Visiting Assistant Professor- Clinical Psychology

  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Melbourne, FL
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Psychology

Job Description

We are seeking a full-time, one-year visiting faculty member in the Clinical Psychology, PsyD program at Florida Institute of Technology to begin in August 2021. Applications from individuals with culturally diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged. 

Minimum qualifications for the position include:

A PsyD or PhD degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program. Licensed or license-eligible in Florida.

We are seeking dynamic, engaging, and effective teachers who are expected to demonstrate commitment to broad and general training consistent with the Standards of Accreditation. While all excellent candidates will be considered, it is our goal that candidates would complement the broad and general aspects of training with several possible areas of interest that would be particularly useful, including assessment and testing, forensics, child, diversity, and psychotherapy training.

Candidates are expected to show abilities in including diversity in the curriculum. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate excellence in teaching, mentorship, and research. This includes teaching experience at the college/university level 

Our program features a range of courses across the spectrum of the discipline. We have an excellent student faculty ratio and students enjoy close working relationships with faculty. The ideal candidate will have a strong clinical background in empirically based therapies and assessment. Clinical supervision of students in our training clinic is a part of teaching responsibilities. Teaching will also include foundational knowledge courses in the PsyD program and/or undergraduate psychology courses. 

The core clinical faculty participates in year-round program activities including student selection and admission processes, annual student evaluations, grading clinical oral and written comprehensive exams, and program strategic planning. The successful candidate will be committed to student success across the curriculum.

Founded at the dawn of the Space Race in 1958, Florida Institute of Technology is the only independent, technological university in the Southeast, and offers degree programs at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels. Located two miles inland from the Atlantic Ocean in Melbourne, FL, Florida Tech mixes the excitement of rocket launches from nearby Kennedy Space Center with the relaxedatmosphere of a beach community. The School of Psychology has a collegial and productive faculty, and offers both undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees in Applied Behavior Analysis and Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Review of applications will begin IMMEDIATELY and continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should send a curriculum vitae, a statement on how you include diversity in your teaching and research, two letters of recommendation, and a cover letter outlining research, teaching, and clinical supervision experience to: Direct inquiries and letters of recommendation to Victoria Follette, Program Chair at

At Florida Institute of Technology, we believe in recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff. We are committed to building an inclusive community that will make the university stronger. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, and national origins.

Official transcripts of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment. All international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES).

Equal opportunity

Florida Tech does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy, parenting status, veteran status or retirement status in its activities and programs. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Florida Tech does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the Office of Title IX at John E. Miller Office Building (401QAD), 150 West University Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901,, or 321-674-8885, or to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

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Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling the Office of Human Resource at 321-674-8100.

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