International Psychology June Webinar

Title: The Humanistic, Vigorous and Universal Approach of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

Presenter: Debbie Joffe Ellis, PhD

This webinar is open to the public and is being hosted by Division 52 International Psychology
Webinar Committee of the American Psychological Association. The webinar will be followed by
an opportunity to ask the presenter questions.

Click here for more information.

Faculty Search at Seton Hall University

The Department of Professional Psychology and Family Therapy at Seton Hall University is pleased to announce openings for three new faculty members. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.  The detailed opening announcement and information on the application process is available here.

For additional information, please feel free to contact Pamela Foley (pamela.foley@shu.edu) or Peggy Brady-Amoon (margaret.brady-amoon@shu.edu), Search co-chairs.

Come to Psychology Day at the United Nations

The theme for the 8th Annual Psychology Day at the United Nations on April 30th will be “Reducing Health Inequalities Within and Among Countries: Psychology’s Contributions to the United Nation’s Post-2015 Global Agenda“.

Psychology Day at the United Nations is a celebration of psychology in the context of the United Nations. It provides an opportunity for psychology to share with U.N. Permanent Missions, U.N. agencies, NGOs and the private sector the activities of psychologists at the U.N. and the role of psychology in addressing concerns of global importance. Psychology Day also introduces psychologists and psychology students to psychology’s current and potential involvement in U.N. activities and issues.

Register by going to the Psychology Day at the UN website.

Stay up to speed on news by following Psychology Day on facebook and twitter.

Pace University Psychology Department (New York City Campus) is recruiting two positions

Clinical Director of the McShane Center for Psychological Services

  • Psychology Department, Pace University-New York City Campus

Clinical Director of McShane Center for Psychological Services, Department of Psychology (Clinical Associate Professor, non-tenure track): Pace University invites applications for the Clinical Director, start date negotiable.

A Ph.D or Psy. D. is required in clinical, counseling, school, or combined school-clinical concentrations as well as NYS licensure eligible. Administrative and clinical experience are required as well as evidence of advanced skills and training.

The Psychology Department offers three graduate programs: (an APA approved Psy.D. in School-Clinical Child Psychology, a M.S. Ed. in School Psychology, and M.A. in Psychology), two undergraduate programs (a B.A. in General Psychology and B.A. in Applied Psychology and Human Relations), and a combined B.A./M.A. Program. The Clinical Director will work directly with students in the Psy.D. and M.S. Ed. Programs.

The Clinical Director will work closely with the Executive Clinical Director in overseeing the smooth functioning of the McShane Center. Position responsibilities include opportunities for collaborating in program development, community service delivery, consultation with therapists-in-training, and provision of leadership for new training opportunities for professionals. Specific responsibilities include supervision of medical records compliance, budget, preparation of documentation for university offices and accreditation, staff supervision, emergency management, monitoring students and trainees’ responsibilities and competencies, developing seminars for trainees and participation in the development of training programs and community partnerships for mental health services delivery.

Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter addressing all qualifications specified above 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for three references to Betsy Tomala, 41 Park Row, 13th floor (Psychology Department), New York, NY 10038 (btomala@pace.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled; applications received by January 31, 2015 are guaranteed consideration.

Pace University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor of Psychology (Tenure Track)

  • Psychology Department, Pace University-New York City Campus

Pace University invites applications for the anticipated tenure track position of Assistant Professor of the Psychology Department at its New York City campus to begin September 1, 2015.

The Psychology Department is housed within the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences and offers a Psy.D. in School-Clinical Child Psychology, a M.S.Ed. in School Psychology, a MA in Psychology, 2 undergraduate degrees, and a combined BA/MA degree.

The essential qualification for this position is strong expertise in research methodology and advanced statistics. The ideal candidate will have sufficient expertise in the areas of multivariate statistical analysis and structural modeling to teach these areas at a doctoral level, and provide supervision of these techniques in designing and implementing doctoral projects. Candidates will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in psychology, although the area of expertise is open. Preference will be given to candidates with a distinguished scholarly record, strong teaching skills, a history of external funding, and contributions to the profession.

Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing all qualifications specified above; statement of purpose, including short and long-term goals/objectives; statement of research and teaching interests; CV; at least 3 recent or representative publications; and 3 letters of recommendation to: Betsy Tomala (btomala@pace.edu), 41 Park Row, 13th floor (Psychology Department), New York, NY 10038.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; Applications received by 01/15/2015 are guaranteed consideration. Pace University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

OPEN POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Beijiing United Family Hospital & Clinics, a member of the United Family Healthcare System, is looking for a full-time licensed clinical psychologist. United Family Healthcare is the only healthcare system in mainland China to receive multi-city accreditation from the Joint Commission International, and has hospitals in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Tianjin, and Qingdao. Beijing United Family Hospital & Clinics is the premier healthcare provider serving the international and local communities in Beijing.

Location: Beijing, China

Responsibilities
-Psychotherapy for adults, children, and adolescents in individual, couples, and family contexts
-Psycho-educational and psychological assessment and report writing
-Some supervision of students and other clinicians
-Attendance at department meetings, accurate record keeping
-Skill in interfacing with various hospital departments and specialties
-Crisis management
-Consultation with other hospital departments such as Family Medicine, Emergency Department, Internal Medicine, Inpatient Unit, Pediatrics, Ob/Gyn, etc.

Minimum Qualifications
-Doctoral degree in Psychology or related field (PhD, PsyD, EdD, DSW, etc) from accredited institution.
-Licensed in home state/country/territory
-Experience with psychotherapy in individual, marriage, and family contexts
-Experience with psycho-educational assessment and report writing
-Bilingual English/Mandarin preferred

Compensation
-Beijing United Family Hospital offers a competitive compensation package including international expatriate benefits such as visa processing (for employee and family), relocation allowance, international health insurance plan (for employee and family), and annual continuing education allowance.
-Variety of other benefits available

**Positions for licensed Master’s-level therapists may also be available. Please contact for more information.

If interested in applying, please contact and send CV to:

George Hu, PsyD
George.hu@ufh.com.cn

Purdue University Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology Department of Educational Studies

The Department of Educational Studies at Purdue University is currently accepting applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in its APA-accredited Counseling Psychology program, beginning fall 2015. We are seeking applicants who can contribute to our college mission of effecting positive change in a diverse society in the areas of discovery, teaching, and engagement. See the program website at http://www.edst.purdue.edu/counseling_psychology.

Responsibilities

· Maintain an active research program with a record of, or potential to attract, external funding;
· Teach courses in counseling psychology and supervise practicum;
· Advise domestic and international doctoral students, share program leadership, and provide department, college, and university service.

The Purdue Counseling Psychology program is a dynamic program with selective admissions; small, full-time cohorts; and exciting opportunities to partner with local agencies and campus initiatives around diversity, global issues, career development, grief and loss, health disparities, and student access and success. According to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, Purdue University is a “very high research activity” campus and is the nation’s fourth best place to work in academia (The Scientist, November 2007).

Qualifications

Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in Counseling Psychology from an accredited program, demonstrate a history of scholarly productivity, and demonstrate a history of (or potential to attract) external funding. Psychology licensure or license eligibility in the State of Indiana is required. Applicants are expected to demonstrate excellence in both teaching and research. Teaching and research interests are open.

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Applicants submit one pdf document containing a letter of application, curriculum vita, and statement of professional goals relevant to position responsibilities, qualifications, and the College of Education strategic plan, (http://www.education.purdue.edu/pdf/COE_StrategicPlan2009-2014FullText.pdf ). Three letters of recommendation should be emailed as separate pdf documents by letter writers. Send materials to Sandi Olson (sjolson@purdue.edu); address to M. Carole Pistole, Chair, Counseling Psychology Faculty Search Committee, Department of Educational Studies, BRNG, 100 N. University Street, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098. For questions, contact M. Carole Pistole, pistole@purdue.edu, 765-494-9744. A background check is required for employment in this position.

PURDUE UNIVERSITY IS AN EEO/AA EMPLOYER FULLY COMMITTED TO ACHIEVING A DIVERSE WORKFORCE. ALL INDIVIDUALS, INCLUDING MINORITIES, WOMEN, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, AND PROTECTED VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Division 52/Psi Chi International Conference Travel Grant

APA Division 52, International Psychology, and Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, have collaborated through the D52 Building Bridges Committee to offer the inaugural Division 52/Psi Chi International Conference Travel Grant. Please click on the following link to see information on requirements, eligibility, and deadline :

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