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Core Faculty, PsyD in Counseling Psychology Program
Date Posted 01/31/2020
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Twin Cities Campus
Position Responsibilities

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota invites candidates to apply for the annually contracted faculty position in the PsyD in Counseling Psychology program, beginning in June 2020. The standard teaching load is defined as 18-20 equivalent credit hours per contract year. The position entails teaching doctoral level courses, participating in the development and assessment of qualifying examinations, supervising dissertation research, and advising and mentoring graduate students.

Core faculty are responsible for maintaining the academic integrity of the program and play an essential role in curriculum development and review, supervision and evaluation of students, assessment of program outcomes, and development of program objectives.
Essential Skills and Abilities
The successful candidate will: 1) have a minimum of three years’ experience working as a professional psychologist; 2) be a graduate of an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited program; 3) have completed an APA accredited internship; and 4) have experience providing psychological services to individuals, groups, and/or families from diverse backgrounds is preferred. 
Candidates must have a record of effective instruction and potential to achieve excellence in teaching. 
Candidates should be able to support the Lasallian Catholic mission of the University to awaken, nurture, and empower learners to ethical lives of service and leadership. The Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology program is based on a practitioner-scholar model and has two primary aims that fit well within the larger institutional mission:
  • Aim 1: Develop professionally competent graduates prepared to demonstrate commitment to the pursuit of social justice and promote well-being across the lifespan.
  • Aim 2: Produce counseling psychologists who engage in ethical practice with cultural humility and self-reflection.
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota believes a broadly diverse professoriate contributes to a robust academic environment and is critical to achieving the University's mission in an increasingly diverse society. Individuals whose work history includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities, are especially encouraged to apply, as well as those experienced in overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
The successful candidate will have the following credentials and experience: 
  • An earned doctorate in psychology is required. 
  • Doctoral level Licensed Psychologist (LP), or license eligible as an LP in the state of Minnesota is required.  
  • Experience in higher education is preferred which includes teaching, program development, and/or administration (e.g, accreditation standards).

Qualification to teach graduate courses in psychological assessment is required. In addition, experience working with diverse racial and ethnic communities and training/experience for the supervision of quantitative dissertation research is highly preferred. 

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
Additional Required Materials Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and interests, and the names of three references through the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Careers website.
Application Review Date 02/28/2020
Starting Date 06/01/2020
Contact Ashley Sovereign, PsyD
Contact Email
Position Full-time
Contract Length 12 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.