology Core Faculty Position/Integrated Healthcare Specialty

This position is for a full-time, core academic faculty member in the Clinical Psychology PsyD program at Florida Institute of Technology. Rank and salary for this position depend on qualifications. Applications from women and men with culturally diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged.

 Minimum qualifications for the position include:

1. A PsyD or PhD degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program.

2. Clinical expertise in Health Service Psychology, including the supervision of trainees.

3. Strong program of research with record of high quality research publications and professional presentations with the potential to secure external grant funding.

4. Licensed or license-eligible in Florida.

5. Experience in academic roles including teaching, clinical supervision, research and service.

 Strong preference will be given to applicants with integrated healthcare expertise who can maintain and expand this training area of our program. Applicants with experience in teaching and/or research in diversity areas, including in his or her clinical specialty, are encouraged to apply. The faculty member is also expected to demonstrate commitment to broad and general training consistent with the Standards of Accreditation.

 The faculty member is expected to engage in a program of applied research with the potential to make a significant contribution to the literature and the field of clinical psychology, and secure external grant funding. He or she would also direct doctoral research projects. Teaching can be in a number of areas that past experience supports, with priority given to integrated healthcare. Forensics, addictions, group therapy, family therapy, and multicultural psychology are other potential areas of teaching. Teaching may also include foundational knowledge courses in the PsyD program and/or undergraduate psychology courses.

 The core clinical faculty participates in year-round program activities including student selection and admission processes, annual student evaluations, grading clinical oral and written comprehensive exams, etc. Most clinical faculty members serve as practicum supervisors at our on-campus community psychological services clinic. Additional activities may include professional service to the program, university and profession.

 Florida Institute of Technology is a small (approximately 4600 students in the main campus and 9000 total), private university located in the middle of Florida’s east coast. It is ranked as a Tier 1 Best National University by US News and World Report and among the top 200 universities in the world. The PsyD program accepts approximately 20 students a year, has been accredited by APA since 1986, and currently has eight core full-time faculty. Florida Institute of Technology is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status, or other non-merit reasons in admissions, scholarship and loan programs, educational programs, athletic or other university sponsored programs or activities, and employment.

 Review of applications will begin November 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should send a curriculum vitae, representative preprints/reprints, three letters of recommendation, and a cover letter outlining research, teaching, and clinical supervision experience to: Dr. Radhika Krishnamurthy at rkrishna@fit.edu with a subject heading: Job Search. Alternatively, materials may be mailed to Radhika Krishnamurthy, PsyD, ABAP, Search Committee Chair; School of Psychology, Florida Institute of Technology, 150 West University Blvd., Melbourne, Florida 32901-6975.

 

 

Opportunities for Clinical Psychology Graduate Students

None listed at the present time

 

Post-Doc Training Opportunities

None listed at the present time

 

Opportunities for Licensed Psychologist

None listed at the present time

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Contact

School of Psychology
150 W. University Blvd.
Melbourne, FL 32901

321.674.8104
psychology@fit.edu