_____________________________________________________________________ VOLUME 1, ISSUE 5 PSYCHNEWS INTERNATIONAL August/September 1996 _____________________________________________________________________ SECTION E: EMPLOYMENT (1/2) -------------------------------------------------------- This section is intended for listing current job openings in positions relevant to our readers. Submissions should be in the following format: 1) Position title, 2) Institution name, 3) Institution location, 4) Full description, 5) 60-character line length Send job postings to: email@example.com Donna Tabish, Employment Editor ____________________________________________________________ _________ INDEX _________ ============================================================ OUTSIDE THE U.S. ============================================================ 01: ASSOCIATE/ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN CLINICAL/FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY (Australia) 02: LECTURER (3 POSITIONS) (REF: A44/96) DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY (Australia) 03: PROFESSOR OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (Austria) 04: LECTURESHIP IN PSYCHOLOGY (UK) ============================================================ UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (USA) ============================================================ 05: RN POSITION FOR SMI HOMELESS IN ALASKA (Alaska, US) 06: LICENSED CLINICIAN (PSYCHOLOGIST PREFERRED) CHILDREN/FAMILIES (CA, US) 07: ASSESSMENT COORDINATOR (ID, US) 08: ASST. PROFESSOR, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, TENURE-TRACK (KY, US) 09: TWO TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITIONS (MA, US) 10: FACULTY POSITIONS; ASSISTANT AND ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR LEVELS (MA, US) 11: TENURE-TRACK POSITION; COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY (MI, US) 12: CLINICAL/COUNCELING/SOCIAL, 3 TENURE-TRACK POSITIONS (MO, US) 13: CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER - ADULT INPATIENT SETTING (NC, US) 14: ASST. PROFESSOR, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, TENURE-TRACK (NY, US) 15: TENURE-TRACK, APPLIED COGNITIVE SCIENCE (VA, US) 16: SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND BEHAVIORAL PHARMACOLOGY (VA, US) 17: ASST. PROFESSOR, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, TENURE-TRACK (VA, US) 18: CLINICAL/COUNCELING PSYCHOLOGIST/PROFESSOR (WA, US) ============================================================ 01: ASSOCIATE/ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN CLINICAL/FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY Institution: Bond University Location: Queensland, Australia ============================================================ Applications are invited for appointment as Associate or Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, at Bond University. Bond University is Australia's first private university, established six years ago, with an emphasis on quality teaching through small classes. The Gold Coast is similar in environment, climate and activities to the east coast of Florida. Applicants must hold or be completing doctoral level qualifications and should have experience in clinical or forensic psychology. Eligibility for membership of the Australian Psychological Society's College of Clinical Psychologists or College of Forensic Psychologists will be an advantage. This is an opportunity to join a young and growing department and contribute to the development of professional psychology programs, as well as some undergraduate teaching. Appointment will be at the Associate or Assistant Professorial level, depending on qualifications and experience. For information regarding the department and duties, contact Professor Bob Montgomery, Head of Psychology, tel: INT+617 5595 2574, fax: INT+617 5595 2545, email: Montgomery@pcmail.Bond.edu.au For information regarding appointment details, contact Alyson McGrath, Human Resources Officer, tel: INT+617 5595 2501, fax: INT+617 5595 2545. Applications close on 27 September 1996, should include details of qualifications, experience and three referees, and be forwarded to Professor Paul Wilson, Dean of Humanities & Social Sciences, Bond University, Gold Coast, Qld, Australia, 4229. ============================================================ 02: LECTURER (3 POSITIONS) (REF: A44/96) DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY Institution: University of Western Australia Location: Australia ============================================================ Applications are invited for the above positions. Academic excellence will be the major criterion for appointment and expertise in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: Abnormal/Clinical Psychology (ideally with formal clinical qualification); Social Psychology; and/or Psychometrics. The successful applicants will be expected to make an input to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and to provide research supervision for Honours, Masters and PhD students. Applicants are expected to have completed a PhD, to have a promising record of published research and to have experience of high quality University teaching. Appointment will be for a period of 3 years with prospects of re- appointment for a further 2 years. For an exceptional candidate, it is possible that appointment may be offered at a more senior level and/or that the position may be offered on a tenurable basis. The Department of Psychology is one of the largest and most vigorous within this thriving University. It benefits from impressive teaching and research facilities, provides a stimulating environment that fosters the pursuit of academic excellence and enjoys an outstanding research reputation. In a recent independent review of international research impact, based upon the Higher Education Funding Council research assessment system employed in the UK, the UWA Department of Psychology was assigned the maximum rating, representing the highest recognised level of international research impact. In keeping with our strong research orientation, the Department provides new staff members with access to internal grant support and with substantial teaching relief, to enable them to establish productive programmes of independent research. As the Department of Psychology maintains close research links with related University Departments and with several external agencies it may be possible to negotiate joint appointments for suitably qualified candidates who find such arrangements attractive. Applications must address the selection criteria and applicants with teaching experience are requested to submit a teaching portfolio as part of their application together with a research portfolio. For further information and copies of the selection criteria please contact the Head of Department, Dr Colin MacLeod on telephone 380 3273 or fax 380 1007 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. SALARY RANGE: Lecturer Level B $A 43,042 - $A 51,113 p.a. CLOSING DATE: 4 October 1996 Benefits include superannuation, fares to Perth (if applicable) for appointee and dependent family, removal allowance (if applicable), study leave and long service leave. Conditions of appointment will be specified in any offer of appointment which may be made as a result of this advertisement. Written applications quoting reference number, telephone number, qualifications and experience and the names, addresses (including Email) and fax/telephone numbers of 3 referees should reach the Director, Human Resources, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands WA 6907, AUSTRALIA, by the closing date. The University is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a smoke-free work environment. For more information, see the Web page: http://www.psy.uwa.edu.au/uwa_psyc/positions/lect-oct4- 96.htm Closing Date 4th October 1996. # Reprinted from PSYCOLOQUY with permission. ============================================================ 03: PROFESSOR OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY Institution: University of Innsbruck Location: Austria ============================================================ The UNIVERSITY OF INNSBRUCK invites applications for a professorship in Clinical Psychology (full professor level). The position includes (a) research and teaching in Clinical Psychology in graduate and undergraduate programs and (b) research and teaching in a psychological field related to Clinical Psychology, e.g. Personality/ Differential Psychology, Diagnostics, Evaluation. (Teaching language is German.) More detailed information is available from: Dekanat der Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultaet Leopold-Franzens Universitaet Innsbruck Innrain 52, A-6020 INNSBRUCK, Austria The deadline of application will be September 30, 1996. # Reprinted from PSYCOLOQUY with permission. ============================================================ 04: LECTURESHIP IN PSYCHOLOGY Institution: Loughborough University Location: UK ============================================================ Applications are sought for a Lectureship within a strong Psychology group in the Department of Human Sciences. This large multidisciplinary department has a thriving research culture and delivers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Psychology, in Ergonomics and in Human Biology. Candidates should have interests that compliment or integrate the Psychology Group's existing research strengths. Broadly, these are: applied cognition, human development, health and human physiological psychology. Further particulars and application forms can be obtained from the Personnel Office. Informal enquiries may be made to Prof. K.C. Parsons, Head of Department (01509-223023, K.C.Parsons@lboro.ac.uk) or to Dr. C.K. Crook (01509-223032, C.K.Crook@lboro.ac.uk) Closing date for applications: September 20th 1996 Further particulars - http://devpsy.lboro.ac.uk/psygroup/ # Reprinted from PSYCOLOQUY with permission. ============================================================ 05: RN POSITION FOR SMI HOMELESS IN ALASKA Institution: Southcentral Counseling Center Location: Alaska, US ============================================================ F/t position providing svcs to homeless mentally ill adults. Will work as a member of a multidisciplinary team in providing a wide range of duties including outreach, case management, supportive counseling, medication monitoring & administration, med clinics, lots of health teaching, mental & physical assessments, skill building, & crisis intervention. Requires RN licensure. Psych exp w/SMI population preferred. Ability to speak Spanish and exp w/ dual dx population a great plus but not necessary. Proven ability to work within a team concept. Personal transportation required w/clean driving record & proof of insurance. Exc benefits. FMI, Heather Danner, Southcentral Counseling Center, 4020 Folker Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99508. Phone 907-563-1000, fax 907-563-2045. Refer to Job #96-36. # Reprinted from Mental Health Net with permission. ============================================================ 06: LICENSED CLINICIAN (PSYCHOLOGIST PREFERRED) CHILDREN/FAMILIES Institution: Eastfield Ming Quong Location: CA, US ============================================================ Eastfield Ming Quong (EMQ) is the largest private, non- profit, behavioral healthcare agency serving children and families in Northern California. Located primarily in Santa Clara County (San Jose and the Silicon Valley), EMQ brought community based individualized care services and WrapAround to the West Coast. Services for children and families include: Residential care (crisis beds, and short intermediate and long term beds); School based day treatment; Intensive day treatment (partial hospital day treatment); Uplift (community based, individualized WrapAround care); Outpatient and intensive outpatient services, including brief, intensive in-home services and psychological assessment services; 24-hour, hospital diversion, mobile crisis services for children and adolescents; and School and Community based alcohol and other drugs education and prevention programs. EMQ currently has an immediate f/t opening for a licensed clinician (California licensed psychologist preferred). This individual would be assigned primarily to the Child and Adolescent Crisis Service, and function as a member of the larger Integrated Services team. Duties include direct client care (mobile response, risk assessment, intervention, care management) to children and families in crisis with some OP/IOP follow-up care. As a member of a core service management team, the successful candidate will participate in ongoing staff and service development and ongoing coordination of clinical services in the integrated service system and community. Bi-lingual skills and skills which promote awareness and valuation of diversity while supporting overall system responsiveness and competency to the unique needs of children from diverse ethnic groups is encouraged. (EOE). Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to: Eastfield Ming Quong Attention: Human Resources Department 251 Llewellyn Avenue Campbell, CA 95008 (408) 379-3790 # Reprinted from Mental Health Net with permission. ============================================================ 07: ASSESSMENT COORDINATOR Institution: The Lee David Pesky Center for Learning Enrichment Location: ID, US ============================================================ We are a new Center opening soon to provide a full range of assessment and remediation services for children (and adults) with learning disabilities. Located in scenic and attractive Boise, Idaho, we plan to be a terrific place to work -- multidisciplinary and team oriented. Our Executive Director is a wonderful, skillful and knowlegeable educator with many years of teaching and administrative experience. She is extremely supportive and team oriented, and our small but forming group is going to provide a very pleasant place to work. We expect to grow from a local center to a statewide and eventually regional entity. We have and are gathering strong financial backing for this not-for-profit institution. See job description below. Intererested applicants can e- mail me (email@example.com) or call me (208) 377-0271. I'm a clinical psychologist and will be in the position of "Director of Clinical Services when we open in early 1997. The position we are seeking to fill will be titled "Assessment Coordinator." We need someone who knows how to evaluate children using the latest psychometric methods. We expect to have graduate students working with us, and some part time psychometricians as we grow, but the Assessment Coordinator will do a lot of testing herself, especially at the beginning. We have already hired a Director of Educational Services who will implement and oversee the remediation and tutoring aspects of our "menu" of services. She is a supurb special education teacher with extraordinary talents and experience. Jim Read, Ph.D. 2309 North Mountain View Drive, Suite 185 Boise, Idaho 83706-1065 (208) 377-0271 Facsimile (208) 377-3134 firstname.lastname@example.org Potential applicants who write may write to either the above address, or the one listed below on the "job description" narrative that follows. The Lee David Pesky Center for Learning Enrichment 967 East Parkcenter Boulevard, Number 333 Boise, Idaho 83706-6700 Telephone (208) 377-0271 Facsimile (208) 377-3134 E-mail: email@example.com Job Description ASSESSMENT COORDINATOR The Assessment Coordinator will be responsible for: a. assisting the Director of Clinical Services in the implementation of the Center's assessment services. b. collaborating with the Director of Educational Services in the planning and implementing of clients' individual educational remediation plans. c. participating in the planning and implementing of Center research projects. In this role, the Assessment Coordinator will: * Be involved in the gathering and organizing of all available clinical information relating to the client prior to assessment. * Administer and assist in the supervision of the administration of assessment tools and protocols. * Collaborate with the Director of Clinical Services in the interpretation of evaluation findings and the writing/supervision of summary reports. * In collaboration with the Director of Educational Services develop specific remedial recommendations for both long and short term interventions. * Participate in the staffing of evaluation findings and remedial recommendations with parents and Center team members. * Develop and maintain a liaison relationship with external support services (Health & Welfare, State of Idaho, School Districts, Hospitals, Medical Community, etc.). * Facilitate classes and training for educators and parents. * Develop, implement and maintain clinical and research standards within the Center. * Provide relevant clinical data and research findings to Center staff. * Assist the Executive Director in grant preparation. QUALIFICATIONS: * Graduate degree in Special Education, Communication Disorders, Learning Disabilities, or psychology. * A minimum of 2 years of experience working with the learning disabled in a clinical or school-based situation. * Knowledge of diagnostic assessment instruments and protocols appropriate for the Center's clientele. * Knowledge of intervention strategies and remediation processes appropriate for Center's clientele. * Knowledge of and experience with research techniques. * Comfortable with a collaborative, team oriented work environment. Salary $32,000 per year, full time, twelve months, with vacation and sick leave. ============================================================ 08: ASST. PROFESSOR, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, TENURE-TRACK Institution: University of Kentucky Location: KY, US ============================================================ The University of Kentucky announces the availability of a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in its APA accredited clinical program. Appointment will begin Fall 1997. We seek candidates who show promise of establishing an independent empirical research program in any important area of clinical psychology. The position also requires undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision of research and clinical activities of doctoral students. I would especially appreciate your bringing this position to the attention of qualified African-American candidates. If you know of such candidates, I would also appreciate your forwarding their names to me. In addition, your forwarding of this message to anyone you know who might be aware of such candidates would be very helpful. Deadline is November 15, 1996. Applicants should send vita, statement of teaching/research interests, preprints/reprints, and arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent to: Ruth A. Baer, Ph.D. Assoc Prof and DCT Dept of Psychology - Kastle Hall Univ of KY Lexington, KY 40506-0044 Phone: (606) 257-6841 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 606-323-1979 * E-mail to: Ruth Baer # Reprinted from Mental Health Net with permission.