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Employment Opportunities

MSPP is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, working and bringing psychological knowledge to the multi-cultural world community. We strongly encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

MSPP is committed to a policy of Equal Employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alien age or citizenship, disability, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other legally recognized, protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

Candidates who possess personal characteristics that might be considered as diversifying elements among the faculty group are invited to identify themselves during the application process.

MSPP is committed to building a diverse work staff .We strongly encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and experiences. MSPP is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part-time Post-Doctoral Supervisor

The Child and Family Evaluation Service (CAFES), that operates as a component of the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, is seeking a Psychologist with substantial experience in writing custody evaluations for the courts of Massachusetts and to supervise four (4) Post-Doctoral fellows in the writing of such reports.

This is part-time five (5) hours per week (to be worked in one day) for six months with the possibility of another six month renewal. The position is located at 1208 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA.

Candidates must have their own liability insurance and MA License to practice.

Please email curriculum vitae and two (2) letters of recommendation to Christina Harms, Director of Administration of the Brenner Center, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP), at christina_harms@msp.edu. Please include writing samples as well.

MSPP is an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

(Posted 9/10/14)

Director, Health Coaching Certificate Program

The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology is seeking a health professional to direct our new Certificate Program in Health Coaching. This program will be offered one semester a year, beginning in January, 2015. This innovative program offers a sequence of five courses offered in a blended format with online lectures and threaded conversations and a full weekend in residence at the beginning of each course.

Essential Functions
The Director will be responsible for coordinating and supervising the faculty, administering the program, collaborating on recruitment and admissions and overseeing the curriculum and enhancements to the curriculum. The teaching of two courses, Health Coaching Principles and Practices and Practicum in Health Coaching is required. Course are offered sequentially and run for one intensive month. In addition, the Director will work closely with the Chair of the Department of Organizational and Leadership Psychology and the Director of Continuing Education for continuous improvement.

Requirements
The qualified applicant will be a licensed health care provider with at least a Master's degree in their health field. Professionals in Nursing, Psychology and other Mental Health disciplines, physical therapy and nutrition are among the fields that qualify an applicant. Previous teaching and administrative experience is very desirable. A successful candidate will likely have experience as a health coach in health care settings or in independent practice and/ or experience in case management and health coaching.

MSPP will support and train the Director in effective use of our online learning management system. This position is part time and the successful candidate will likely be able to continue to pursue their current professional commitments.

Interested candidates should submit their CV and cover letter in confidence to:

Mary-Alice Howard
Director, Human Resources
Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology
One Wells Avenue
Newton, MA 02459
mary-alice_howard@mspp.edu

(Posted 9/2/14)

Director, Leadership and Organizational Psychology

Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) announces its search for an authentic leader to become our Director of the Leadership and Organizational Psychology Department. A flexible and vibrant organization, MSPP is pioneering some of the most important curricula development in applied psychology to address the most pressing needs. Within each program is the ability to take your current experience and interests and build a framework from which to expand your career.

We currently offer a PsyD in Leadership Psychology; a MA in Organizational Psychology; a MA in Higher Education Student Personnel Administration: an Executive Coaching Certificate and a Health Coaching Certificate. The school is also interested in building enrollments and developing additional graduate programs.

This position reports directly to the Vice President of Academic Affairs and sits on the School's Academic Leadership Group.

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in Organizational Behavior and/or Organizational Development, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Leadership, Consulting or Clinical Psychology. Successful experience as a faculty member and manager of faculty and or staff is required. Full-time faculty experience is preferred. Discipline related work experience or a substantial record of discipline related consulting experience such as Industrial-Organizational Psychology consulting is required. Knowledge and skill in using a broad array of educational technologies including experience in internet-based teaching in either blended or entirely online modalities a must. Demonstrated consistency in fairness and support to all staff and students; ability to manage all expectations; set key milestones and determine appropriate measures for tracking are necessary for success.

The candidate must present a substantial scholarly record of publication or presentations that is (a) topically related to one or more of the departmental specialties and (b) is of sufficiently high quality to warrant a senior-level faculty appointment. The successful candidate will demonstrate possession of personal integrity, ability to work hard, positive high energy style, enthusiasm for program building; willingness to undertake demanding and difficult jobs; excellent written and oral communication skills; good judgment and problem solving capabilities; team building, team leading and team member skills, organizational skills, the ability to manage the details as well as set strategy and strong project management.

Application Process

Inquiries, nominations, referrals, and curriculum vitae (letters of interest preferred) should be sent in confidence to: Mary-Alice Howard, mary-alice_howard@mspp.edu.

All information will be held in strict confidence. Compensation for this position will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The review process will continue until the position is filled.

(Posted 9/2/14)

Director, Military & Veteran Relations

The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology is currently seeking a Director of Military and Veterans Relations to operate within the community of MSPP in a matrix environment. The role will provide vision, leadership and expertise in the development and implementation of academic course content; Field Education placement and development; community engagement and professional and personal development for the military and veterans community. The Director will assist with identifying opportunities to increase enrollment and actively seek community partnerships and program support while overseeing program operations and fostering a supportive community for military-connected students, faculty and staff

Essential Functions

  • Develop strong relationships with military and veteran students to support their success in the classroom, field placement training, community activities, and personal development.
  • Work with the Admissions Department to develop and implement strategies to enroll and retain veterans and active service members as MSPP students and to educate others to the value of a career in mental health.
  • Counsel MSPP students about opportunities for professional careers in mental health with active military and veteran populations and facilitate networking opportunities for professional work.
  • Actively seek and supervise new field placement opportunities.
  • Provide support and consultation to faculty and staff who are engaged in educating students in the academic Concentration in Military and Veterans Psychology (MVP) program in close collaboration with Department Chairs.
  • With the Department of Institutional Advancement, initiate and implement a program of grants, contracts and philanthropy to increase scholarship and program support for all students with military experience or military connections, as well as all students within the Concentration on Military and Veterans Psychology (MVP).
  • Collaborate with and consult to senior administrative staff, department heads, and other school personnel to develop a robust and effective educational program for military and veterans and military connected others that includes academics, student services, field education and academic advising.
  • Oversee and collaborate with faculty and staff to create social and educational events for military and veteran students and to bring an awareness of military culture and veterans' needs to the civilian student body and faculty
  • Develop programs in Continuing Education and Educational Technology for professionals providing clinical services, such as medical, mental health, allied health professional and other professional services to military and veterans.

Requirements

  • Graduate degree in psychology, organizational leadership, education, administration or a related field is preferred.
  • Active duty military experience preferred.
  • 2 - 5 years of experience in a leadership or senior administrative position with demonstrated supervisory experience and skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills, time management and problem solving abilities, capacity for innovation and collaboration, and oral and written communication skills.
  • Values cultural and individual diversity as well as the importance of multicultural sensitivity and competence.

Application Procedure

Inquiries, nominations, referrals, and curriculum vitae (letters of interest preferred) should be sent in confidence to: Mary-Alice Howard, mary-alice_howard@mspp.edu.

All information will be held in strict confidence. Compensation for this position will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The review process will continue until the position is filled.

(Posted 8/12/14)

Full-Time Core Faculty Positions, Clinical Psychology Department

Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) has openings for 3full-time Core faculty positions in the Doctoral Clinical Psychology Department beginning January, 2015. Rank is commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities: Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, and clinical and research supervision. Additionally, there is the expectation of committee work and scholarly productivity. Applicants with expertise in the following areas are especially sought: Health Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Objective Assessment, Lifespan, Physiological, Children and Families, and Statistics.

A successful faculty candidate with substantial experience and expertise in Forensic Psychology will also be considered for the position of the Director of the Concentration in Forensic Psychology. Similarly we seek a faculty candidate to serve as the Director of the Concentration in Health Psychology. Concentration Directors will participate in further development of the curriculum, program and field placement site development for Concentration students, increasing the national visibility of the Concentration and attracting applicants, as well as other activities in support of the Concentration.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, have teaching experience, preferably be licensed or license-eligible in Massachusetts, and maintain some involvement in clinical practice or consultation. A demonstrated record of scholarly work is essential.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Interested candidates should submit

  1. a detailed letter of application responding to the stated qualifications
  2. a curriculum vitae, and
  3. a list of three professional references with complete contact information. (References will not be contacted without the candidate's prior permission.)

Materials should be submitted electronically to: Ms. Ellen Collins, Human Resources Manager at ellen_collins@mspp.edu.

Important Notice to All Candidates: MSPP is an equal opportunity employer and is a community that embraces multiculturalism. As such, persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

(Posted 9/18/14)

Adjunct Faculty Positions in the Organizational and Leadership Psychology Program

The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) has an opening for 3 Adjunct Faculty positons in the Organizational and Leadership Psychology program beginning August 2014.

Responsibilities: Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, outreach, committee responsibilities, doctoral project oversight and scholarly productivity. Applicants with expertise in some of the following areas are especially sought: Leadership Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Adaptive Leadership, For-profit and non-profit management; Talent Management.

Qualifications and Experience: Candidates must possess a PhD, PsyD, or EdD in an allied field and have both academic and practical experience. A demonstrated record of scholarly work is valued. Candidates should have 2-5 years of teaching experience and familiarity teaching in online learning environments.

Location: The position is based in Newton, Massachusetts campus. All candidates need to be available for on-site committee and staff meetings on a weekly basis.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Interested candidates should submit (1) a detailed letter of application responding to the stated qualifications (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) a list of three professional references with complete contact information. (References will not be contacted without the candidate's prior permission.) Materials should be submitted electronically to:

Ms. Ellen Collins
Human Resources Manager
ellen_collins@mspp.edu

Important Notice to All Candidates: MSPP is an equal opportunity employer and is a community that embraces multiculturalism. As such, persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

(Posted 9/2/14)

Full-Time Core Faculty Position in the Organizational and Leadership Psychology Program

The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) has an opening for one (1) full-time Core faculty position in the Organizational and Leadership Psychology program beginning August 2014.

Responsibilities: Core faculty members are involved in teaching, advising, outreach, committee responsibilities, doctoral project oversight and scholarly productivity. Applicants with expertise in some of the following areas are especially sought: Leadership Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Adaptive Leadership, For-profit and non-profit management; Talent Management.

Qualifications and Experience: Candidates must possess a PhD, PsyD, or EdD in an allied field and have both academic and practical experience. A demonstrated record of scholarly work is valued. Candidates should have 2-5 years of teaching experience and familiarity teaching in online learning environments.

Location: The position is based in Newton, Massachusetts campus. All candidates need to be available for on-site committee and staff meetings on a weekly basis.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Interested candidates should submit (1) a detailed letter of application responding to the stated qualifications (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) a list of three professional references with complete contact information. (References will not be contacted without the candidate's prior permission.) Materials should be submitted electronically to: Ms. Ellen Collins, Human Resources Manager at ellen_collins@mspp.edu.

Important Notice to All Candidates: MSPP is an equal opportunity employer and is a community that embraces multiculturalism. As such, persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

(Posted 9/2/14)

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Testing and Assessment at the Brenner Center

The Brenner Center is pleased to announce two (2) one-year postdoctoral training opportunities in testing and assessment. The Fellowships are full-time and carry a stipend of $38,000. The one-year Fellowships begin in September of 2014. The Fellowships offer supervised experience and training in testing and assessment work. In addition, Fellows participate in various seminars and other learning activities offered by MSPP.

The Fellowship is a one-year, full-time position. Fellows are required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and will be provided with supervision by experienced, licensed psychologists. By the end of the Fellowship year, Fellows will have completed 1,600 training hours Applicants must have a PhD/PsyD in psychology and an APA-accredited predoctoral internship is strongly preferred. Experience with children is also preferred. WE WILL ACCEPT APPLICATIONS ON A ROLLING BASIS UNTIL POSITIONS ARE FILLED.

Please email curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, and two (2) current letters of recommendation to Christina Harms, Director of Administration of the Brenner Center, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP), at Christina_harms@mspp.edu.

MSPP is an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Posted 9/2/14)

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Child and Family Forensic Psychology

The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) is pleased to announce four (4) postdoctoral training opportunities in child forensic psychology. The four (4) Fellowships are full-time and carry a stipend of $38,000. The one-year Fellowships begin in September of 2014. The Child and Family Evaluation Service (CAFES) is a consultation/evaluation unit within the MSPP Center of Excellence for Children, Families, and the Law. It provides forensic evaluation and consultation services to courts, attorneys, and public and private agencies on issues in which children and families are involved in the legal system (divorce, custody, abuse, access, etc.). The Fellowship offers supervised experience and training in work for the Probate & Family Courts of Massachusetts, including opportunities to testify in court with guidance from an experienced supervisor/evaluator and a retired judge. In addition, Fellows participate in various seminars and other learning activities offered by MSPP.

Fellows are required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and will be provided with supervision by experienced, licensed psychologists. By the end of the Fellowship year, fellows will have completed 2,000 training hours. Fellows will also be involved in the direct provision of services, such as conducting groups for high- conflict parents and other intervention services. Fellows will attend two MSPP classes each semester that are dedicated to the relevant case law, legal statutes, and professional "best practices" in this area of expertise leading to a Certificate in Child and Family Forensic issues.

Applicants must have a PhD/PsyD in psychology with APA-accredited predoctoral internship. Child training is required. We will accept applications on a rolling basis until positions are filled. Send curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, and three (3) current letters of recommendation to:

Christina Harms, Director
CAFES at the Center of Excellence for Children, Families, and the Law
Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology
christina_harms@mspp.edu

More information is available at www.mspp.edu/community/children-families-law.

MSPP is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

(Posted 9/2/14)

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