Program Chair: Clinical Psychology - Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne Florida

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Florida Institute of Technology

Melbourne, Florida 32901

United States


Detailed Job Description

Program Chair: Clinical Psychology. The School of Psychology at Florida Institute of Technology invites applications for the position of Program Chair of the Clinical Psy.D. program, starting August, 2016.
The Chair will offer leadership and vision for continued growth and development of the practitioner-scientist mission of our APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Psy.D. program.  Chair responsibilities include: program administration; academics; recruitment, evaluation and supervision of faculty and the Director of Clinical Training; student affairs; and representing the program to the college, the university and the profession.  Some teaching and research in field of specialization is expected.  

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program, be licensed or license eligible in Florida, and have a strong record of leadership and scholarly achievement commensurate with the rank of Associate or Full Professor.  Commitment to diversity, and to broad and general training consistent with the Standards of Accreditation, is expected.  Field of specialization is open.  Applications from women and men with culturally diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged.

The Clinical Psy.D. program was established in 1980 and has been continuously accredited by the APA since 1983.  The program currently has eight core full-time faculty and accepts approximately 20 students a year.  An on-campus outpatient clinic serves as the first practicum site, and there are collaborations with the Behavior Analysis program in the area of autism treatment.  The Psy.D. program offers four concentrations - child/family, integrated healthcare, neuropsychology and forensic psychology - that provide advanced academic and practicum experience.

The University:  Florida Tech, founded in 1958, is the only independent, technological university in the southeast, with a main campus enrollment of approximately 4700 students and 9000 total.  It is ranked as a Tier 1 Best National University and 1st in International Diversity by US News and World Report and among the top 200 universities in the world.  The 180-acre campus is located in Melbourne on the east coast of central Florida. The campus is 10 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean and 50 minutes from Kennedy Space Center.  

Florida Institute of Technology is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status, or other non-merit reasons in admissions, scholarship and loan programs, educational programs, athletic or other university sponsored programs or activities, and employment.

More information about Florida Institute of Technology and the clinical psychology program can be found at and, and please also see for this position description.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.  Interested persons should send a letter of interest outlining his or her administrative and academic experience, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Radhika Krishnamurthy at with a subject heading of Job Search, or mail to Radhika Krishnamurthy, PsyD, ABAP, Search Committee Chair; School of Psychology, Florida Institute of Technology, 150 West University Blvd., Melbourne, Florida 32901-6975.

Keyword Phrases

  • Clinical Psychology
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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