Psychology (Community/Counseling) Faculty Positions - Fall 2014 (Psych_fall_2014)
Date Open: August 25, 2014
THE SAGE COLLEGES
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
TROY, NEW YORK
FACULTY POSITIONS IN COMMUNITY/COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY
The Sage Colleges Department of Psychology invites potential candidates to apply for one of two full-time tenure-track positions as assistant or associate professor, effective Fall 2014. Primary responsibilities for both positions will be teaching in the graduate M.A. Counseling and Community Psychology program; both positions also include teaching in the undergraduate programs. The duties associated with these positions include supervising interns, developing practicum and internship sites, participating in student recruitment and other college-related activities. Successful candidates will be active scholars engaged in a program of research.
Candidates will have earned doctorates in counseling or clinical psychology with interest in interdisciplinary collaboration around issues of behavioral health and wellness across the lifespan. The community perspective, informed by a social justice orientation, serves as a foundation for the curriculum. Multicultural concerns are threaded throughout the courses with particular attention to underserved populations. Background interests and experience in counseling-- individual, group, couples and family counseling, and LGBT counseling—are welcome. Courses to be taught include Professional Issues, Theories of Counseling, Counseling Skills, Abnormal Psychology, Internship, and Practicum. Additional specialized knowledge in developmental psychology, forensic psychology, health psychology, or research methods is desirable. Preference will be given to graduates of APA accredited doctoral programs and internships. Candidates should be licensed or license eligible in NY State.
The Sage Colleges, located in the Capital Region of New York State, include Russell Sage College for Women, the co-educational Sage College of Albany, the School of Professional and Continuing Education, and three graduate schools—Education, Health Sciences, and Management. The Psychology Department offers courses and programs across these colleges. The graduate programs in Counseling and Community Psychology and Community Psychology are housed in the School of Health Sciences (SHS) and are aligned with its mission to provide leadership in community-based healthcare education and research with a focus on interdisciplinary healthcare for underserved populations.
Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience; a generous benefits package includes tuition waivers for employees and dependents. Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. Review of applications will begin in December. Those interested should send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, a brief summary of their research program, and the names of three professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Susan Cloninger, Chair of the Psychology Search Committee
The Sage Colleges
65 First Street
Troy, NY 12180