Job Opening: Clinical Psychology Faculty - Divine Mercy University

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Clinical Psychology Faculty Position in Arlington, VA – Child, Marriage, and Family Specialization

The Institute for the Psychological Sciences (IPS) at Divine Mercy University (DMU) in Arlington, VA invites applications for a full-time Clinical Psychology faculty position in the Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) Program. This position will involve assigned coursework, clinical supervision of students, dissertation advising, administrative duties, as well as research / scholarship.

Located in Northern Virginia, the IPS doctoral program in clinical psychology (Psy.D.) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA). IPS is a cutting-edge institution offering a unique integration of sound science and the effective practice of psychology with the Catholic understanding of the person, marriage and family.

Applicants must have the following minimal qualifications: (1) a doctoral degree in psychology from an accredited institution; (2) specialization in Child, Marriage, and Family therapy; (3) evidence of recent relevant work in the field, including teaching, research, publications, or clinical practice; and (4) current licensure or immediate license eligibility as a clinical psychologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Preference will be given to candidates who (1) are graduates of APA-accredited programs, (2) have graduate-level teaching experience in APA-accredited clinical psychology programs, (3) have an additional specialization in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and (4) demonstrate current research and scholarship in the discipline. Applicants without a significant academic track record, but with demonstrated strengths in clinical training, supervision, and teaching, will be given serious consideration. Rank of appointment and salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts for all post-secondary education, letters of reference from three higher education professionals, as well as a cover letter of interest that addresses the applicant’s compatibility with the IPS mission by e-mail to Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The Institute for the Psychological Sciences is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, actively committed to increasing diversity within its community. As required by the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, IPS does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.