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Psychology Clinic Director (Assistant Teaching Professor) Position
University of Victoria
Department of Psychology – Faculty of Social Sciences
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The Department of Psychology at the University of Victoria invites applications for the University of Victoria Psychology Clinic Director with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2023. This is a regular faculty position with the opportunity for reappointment. The successful candidate will be appointed as an Assistant Teaching Professor (with eligibilty for Continuing Status, full time). The successful applicant will be expected to teach graduate level courses in clinical psychology, provide clinical supervision to advanced graduate students, and oversee the operation of the Psychology Clinic.
The University of Victoria Psychology Clinic is a training facility for clinical psychology graduate students that provides professional psychological services to the community, including assessments and therapeutic interventions for children, adults, couples and families. Services are provided by students in the M.Sc. and Ph.D. clinical psychology programs under the supervision of Registered Clinical Psychologists. The Clinic Director oversees the day-to-day operations of the clinic to promote excellence in education for our clinical graduate students while also maintaining the highest quality of care and ethical standards for our clients. The Director’s responsibilities include overseeing referrals to the clinic; development, review, and implementation of clinic policies and procedures; provision of information and support to the clinic staff, students, and supervisors; overseeing the Psychology Clinic’s assessment practicum; overseeing and management of the clinic budget; and overseeing maintenance, security and storage of confidential client information and test materials.
As an Assistant Teaching Professor, the Director will teach clinical graduate courses and conduct clinical supervision of clinical graduate students. The focus of the graduate courses will depend on the successful candidate’s expertise and the needs of the clinical program.
Assistant Teaching Professors in Psychology are not expected to supervise graduate student research but can serve on students’ committees if desired.
We are seeking candidates with the ability to actively contribute to the operation of our Clinical Psychology Graduate Program (http://www.uvic.ca/socialsciences/psychology/graduate/clinical- psychology ).