Psychologist

University of Idaho,

Counseling & Testing Center
Last Posted:

Tue, Apr 7th, '20

Deadline:

Position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Start Date:

August 10, 2020

Last Updated:

Tue, Apr 7th, '20

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

The University of Idaho Counseling and Testing Center (CTC) is searching for one or more psychologists to join our clinical staff, expand and strengthen the range of mental health services to students and contribute to the agency’s commitment to multi-culturally appropriate services. The position(s) are full-time, 12-month clinical faculty appointment(s) at the rank of assistant professor. The counseling/clinical psychologist(s) will spend the majority of time conducting psychological service activities such as individual, couples, and group counseling, crisis intervention, assessment, and case management activities. In addition, they will design and implement educational outreach programs, provide consultation about psychological issues to the campus community, serve in at least one liaison role to a campus partner and provide supervision and training for doctoral interns. The psychologist(s) are also expected to conduct research/scholarship activities including professional presentations, program development, publications and serve on university committees.

The ideal candidate(s) will have a strong foundation as a generalist as well as a clearly-defined area of professional specialization. The specific focus of the specialization is open, but the strongest candidates will have a history of professional work within the area of specialization and expertise in providing clinical services to students within this area of practice.  Examples of professional specialization may include treatment of complex trauma, anxiety disorders, eating disturbances, alcohol and other drugs and/or Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Licensure as a psychologist in Idaho within two years of the start date is a requirement of this position.

 

ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO

Center Description

The CTC is the primary provider of psychological services for the University of Idaho student population.  The CTC offers individual, group and couples counseling, crisis intervention, psychiatric services, outreach programs, consultation, and psychoeducational assessment services.  The CTC utilizes a developmental model, focusing on personal development, coping skills, treatment, and wellness within a brief therapy framework.  The CTC also has an APA accredited doctoral internship in professional psychology.  The University of Idaho and the CTC are committed to promoting social justice and we are actively seeking a colleague who shares in this commitment.

 

University Description

Founded in 1889, the University of Idaho is a comprehensive land-grant institution, with the principal responsibility for research and the granting of advanced degrees in Idaho.  The main residential campus is located in Moscow, Idaho and the UI maintains resident instruction centers and extension offices throughout the state.  The UI offers more than 140 undergraduate degree programs and awards Bachelor's, Master's, Ph.D., and Juris Doctorate degrees. The University of Idaho has a partnership with the University of Washington’s medical education program (WWAMI) and University of Idaho medical students complete their first two years of medical training on our campus. The total enrollment at the University of Idaho is over 11,800 students, 25% of which are graduate and professional students. 

 

Region Description

Moscow is a university town with a highly skilled and educated work force employed by the city’s many thriving businesses. The city of Pullman is 8 miles from Moscow and is home to Washington State University. The Moscow-Pullman communities have approximately 60,000 residents and there are more than 35,000 students enrolled on the two campuses. 

In addition to Moscow's fine business and educational reputation, the city's arts community has gained national attention.  The Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival, Festival Dance, Idaho Repertory Theatre, Renaissance Fair, Rendezvous in the Park, Artwalk and the Prichard Art Gallery are reasons why Moscow is known as the "Heart of the Arts." Moscow was ranked as the best community in the United States to raise a family by MarketWatch in 2019. It has also been named as one of the “10 Best College Towns” in 2014 by Livability Magazine and as one of the “Best College Towns in America” in 2016 by College Rank.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Doctorate in counseling/clinical psychology or related field from an APA accredited program
• Eligibility for licensure as a psychologist in the State of Idaho
• Demonstrated ability and experience in counseling adults
• Ability to relate collegially and collaboratively with others
• Demonstrated skills and experience providing culturally appropriate services to a diverse client population


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

• APA accredited internship in a college or university counseling center
• Experience in a college or university counseling center
• One or more years of postdoctoral experience
• Record of scholarly activity (e.g., professional presentations, research, publications)
• Current or anticipated licensure as a psychologist in Idaho by August, 2020

 
COMPENSATION

$65,000 or commensurate with experience and market

APPLICATION MATERIALS
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • List of References