Overview

Position Summary:
The primary location of this position is on the main Cullowhee, NC campus.

The
Psychology Department at Western Carolina University (WCU) invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track faculty
position at the Assistant professor level, with a projected begin work date of either January 2023 or August 2023.

The typical
teaching load in the department is a 3-3 (Fall/Spring), with a combination of undergraduate and graduate courses. Specifically, the
successful candidate will show evidence of or potential for success in teaching undergraduate courses such as general psychology, abnormal
psychology, and/or child psychopathology. In addition to undergraduate teaching, the successful candidate is expected to contribute to the
teaching and supervision of students in our APA accredited post-masters Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Health
Service Psychology (Combined Clinical- School) program and our scientist-practitioner oriented MA program in clinical psychology. These
graduate programs are focused on training students in the delivery of assessments and interventions that are grounded in
behavioral/cognitive-behavioral theory.

As such, the successful candidate would demonstrate the ability to teach graduate courses in,
for example, assessment, advanced psychopathology, supervision, ethics, and/or psychotherapy, and to supervise clinic cases, thesis
projects, and dissertations. (For applicants with experience and interests in school-based mental health and assessment, or experiences that
lend themselves to supporting the supervision of graduate students in our CAEP/NASP
approved Specialist in School Psychology (SSP) program and/or the school concentration of our combined
clinical/school PsyD program, please see our ad for an Assistant Professor of Psychology (School, Clinical, or Combined). INSERT LINK HERE. For applicants with expertise in biological
psychology or neuropsychology, please see our ad here: INSERT LINK.

Relevant to
this tenure-track faculty position is our department's state-of-the art, public-facing McKee Assessment and Psychological Services Clinic,
dedicated to providing advanced assessment training for our graduate students (PsyD, SSP, MA) through affordable
comprehensive services to individuals, families, and schools in our community. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to
support the supervision of graduate students in the McKee Clinic, and work closely with the Clinic Director, Program Coordinators, and other
faculty to support this important departmental function. To this end, the eligible candidate needs to have earned a doctorate (PhD or PsyD)
in clinical psychology (or closely related field) from an APA-accredited program and be licensed (or
license-eligible) as a psychologist in North Carolina. As a teacher scholar, the successful faculty member is expected to maintain a program
of meaningful disciplinary research that is engaging to both undergraduate and graduate students. The department has a dedicated space for
cognitive neuroscience (i.e., "the BRAIN lab") with EEG equipment, and existing research
partnerships with schools-, hospitals-, non-profit organizations, and other service providers in the region. The area of research
specialization or interest is open.

Western Carolina University (WCU) is a 12,000-student regional
comprehensive university in the University of North Carolina system. WCU offers 115 undergraduate programs and
more than 40 graduate programs. The psychology department is home to the second largest major at WCU, with over
500 students, three active on-campus graduate programs that accept 6 to 10 students per cohort and 20 full-time faculty. WCU also offers excellent funding opportunities for research and for professional development. The WCU campus is located in the picturesque Cullowhee valley between the Great Smoky and Blue Ridge Mountains, near the
town of Sylva, and midway between Charlotte and Atlanta. WCU is also 50 miles west of Asheville, NC, a city with
vibrant art, entertainment, food, and culture scenes, and only 20 miles west of Waynesville, NC, the largest town in Western North Carolina
with many options for dining, shopping, entertainment, and craft breweries.

The entire region is noted for its excellent quality of
life and access to outdoor activities. The department of psychology is located in the College of Education and Allied Professions (CEAP). CEAP is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. We value our faculty
and staff's unique identities and varied experiences. As a college community, we are dedicated to creating an equitable and inclusive
environment where ethical teaching and workplace practices are centered to build a more just workplace.

Minimum
Qualifications:

Doctorate in psychology from an accredited institution. Licensed or license eligible in North
Carolina.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered, applicants must apply online. Hard
copy materials will not be accepted.

Completed applications will include A) a cover letter, B) a CV, C) a research statement, D) a
teaching statement, E) unofficial transcripts from all graduate programs attended, F) a list of three professional references (name, title,
email address, and contact number) willing to provide letters of reference that may be requested during the application process, and G)
optional materials (e.g., evidence of teaching effectiveness, a representative publication).

Questions about the position should be
directed to Dr. Jon Campbell, search committee chair, at jmcampbell@wcu.edu

Carnegie Statement:

WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and
is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to
candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.