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Tenure-track Faculty Position - Montclair State University

Posted: 8/21/2017

The Department of Psychology at Montclair State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in School Psychology to begin in September 2018. This position is open rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). We seek a dynamic colleague to join the collaborative core faculty who contribute to our 65-credit Specialist-Level MA Program in School Psychology. In addition, this new faculty member would be involved in our PhD Program in Clinical Psychology, which has a child/adolescent focus and offers opportunities for certification in school psychology. Area of research specialization is open. Responsibilities include teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, conducting an active research program, mentoring undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students, contributing to program development and evaluation, and providing service to the University and professional community.

Montclair State University is a public doctoral research university (R3) located approximately 30 minutes from New York City. The Psychology Department comprises more than 30 tenure-track and tenured faculty members and more than 20 active research labs. Our school psychology students receive practicum training at the department’s Psychological Services Clinic, which is housed in a new 25,000 square foot facility, featuring 24 assessment/treatment rooms equipped with state-of-the-art camera technology.

Qualifications and Requirements:
Applicants should have a doctoral degree in school psychology from a NASP or APA accredited program. Applicants should be certified or eligible for certification in school psychology (e.g., state certification or NCSP credential). Applicants should be licensed or eligible for licensure as a psychologist in New Jersey.

The ideal candidate should have demonstrated excellence in teaching and evidence of research productivity commensurate with experience. Experience working as a practicing school psychologist is desirable.

Send Materials To:
Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and three recommendation letters to School Psychology Search Committee Chair at psycsearch@montclair.edu. Please be sure to indicate that your application is for position “V-F16” in the cover letter and email subject heading. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Jeremy Fox at foxjer@montclair.edu or Dr. Sally Grapin at grapins@montclair.edu.

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Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

EDUCATION/PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH ASSISTANT POSITION AVAILABLE AT RUTGERS UNIVERSITY (posted 2/5/17)

 
Starting June 1 2017 (or sooner)
 
We are looking for a full-time paid research assistant (RA) on a federally funded research study. The 4-year project is a program evaluation of a novel integration of restorative practices and social and emotional learning with an explicit focus on equity, culture, and bias awareness. The 4-year evaluation will be led by Dr. Anne Gregory and take place in 18 elementary, middle, and high schools most of which are located in Brooklyn’s District 18, a low-income district comprised of mostly Black and Latino students. Specific RA responsibilities include assisting in 1) developing data collection measures and materials; 2) training of students in data collection methods; 3) traveling to schools in the New York City area to introduce the evaluation study to school staff and collecting consent forms; 4) administering surveys and interviews;  5) assisting in the development and maintenance of all databases; 4) entering, analyzing and checking data in computerized database; 5) conducting literature searches and collecting scientifically and empirically supported relevant data to assist in manuscript, journal article, and conference presentation preparation; and 6) managing data collection activities.
 
Applicants should have a Bachelors’ degree in psychology, education, or a related field. A masters degree is a plus. Requires previous experience working in the areas of education and/or psychology research and must possess skills in word processing, excel, and SPSS. Also preferred is (a) prior experience working collaboratively with students and staff in schools and (b) basic knowledge about school discipline, racial equity in schools, restorative justice programming, and social emotional leaning in schools. The person must be able to travel regularly to the Rutgers University Piscataway, NJ office and to 18 schools in the NYC area including to Brooklyn's District 18 (Flatbush and Canarsie). A driver's license and car would help facilitate regular travel.
 
Please apply through the Rutgers University job portal at http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/39858. The Research Project Assistant position has been posted under ROCS 17ST1239. 
 
Review of applications will begin no later than mid-February. Thank you for your interest!
 
For questions, please contact: 
Anne Gregory, Ph.D.
Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
Rutgers University
annegreg@gsapp.rutgers.edu
848-445-3984
Web Site: http://gsappweb.rutgers.edu/rts/equityrsch/index.php

POST-DOCTORAL CLINICAL FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY FELLOWSHIPS (4) (posted 1/22/17)

 
GRANT FUNDED: SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2018
Post-Doctoral Clinical Forensic Psychology Fellowship Description
 
Four (4) Post-Doctoral Clinical Forensic Psychology Fellowships in Child Maltreatment are available for start date September 1, 2017 at The Audrey Hepburn Children’s House (AHCH) at Hackensack University Medical Center (HackensackMeridian Healthcare).  The Children’s House is designated as a Regional Child Abuse and Diagnostic Center by the State of New Jersey.  The program resides in the Department of Pediatrics.  The position affords the opportunity to conduct forensic psychological assessments, foster care screenings, individual and group therapy and therapeutic visitation with children and families under the jurisdiction of the family court as a result of child maltreatment.  The Fellows will also be responsible for identifying, designing and studying a research question of mutual interest to The Children’s House under the supervision of a principal investigator.  There is also the additional opportunity to participate in the administration of a neuropsychological evaluation. 
 
The fellowship program has been approved by the American Board of Professional Psychology/American Board of Forensic Psychology (ABPP/ABFP) as providing the rigorous training that enables a waiver of the 5-year post-licensure requirement to be eligible for consideration as a diplomate.  As such, upon successful completion of the fellowship and licensure as a psychologist, candidates may submit their credentials for review by ABPP/ABFP.  Fellows will receive supervision to that contributes to eligibility requirements for the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) and state licensure. Bilingual candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
The Department of Pediatrics at Hackensack University Medical Center and The Audrey Hepburn Children’s House are in the forefront of pediatric care given to child maltreatment victims.  The Children’s House has a clinical staff of clinical pediatric psychologists, clinical social workers, creative arts therapists, board certified child abuse pediatricians, nurses and nurse practitioners.  With a staff of thirty-five, the Center provides direct service and consultation to the Division of Child Protection and Permanence within the Department of Children and Families, the Office of the Attorney General, local Prosecutors’ Offices, the Juvenile and Family Courts and other referred families within the northern six (6) counties [Bergen, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and Warren] in New Jersey.  The Center has over four thousand five hundred (4500) patient visits a year.  Salary is competitive and consistent with the Fair Labor Standards Act and accompanied by an excellent benefits package including full tuition.  The Children’s House is located in the town of Hackensack in Bergen County fifteen minutes west of New York City.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continues until the positions are filled.  Post-Doctoral fellow candidates should send curriculum vitae, statement of goals, a redacted Psychological Evaluation, and research and clinical interests to Carol A. Friedman, Ph.D., Audrey Hepburn Children’s House, Hackensack University Medical Center, 30 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601 or e-mail a PDF version of those materials at Carol.Friedman@HackensackMeridian.org.

Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship in Child Maltreatment for September 2017, Clinical Position, Rowan University, Glassboro (posted 12/9/16, deadline 1/15/17)

Excellent opportunity to accrue hours for licensure.  As part of a multidisciplinary team under the direction of Esther Deblinger, Ph.D., co-developer of Trauma-Focused CBT, responsibilities include conducting assessments of children who have experienced maltreatment, providing therapy to children and families impacted by child sexual abuse, physical abuse, and other traumas, and conducting mental health screenings for children entering foster care.  Full-time positions are available for qualified candidates interested in a clinical fellowship.  A doctoral degree in Psychology with child clinical experience is preferred.

Please contact Dr. Elisabeth Pollio at 856-566-7036 or pollioes@rowan.edu for additional information.  Please apply on-line at http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com.  Reference job #16SS5350206.   Application deadline is 1/15/17.  Our campus is located approximately 15 miles from center city Philadelphia, 1 hour from the beach, and 2 hours from New York City.  Rowan University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v, and a member of the University Health System of New Jersey.  CARES is also offering a clinical research fellowship and candidates are welcome to apply for both positions using the same application.

Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship in Child Maltreatment for September 2017, Clinical Research Position, Rowan University, Glassboro (posted 12/9/16, deadline 1/15/17)

Excellent opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary team under the direction of Esther Deblinger, Ph.D., co-developer of Trauma-Focused CBT (TF-CBT).  Position involves participating in research related to child maltreatment under Dr. Deblinger’s guidance.  The CARES Institute has conducted cutting-edge research on childhood PTSD, TF-CBT, child sexual abuse and child physical abuse, sexual behavior problems, implementation, outcome, and dissemination science, and compassion satisfaction among professionals. Some clinical responsibilities as well, including the assessment and evidence-based treatment of children who have experienced trauma and their families.  Full-time positions are available for qualified candidates.  A doctoral degree in Psychology is required and a strong research background and some child clinical experience are preferred.  Please contact Dr. Elisabeth Pollio at 856-566-7036 or pollioes@rowan.edu for additional information.  Please apply on-line at http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com.  Reference job #16SS5350206.   Application deadline is 1/15/17.

Our campus is located approximately 15 miles from center city Philadelphia, 1 hour from the beach, and 2 hours from New York City.  Rowan University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v, and a member of the University Health System of New Jersey. CARES is also offering a clinical fellowship and candidates are welcome to apply for both positions using the same application.

Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University (posted 10/20/16, start date 9/1/17) 

Position Description
The School Psychology and Clinical Psychology Programs in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University are seeking an individual to fill the position of Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor (non-tenure track) in the Department of Applied Psychology with major responsibilities for the oversight of school and clinical psychology doctoral practica, the Rutgers School Psychology Internship Consortium, and other school psychology doctoral internships.  The School Psychology and Clinical Psychology Psy.D. Programs are APA accredited and the School Psychology Program is also NASP approved.  The Rutgers School Psychology Internship Consortium is an APPIC member and is seeking APA accreditation.
 
Responsibilities of the position will include:  
  • Coordinating and providing oversight for doctoral school-based and clinical setting practica, including developing new practicum sites as needed, site visits to practica, as well as coordination and oversight of practicum supervision groups and site-based practicum supervision;
  • Serving as Director of the Rutgers School Psychology Internship Consortium, providing leadership for the APA accreditation process, and coordinating other doctoral internships in school psychology compliant with CDSPP guidelines; 
  • Developing and coordinating practicum and internship graduate student and site information and evaluation data management systems; 
  • Serving as primary advisor to graduate students concerning practicum and internship issues, including the placement practicum placement process, application to the APPIC Internship Matching Program, and application to other internship sites;  
  • Conducting practicum supervision/training groups for all first year students, an advanced practicum supervision group for second and third year school psychology students, and the Rutgers School Psychology Internship Seminar;
  • Participating in evaluation of student progress and competencies;
  • Engaging in clinical scholarship that is disseminated via conference presentations, journal articles, and/or book chapters.  
Qualifications include:  
  • A doctorate in school or clinical psychology; 
  • Licensed or license-eligible for the independent practice of psychology in New Jersey; 
  • Certified or eligible for certification as a school psychologist in New Jersey;
  • Professional experience in development and coordination of practicum and internship experiences, supervision at the doctoral training level, and delivery of psychological services;
  • Professional contacts in schools, mental health organizations and professional associations that can facilitate the development of new practicum and internship sites, or demonstrated potential to develop such contacts; 
  • Strong commitment to professional training of school and clinical psychologists and service delivery to underserved and diverse populations;
  • A record of or potential to engage in clinical scholarship.  
The date of appointment will begin no later than September 1, 2017.  Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.  Apply at the Rutgers Employment Opportunities website, https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/34863 with a letter of interest (a summary of qualifications, including experience in school and clinical service delivery settings, and training/supervision philosophy) and vita.  For questions about the position contact Susan Forman sgforman@rci.rutgers.edu or Timothy Cleary timothy.cleary@rutgers.edu. Rutgers University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Developmental Psychology, Department of Psychology, Montclair State University (posted 9/10/16, start date 9/1/17)

DESCRIPTION         

The Department of Psychology at Montclair State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Developmental Psychology to begin September 2017. This position is ideal for a candidate whose research contributes to the understanding of development in childhood and/or adolescence, and relates broadly to other strengths in the department including social psychology, perception and cognition, neuroscience, psychometrics and statistics, or clinical applications.  We are particularly interested in a scholar who focuses on development in middle/late childhood/adolescence, including research areas such as development of self, peer relationships, bullying, gender development, moral development, etc.  The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and evidence of scholarly productivity commensurate with experience. Doctorate in developmental psychology or experimental, cognitive, social psychology, with a focus in developmental, is required; post-doctoral experience is highly desirable. Experience with grant writing, and successful grant applications are also highly desirable.  Applicants should expect to teach courses with commitment to the undergraduate, M.A. Psychology, and combined BA/MA 5 year program.  Candidates will be expected to develop an active research program leading to publication with undergraduates and graduate students. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Ph.D. in psychology or related field with focus in developmental psychology. 

SALARY RANGE  Commensurate with experience                

STARTING DATE       September 1, 2017       

SEND                          Application (CV, application letter discussing teaching and research statements, recommendation letters, representative publications) to: Search Committee Chair, psycsearch@mail.montclair.edu.                             

                                    (Include V#F19)

APPLY BY                 Applicants will be reviewed until a suitable candidate is found. 

Organizational Marketing Statement:

With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey’s most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education.

Located 14 miles west of New York City on a 246-acre campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas, and early twentieth-century architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a talented and diverse faculty and student body.

The University’s six colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations, and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 17 varsity sports for men and women, Montclair State offers students the total college experience.

EEO/AA Statement:

Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity.

Additional information can be found on the MSU website at www.montclair.edu.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION INSTITUTION

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in School or Clinical Child Psychology, Department of Psychology, Montclair State University (posted 9/8/16, deadline 10/15/16)

Description:

The Department of Psychology at Montclair State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in school or clinical child psychology, with open rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor), to begin in September 2017. We specifically seek applicants with a child/adolescent research focus. Responsibilities include teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, conducting an active research program, mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and providing service to the University and professional community.

Montclair State University is a public doctoral research university (R3) located approximately 30 minutes from New York City. The Psychology Department comprises more than 25 tenure-track and tenured faculty members and more than 15 highly active research labs. Recently, the Department opened a new graduate training clinic in the Center for Clinical Services, a 25,000 square foot facility with several research labs and 24 assessment/treatment rooms featuring state-of-the-art camera technology. The graduate programs in school psychology and clinical child psychology are among the largest in the University, and we seek applicants who will contribute to teaching and mentorship in these thriving programs.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program in clinical psychology, school psychology, or related field. Applicants should be licensed or license eligible in New Jersey.

The ideal candidate should have demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence of research productivity commensurate with experience, and the potential to attract extramural funding. 

Applicants seeking appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level should have a well-established history of research productivity, including consistent external funding (preferably including current grants) and a strong record of teaching and mentoring graduate students. Candidates with experience in graduate program leadership are encouraged to apply.

Send Materials To:

Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and three recommendation letters to School/Clinical Child Psychology Search Committee Chair at psycsearch@mail.montclair.edu. Be sure to indicate that the application is for position “V# F18” in the cover letter and email subject heading. 

Apply By:

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Job Opening, Child/Adolescent Outpatient Department, Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Elizabeth (posted 4/21/16)

General Program Information
Trinitas Regional Medical Center (TRMC) is a major center for comprehensive health services for those who live and work in central New Jersey. Offering 531 beds, Trinitas is distinguished by no less than ten Centers of Excellence, which includes behavioral health services. The Department of Behavioral Health and Psychiatry offers one of the most comprehensive services in the state for the psychiatric treatment of children and adults, including every level of mental health and substance abuse care for both children and adults. TRMC is a Catholic teaching medical center sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth in partnership with Elizabethtown Healthcare Foundation. 
 
The Child and Adolescent Outpatient Unit (COPU) offers a full array of psychiatric and behavioral health services for children and adolescents (ages 3.5-18 years old) and their family members. The goals of the program are to improve communication; promote problem solving/crisis resolution; improve behavior; therapeutically stabilize significantly impaired youth; and collaborate with school, pediatricians, and outside collateral support systems to stabilize and facilitate family harmony. The COPU offers psychological evaluations, individual/family therapy, group therapy, and psychiatric evaluations and medication management.  A multidisciplinary team of culturally competent professionals work together to provide services in English and Spanish: board certified psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, licensed psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed social workers, and licensed professional counselors.  The COPU includes a comprehensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) program for teens who exhibit symptoms of borderline personality disorder and comorbid conditions.   The DBT program consists of individual/family therapy, multi-family DBT skills groups, phone coaching, and DBT consultation team. 
 
Position Details
This placement offers a clinician a range of clinical experiences at the COPU, including conducting intake evaluations; providing individual, group,  and family therapy to children, adolescents, and families with anxiety, mood, and disruptive behavior disorders; and engaging in case management with schools, psychiatric providers, and outside case managers.  Furthermore, the clinician will be involved in the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program, including carrying a caseload of up to 8 DBT cases, co-leading weekly multi-family DBT skills groups, providing phone coaching, and participating in a weekly consultation team.  If the clinician does not have previous experience with DBT, he/she will be trained in providing Dialectical Behavior Therapy to adolescents and their families, and will have the opportunity to participate in a Behavioral Tech foundational training.  The position will include the required supervision for licensure, if applicable, and additional supervision in DBT
 
Job Requirements:
NJ LCSW, or PhD/PsyD in psychology with a temporary permit or license in the state of NJ. 
Applicants must have interest in conducting CBT and DBT, and it is preferred that they have experience in these areas. 
 
To Apply
For applicants interested in working with children and adolescents in an urban, outpatient hospital setting, please submit CV, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation in a single email message to: 
Marlyse Benson, R.N., M.A., Senior Director of Behavioral Health and Psychiatry
mbenson@trinitas.org
The subject line should read: “COPU Clinician Application.”
 
Questions?
Feel free to reach out to Atara Hiller, PsyD, Psychologist and Coordinator of the Adolescent DBT program, at ahiller@trinitas.org with the subject: “COPU Clinician Opening.”