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Clinical Psychology and Basic Psychological Science Faculty Positions in Arlington, VA

The Institute for the Psychological Sciences (IPS) in Arlington, VA invites applications for two full-time faculty positions. The first position is for a Basic Psychological Science faculty member who is qualified to teach courses in psychometrics/psychological measurement, statistics and research design, as well as one or more of the following basic psychological science areas: biological bases of behavior, cognitive psychology, social psychology, and developmental psychology. The second position is for a Clinical Psychology faculty member who is qualified to teach various clinical psychology courses, with preference given to candidates with expertise in child, adolescent, couples, and family psychotherapy. Both positions involve assigned coursework, dissertation advising, administrative duties, and research/scholarship; the Clinical Psychology faculty position also involves clinical supervision of students.

Located in Northern Virginia, IPS is a free-standing professional, regionally accredited school offering master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical and general psychology. IPS is a cutting-edge institution offering a unique integration of sound science and the effective practice of psychology with the Catholic understanding of the person, marriage and family.

Applicants must have the following minimal qualifications: (1) a doctoral degree in psychology from an accredited institution, (2) evidence of recent relevant work in the field, including teaching, research, publications, or clinical practice, (3) for the Clinical Psychology faculty position, current licensure or license eligibility as a clinical psychologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and, (4) for the Basic Psychological Science faculty position, a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the basic psychological science areas that they will be teaching. Preference will be given to graduates of APA-accredited programs with graduate-level teaching experience in APA-accredited clinical psychology programs, as well as current research and scholarship in the discipline. Applicants without a significant academic track record, but with demonstrated strengths in clinical training, supervision, and teaching, will be given serious consideration. Rank of appointment and salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts for all post-secondary education, letters of reference from three higher education professionals, as well as a cover letter of interest that addresses the applicant’s compatibility with the IPS mission by e-mail to or mail to: Faculty Recruitment Committee, IPS, 2001 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite # 511, Arlington, VA 22202. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The Institute for the Psychological Sciences is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, actively committed to increasing diversity within its community. As required by the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, IPS does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, natural origin, sex, or disability.