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: Terri.Watson@wheaton.edu, or mail to: Dr. Terri Watson, Associate Dean, Department of Psychology, Wheaton College, 501 College Avenue, Wheaton, IL 60187. http://www2.wheaton.edu/HR/employment/openings_fac.php?id=235
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 . . .
In the coming months, ESN intends to create a Finding Work page which will include not only position openings brought to our attention by friends in higher education, but also links to relevant blog posts such as . . .
- Advice to Those Who Would Be Christian Scholars by Nicholas Wolterstorff (Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology Emeritus at Yale University)
- Finding a Postdoc in the Sciences: Nailing the Interview* by Kelly Seaton (Postdoctoral Associate at Duke University Human Vaccine Institute), part of Finding a Postdoc series
- Grading as a Spiritual Practice by Anna Moseley Gissing (Associate for Engagement with InterVarsity’s Women in the Academy and Professions, Senior Writing Instructor for Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary), part of a new Academic Work as Spiritual Practice series
- What I Wish I’d Known about Faculty Life series by Kevin Birth (Professor of Anthropology at Queens College of the City University of New York)
- Blessed Are The Successful? by Paul Yandle (Assistant Professor of History at North Greenville University), Faithful Is Successful series
- Interview on Vocation with Bryan McGraw (Associates Professor of Politics at Wheaton College), Faithful Is Successful series
- Scholar’s Compass: A Devotional for Academics, by Academics
Thank-you to those who have blessed their campus fellowship by sharing such valuable resources by email lists, Facebook Walls, Tweets, websites, etc. Please continue to let me know particular resources/topics which come to your attention as valuable to post, explore, and/or develop. This process is a significant part of our ministry as a learning community and yes, I really enjoy keeping our Facebook Wall and Tweets active with cutting edge material 🙂 Great to have you on the team. To God be the glory!
*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.
About the author:
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 Northeast Regional Director for the Christian Medical & Dental Associations (CMDA), and in higher ed as a volunteer with the Emerging Scholars Network (ESN). For a number of years, the Christian Medical Society / CMDA at Penn State College of Medicine was 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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