Assistant Professor of Psychology – Clinical/Counseling

The Position:  The Department of Psychology at Presbyterian College announces a tenure-track position in clinical/counseling psychology at the assistant professor level (Ph.D or Psy.D. is preferred, but ABD will be considered) beginning fall, 2014. A licensed psychologist preferred.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

A successful candidate for the position would be able to teach Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Personality, Personality Development in Young Adulthood, Human Sexuality, Principles and Procedures of Counseling, Group Dynamics, and Internship in Psychology. Department members teach a 4-3 course load.  Though teaching is a priority, research, especially with students, is encouraged and supported with departmental and college funds.

Psychology Department:  The Psychology Department currently consists of 4 full-time faculty housed in one of the newer academic facilities on campus with a variety of specialized and general lab spaces. Most classrooms provide computer projection and other technical options. The department offers a rigorous course of study with a 5-course core of methodology and systems required, a mandatory sampling from 3 area groupings (developmental, social/personality/abnormal, and lab courses in experimental content areas), and a variety of electives. Between 20 and 25 psychology majors graduate per year. Details of major requirements and offerings can be seen on the Psychology Department web site: http://www.presby.edu/Psychology/.

Presbyterian College:  Presbyterian College is a four-year undergraduate liberal-arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA.  Located in Clinton, South Carolina, PC is approximately 40 minutes from Greenville and Spartanburg, South Carolina and about one hour from Columbia, South Carolina.

Application:  Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, college and graduate school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Brooke Spatta, Psychology Search Committee Chair, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC, 29325. E-mail: bcspatta@presby.edu.  Electronic submissions are encouraged. Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.