Assistant Professor/ Director of Clinical Training- IL- Behavioral Sciences - Military Veterans

at Midwestern University

Downers Grove, Illinois

The Department of Behavioral Science in the College of Health Sciences of Midwestern University, Downers Grove campus, invites applications for a Director of Clinical Training in the APA-accredited Psy.D. Program. The Director of Clinical Training (DCT) has oversight of all aspects of the Program’s clinical training at the practicum and internship level. This includes individualized student advisement, placement and competency-based evaluation, as well as site development and evaluation. The DCT develops and implements the Program’s clinical training policies and procedures, in consultation with the Program Director, the Assistant Director of Training, and Program faculty. This person reports to the Clinical Psychology Program Director. Well qualified applicants will have served in administrative roles related to clinical training and be up to date on professional standards of accreditation as they relate to clinical training. Applicants should have earned a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from an APA accredited program and be licensed or license eligible as a clinical psychologist in the State of Illinois. All faculty within the Clinical Psychology Program have responsibilities in teaching, scholarship and service. A record of prior teaching experience, scholarly productivity, and professional service will enhance the candidate’s application. This is a full-time, tenure-track position. Rank is at the Assistant Professor level or commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Projected start date is September, 2021.

Midwestern University is an independent institution of higher education committed to the education of healthcare professionals. The Downers Grove, IL campus opened in 1986 and is located on a beautiful, wooded, 105 acre campus just 25 miles west of Chicago, IL. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. We encourage you to visit for additional details about our dynamic University. Midwestern University is an equal opportunity employer; minority and diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Your application packet should include:

  • CV (upload as an attachment or inserted as text)
  • Application (you will be prompted to complete the online application)
  • Names of 3 professional references

Applicants may send inquiries and letters of recommendation to: Dr. Ann Sauer, Program Director, Department of Behavioral Science at, 630-515-6245.

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.

Downers Grove, Illinois

About Midwestern University


Healthcare education is what we do. We're an established leader with an exciting vision for the future. Midwestern University offers programs that give you solid footing in the sciences, extensive hands-on experience in outstanding clinical rotations, and a compassionate perspective toward your patients.


You'll learn side-by-side with students in other health professions, modeling the team approach to 21st century healthcare practice. And you'll learn from faculty mentors who are dedicated to preparing their future colleagues for the realities of patient care. Our graduates are found in leading hospitals, private practices, laboratories, pharmacies, and healthcare facilities across the United States.


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