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The Michigan School of Professional Psychology (MiSPP) is an independent, not-for-profit institution of higher education located in Southeast Michigan.  The school is situated in Farmington Hills, a vibrant and diverse community, which is in close proximity to Lansing, Ann Arbor and Detroit – providing access to large cities as well as the beauty of rural Michigan. The surrounding communities provide access to affordable housing and compare favorably with other high-tech and industrialized regions around the nation.

Non-Discrimination Policy

MiSPP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, culture, religion, gender, age, gender identity, transgender, socioeconomic status, national origin, language, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or disability in recruiting and admitting students, hiring employees, or in operating any of its programs.

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Faculty Positions

Instructional Faculty Positions Beginning Academic Year 2015-2016

The Michigan School of Professional Psychology (MiSPP) seeks talented and innovative applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position with potential for multiple year contracts after the first year of employment. Full-time faculty responsibilities include instruction, advising and supervision, facilitation of student research as well as membership on faculty and institutional committees. Persons interested in half or three-quarter time employment will also be considered. Teaching in both the Master of Arts and PsyD programs is expected along with the potential to chair dissertation committees. This is a full-time position, with competitive salary and benefits.

MiSPP faculty:

  • possess knowledge of the discipline and command of subject matter in courses being taught;
  • remain current in all subject areas knowledge;
  • possess knowledge of best practice teaching methods appropriate for presentation of subject matter covered in courses;
  • possess knowledge of best practice teaching methods appropriate for class management;
  • present materials that promote development of students’ critical thinking skills;
  • demonstrate clinical knowledge, experience and expertise relevant to the courses taught.

The ideal candidate will have values and a vision consistent with the mission of MiSPP, a commitment to the practitioner-scholar model of professional psychology, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a record of achievement in the field of health services psychology, research and clinical practice.

Requirements:

  • Doctoral degree in psychology (PhD/PsyD) from an APA accredited program preferred. Applicants from non-APA programs will be considered.
  • Full license, or license eligible, in the State of Michigan or in state of residence.
  • 3-5 years teaching experience and expertise in foundational areas of clinical psychology; graduate level teaching experience preferred. Recent graduates who show potential for excellence may be considered.
  • A demonstrated ability to mentor students and supervise student research.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with students, faculty and professional staff.

The Michigan School is committed to increasing the diversity of the faculty and therefore welcomes applications from candidates who would enhance its’ inclusive educational community. MiSPP is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer.

Review of complete applications will continue until the position is filled. To apply submit a cover letter of interest with a brief description of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae/resume, Copies of transcripts (unofficial accepted with application), and complete contact information for at least three references to:

Fran Brown, PsyD, Program Director
Michigan School of Professional Psychology
26811 Orchard Lake Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
facultyjobs@mispp.edu 


Adjunct Faculty

MiSPP invites applications for Adjunct Faculty for the MA and PsyD Programs in clinical psychology.

For the 2015-2016 academic year, we are seeking adjunct faculty for both programs to teach the following content areas:

  • Couple and Family Therapy
  • Existential Psychology
  • Psychological Testing & Assessment
  • Psychopathology
  • Ethics in Professional Psychology
  • Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy
  • Statistics

The ideal candidate(s) will possess values and a vision consistent with the mission of MiSPP, commitment to the practitioner-scholar model of professional psychology and demonstrated excellence in teaching and clinical practice.

Requirements: 

  • Doctoral degree in psychology (PhD/PsyD); from an APA program preferred.
  • Full license, or license eligible, in the State of Michigan or in state of residence.
  • Experience in college level teaching; graduate level preferred.

MiSPP is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

A letter of interest with a brief description of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae with salary history and contact information for references should be sent to:

Fran Brown, PsyD, Program Director
Michigan School of Professional Psychology
26811 Orchard Lake Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
adjunctjobs@mispp.edu


MiSPP is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.