getting a clinical faculty appointment -- how

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  1. QPublic

    QPublic Junior Member
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    Hi- does anyone have any experience or knowledge regarding how a practicing psychologist goes about getting a faculty appointment (not as an active professor though) at a local university health science center or med school?
    It seems as though it could be a good credential to have and a way to have a link to the local academic community.
     
  2. Jon Snow

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    You mean as an adjunct?
     
  3. QPublic

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    Not really adjunct (as in teaching a course), but rather having the designation as a faculty member (or perhaps 'clinical professor')

     
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    In most cases, you have to perform some service for the department to obtain such a designation. Such services can range from supervising grad students to providing a field placement site to giving guest lectures.
     
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    Makes sense...thanks

     
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    My predoc internship site was affiliated with a medical school -- those psychologists were considered adjunct faculty of that university, due to the med school affiliation. Some taught classes, others did not - just their association with the internship site (and supervision of interns) was enough to get the adjunct status.
     

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