Opening (Fall 2016): Psy.D. program, Full-time, tenure track faculty position (Wheaton College, IL)

Blanchard Hall, Wheaton College. Photo used with permission.

Blanchard Hall, Wheaton College. Photo used with permission.

Wheaton College (IL) is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure track faculty position, rank open, in our APA-approved Psy.D. program for Fall 2016. As a diverse community of faculty and students who share a faith-based commitment to professional practice as service, especially to those marginalized in our society, we strongly encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education, including women and ethnic and racial minorities. Areas of specialization are open, however, preference will be given to candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: child/adolescent assessment within a developmental psychopathology framework or geropsychology. In addition to teaching, duties include seminar-based oversight of clinical training and dissertation research supervision. Successful candidates are expected to pursue a high-quality program of research and to mentor students in these ongoing efforts. A doctoral degree in clinical psychology or an allied field is required. Licensure or license-eligible in the state of Illinois is also required. College teaching experience and an ongoing track record of scholarship are both highly desirable.

Send letter of interest, vita, and names of references by email to:, or mail to: Dr. Terri Watson, Associate Dean, Department of Psychology, Wheaton College, 501 College Avenue, Wheaton, IL 60187.

Application forms will be sent to promising inquirers. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and Community Covenant. The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Editor’s note: Thank-you to the faculty member of Wheaton College who brought this opening to the attention of the Emerging Scholars Network. As pertinent I encourage members of ESN to prayerfully consider and share not only this position opening, but also . . .

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*Finding a Postdoc in the Sciences: Nailing the Interview is currently the fifth most visited post of the month (#1 Grading as a Spiritual Practice (Scholar’s Compass) and #1 for the history of the blog (#2 What’s the purpose of a university?). Note: Click here for a list of ESN’s Top Posts.

Updates (5/20/2015): Year of opening, other positions shared with ESN, and relevant ESN Blog posts.


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Tom Grosh IV

Tom enjoys daily conversations regarding living out the Biblical Story with his wife Theresa and their four girls, around the block, at Elizabethtown Brethren in Christ Church (where he teaches adult electives and co-leads a small group), among healthcare professionals as the South Central PA Area Director for the Christian Medical & Dental Associations (CMDA), and in higher ed as a volunteer with the Emerging Scholars Network (ESN). The Christian Medical Society / CMDA at Penn State College of Medicine is the hub of his ministry with CMDA. Note: Tom served with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship / USA for 20+ years, including 6+ years as the Associate Director of ESN. He has written for the ESN blog from its launch in August 2008. He has studied Biology (B.S.), Higher Education (M.A.), Spiritual Direction (Certificate), Spiritual Formation (M.A.R.), Ministry to Emerging Generations (D.Min.). To God be the glory!

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