Faculty Positions for 2020-2021
  • Clinical Psychologist Position at MGH. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry seeks a junior-career-level clinical psychologist with expertise and research funding in adolescent suicide for a full-time position to begin in the summer of 2021. Preference will be given to applicants who have clinical experience, research experience, and funded NIH K- and R-grants in the areas of adolescent suicide. Although the position is primarily research in focus, there are opportunities to provide clinical services in the Child Psychiatry Service, which serves children, adolescents, and young adults with a range of disorders including mood disorders. The position also includes recommendation for an Assistant Professor faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School (HMS), pending approval by HMS. Applicants must have: a Ph.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA/CPA accredited program; completed an internship and postdoctoral fellowship position; and substantial research experience for an early career investigator and current NIH funding; and should have expertise assessing and treating children, adolescents and young adults. Applicants should be licensed or license eligible in Massachusetts. Please email a cover letter, CV, and names and contacts for three references to Richard Liu, PhD (rliu17@mgh.harvard.edu).

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. Posted March 24, 2021. 

  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor at San Jose State University. The Department of Psychology at San Jose State University (SJSU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Clinical Psychology with scholarly expertise in the area of health and wellness in communities of color, broadly defined.  Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one of the most innovative regions in the world. SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, and community-campus collaborations, affording many opportunities for study and praxis related to clinical psychology.  SJSU was recently named the most transformative university in the nation. The candidate will contribute to teaching and research with undergraduate students, teaching, mentorship, and supervision in the Department’s MS in Clinical Psychology program, and participate in shared governance in the department, college, and university. Required qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology with California license eligibility by the time of appointment with the expectation of licensure within 2-3 years of hire, demonstrated scholarly productivity in the scientific study of issues related to health and wellness in communities of color, and demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population.  Please see https://jobs.sjsu.edu/sj/en-us/job/498192/assistant-professor-clinical-psychologyfor a full description of the position’s required and preferred qualifications.

    San José State University enrolls over 33,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups.  As such, this position is for scholars interested in a career at a national leader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students are first-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university is currently ranked fifth nationally in increasing student upward mobility.  The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

    Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
    Starting Date: August 2021
    Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

    Application Procedure: For fullest consideration, submit a letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy that describes what role faculty play in student success, statement of research plans, diversity statement that discusses strategies for supporting students of diverse backgrounds,and  three references with contact information by January 5, 2021 for priority to https://jobs.sjsu.edu/sj/en-us/job/498192/assistant-professor-clinical-psychologyInquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Matthew Capriotti (matthew.capriotti@sjsu.edu). Posted January 13, 2021.

  • Full Professor/DCT at the University of Nevada Reno. Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada Reno invites applications for the position of Professor and Director of Clinical Training (DCT) in our APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Graduate Program. The program has been accredited since 1972 and is currently accredited through 2028. Area of research specialization is open, although research in depression, substance abuse, or clinical health disparities would be especially strong complements to our existing program-wide strengths in trauma and related topics. The successful candidate will have a cognitive-behavioral or clinical science orientation, a commitment to training students in evidence-based treatments and assessments, and experience mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds. As DCT, the successful candidate will work with an Associate DCT to oversee all aspects of clinical training, maintain program relationships with externship sites, and manage all administrative duties such as preparation of accreditation-related reports.

    Required Qualifications: PhD in Clinical Psychology or Clinical Science; completion of an APA-accredited internship; two (2) years of experience as DCT, Associate/Deputy DCT, or other substantive administrative/leadership role in an accredited Clinical Psychology PhD program; four (4) years of experience supervising clinical doctoral students; licensed or license-eligible in Nevada; and record of excellence in research, teaching, and service that supports appointment and tenure at the rank of Professor at an R1 institution. See https://tinyurl.com/UNR-DCT for more information. Posted December 2, 2020. 

  • Assistant Professor at the University of Southern Mississippi. The School of Psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for one, full-time, tenure track, 9-month, Assistant Professor position beginning August 2021. This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving scientist-practitioner clinical psychology training program in the School of Psychology, including an APA-accredited doctoral program and an undergraduate psychology major. The School of Psychology has approximately 600 undergraduate majors and 125 graduate students across three APA-accredited doctoral programs (Clinical, Counseling, & School), a master’s program in counseling psychology, and an experimental doctoral program. More information about our program can be found at www.usm.edu/clinical-psychology The Clinical Psychology doctoral program offers generalist training with concentrations in child clinical and adult clinical psychology. The area of specialization for this position is open. Our faculty have established records of scholarship in the areas of ADHD, schizophrenia, suicide prevention, anxiety, mental health outcomes, personality assessment, youth risk behavior, and adult and child externalizing behavior. The doctoral program emphasizes research mentorship, diversity, and clinical training in evidence-based practices. Doctoral students provide psychological services through an in-house training clinic, including assessment and treatment of children and adults. We aim to recruit applicants who will produce an impactful and extramurally funded line of research and who will emphasize training doctoral students to become productive and thoughtful scientists. Responsibilities include developing and maintaining a strong independent program of research, seeking extramural funding, and directing student research; teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, including supervision of graduate level practicum courses in our in-house training clinic; and contributing to the mission of the university and profession through service activities. Applicants are expected to seek licensure as a psychologist in the state of Mississippi. Qualifications include: a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program in clinical psychology, or related field, by August of 2021, license eligibility in the state of Mississippi (supervision available), and strong scholarship potential and excellent teaching and supervisory skills. Area of research expertise is open. Hattiesburg is located approximately 70 miles north of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and 100 miles from New Orleans and is a great place to live. Hattiesburg offers a unique blend of a high standard of living at reasonable costs. In fact, Hattiesburg was recently recognized by Livability.com as one of the nation's top college towns. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled; however, to guarantee full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 15, 2020. Please feel free to contact Dr. Dan Capron to inquire about the position (Daniel.Capron@usm.edu). A completed application will include 1) a cover letter, 2) a CV, 3) three letters of recommendation [Letters of recommendation should be sent by the recommender directly to the search chair (daniel.capron@usm.edu)]. 4) a research statement 5) a teaching statement and 6) academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable; official transcripts are necessary for hire). Application materials can be uploaded to the HR site here: https://tinyurl.com/USMClinicalJob The program is committed to increasing diversity; we encourage applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, and/or sexual orientation AA/EEO/ADAI. Posted October 22, 2020. 

  • Assistant Professor at North Dakota State UniversityThe Department of Psychology at NDSU has a 9-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor available Fall 2021 (August 16, 2021 start date). The position is 45% research, 45% teaching, and 10% service. We are especially interested in candidates who conduct research in developmental psychology and whose specific areas of research expertise intersect with departmental strengths in health psychology, social/personality psychology, cognitive psychology, or visual and cognitive neuroscience. A successful candidate will be expected to offer undergraduate courses in developmental psychology and contribute to teaching and training graduate students. A successful candidate will also have a record of research productivity and experience pursuing and/or obtaining external funding consistent with their career stage. Candidates are expected to supervise PhD students, teach 3 courses per year, and advise undergraduate students. The position is competitive with regard to start-up funds, space, and salary. Posted October 22, 2020. 

  • Assistant Professor, Implementation and Intervention Science University of Alabama. The College of Arts and Sciences at The University of Alabama (UA) announces an opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Center for Youth Development and Intervention (“the CYDI”). This position will be academically housed within the Department of Psychology or in the Department of Communicative DisordersWe seek a research-focused applied scientist with expertise in implementation science. The ideal candidate will have an active program of research related to the translation and implementation of interventions and the promise of securing external funding.  We want applicants who are enthusiastic about collaborating with researchers from other disciplines and working in multi-disciplinary teams. A doctoral degree in Psychology (Clinical, Developmental, Experimental. Counseling, Educational), Communication Science and Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology, or other relevant field (e.g., Social Work, Public Health) is required. Under the auspices of the Alabama Life Research Institute, the CYDI is a state-of-the-art research, training, and service facility that brings together investigators from diverse disciplines who share an interest in developmental psychopathology and the translation of evidence-based practices. The primary mission of the Center is to develop translational clinical science that addresses the prevention, remediation, and management of behavioral, emotional, and neurodevelopmental conditions from early childhood through adulthood. Consistent with this mission, the Center has four strategic objectives: (1) facilitate transdisciplinary, collaborative, and cutting edge research related to mental and physical health and well-being; (2) provide a venue for the translation and dissemination of evidence-based approaches to community and school providers; (3) facilitate grant-funded research on intervention and prevention programming; and (4) provide opportunities for student training via direct research engagement, clinical and consultative services, and secondary data analysis. As an Assistant Professor in the CYDI, the successful candidate will have an active research lab that involves both undergraduate and graduate students. The candidate will have prior experience with granstmanship and have high potential of securing external research funding. They will be expected to serve as primary advisor to students in their home department’s graduate program as well. Faculty in the CYDI have a reduced teaching load, because of the research focus. However, as an Assistant Professor, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is expected. The University of Alabama is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, home of the CrimsonTide football team as well as the historic Bama Theatre, the Paul R. Jones Museum, the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, the Tuscaloosa Farmer’s Market, and nearby Kentuck Festival of the Arts and Moundville Archeological Park. The city of Tuscaloosa is very family-friendly and popular with outdoors enthusiasts as it boasts an active concert venue, a popular farmer’s market, the Black Warrior RiverWalk, and many family-focused events throughout the year. The University of Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Minority and women candidates are especially encouraged to apply. To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. We plan to conduct interviews remotely to limit travel. With the exception of letters of recommendation, all materials should be submitted online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/47504.  Letters of recommendation should be mailed directly to Dr. Susan White, Professor and Director of the Center for Youth Development and Intervention, The University of Alabama, Box 870348, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0348. Email: swwhite1@ua.eduPosted October 21, 2020. 

  • Chair of the Department of Psychology. The University of Alabama invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Psychology. The successful candidate must have a PhD in Psychology and be at the rank of Associate Professor or higher. This candidate should have an outstanding record of leadership, teaching, research, service, and grantsmanship. Additionally, the candidate must have an active research program and continue to advance the research goals of the faculty at a tier-one research institution. The candidate is expected to assume the position August 16, 2021.

    We seek a chair who can build on our strong foundation to increase the productivity and rigor of faculty research. In addition, the applicant should have a vision for building on our strong undergraduate and graduate academic programs. Duties include vigorously advocating on behalf of the faculty, staff, and students; championing for departmental needs to upper administration; mentoring and supporting junior faculty; administrative responsibilities including assessment and budget oversight; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the appropriate field; fostering productive and active research within the department; promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within the department; and engaging in other service activities relevant to the department, college, and University.

    The University of Alabama, founded in 1831, is the flagship campus of a three-campus system. The University is located in Tuscaloosa, a city of approximately 100,000 that was named an All-America City by the National Civic League. Tuscaloosa is home of the Crimson Tide football team, as well as the historic Bama Theatre, the Paul R. Jones Art Gallery, the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, the Tuscaloosa Farmer’s Market, and nearby Kentuck Festival of the Arts and Moundville Archeological Park. The Psychology Department has 36 faculty and 100 graduate students distributed in three experimental (Cognitive, Developmental, and Social Social, Cognitive, and Developmental) and four APA-accredited clinical (Child, Gerontology, Health, and Law) concentrations. The Department offers a bachelor’s degree in psychology, doctoral degrees in both clinical and experimental psychology, and a graduate minor in statistics.

    The University of Alabama values diversity, and we particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations historically underrepresented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with diverse populations. Our department embraces the values of rigorous, open, and reproducible science and fosters collegiality and scholarly collaboration. Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining their qualifications and interest, a current CV, three letters of recommendation, a research statement, and a teaching statement that includes courses taught, teaching philosophy, and indicators of teaching effectiveness. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Materials should be submitted online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/47519. Letters of recommendation should be emailed to the Search Chair, Dr. Alexa Tullett, atullett@ua.edu. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information on our department, visit https://psychology.ua.edu. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2020. Posted October 21, 2020. 

  • Faculty Position at the University of Miami. Department of Psychology at the University of Miami (UM) is seeking a full-time, tenured or tenure- track faculty member to join our department’s Adult Division, as part of the College of Arts & Sciences cluster hiring initiative to appoint up to ten new faculty members whose intellectual and pedagogical expertise engages race.

    We are seeking a faculty member with expertise in affective or social psychological science and how these topics may intersect with Black/minority studies or mental health disparities. Specific area(s) of focus could span (but are not necessarily limited to) basic research on affective and social processes; intergroup processes; mechanistic studies of mental and health disparities and community-based research; and/or studies of racial justice or biases as they relate to social processes. With regard to specialty, we are open to a wide range, including experimental, neuroscience, clinical science, quantitative, and psychophysiology as applied to examine psychological mechanisms underlying human behavior.

    We are seeking a faculty member with expertise in affective or social psychological science and how these topics may intersect with Black/minority studies or mental health disparities. Specific area(s) of focus could span (but are not necessarily limited to) basic research on affective and social processes; intergroup processes; mechanistic studies of mental and health disparities and community-based research; and/or studies of racial justice or biases as they relate to social processes. With regard to specialty, we are open to a wide range, including experimental, neuroscience, clinical science, quantitative, and psychophysiology as applied to examine psychological mechanisms underlying human behavior.

    The Department of Psychology is a vibrant community that includes clinical and psychological sciences faculty across Adult, Child, Health, and Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Divisions. The mission of the Department is to acquire, advance, and disseminate knowledge within the Psychological and Biobehavioral Sciences, supported through excellent graduate programs and state-of-the-art facilities. We value a balance across academic domains, including teaching, research and service to the community. The department values and celebrates cultural diversity of all kinds, and has an engaged and active Diversity and Equity Committee. The greater Miami community is one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse metropolitan areas in the country, positioning our department to be a key contributor to furthering multi-cultural and ethnic studies in basic and clinical psychological science. The Adult Division within the Psychology Department includes faculty who conduct mechanistic work in the areas of emotion, cognition, social factors, and psychopathology. We use a broad range of experimental, psychophysiological, neuroscience, evolutionary, social, quantitative, and treatment- development methodologies. The department as a whole values collaboration within and across divisions. Our Neuroimaging Facility is available to researchers working in the area of human neuroscience and/or wishing to collaborate with faculty members who do so. As a group, we are committed to the idea that an understanding of emotion, cognition, and behavior at a basic level fosters a better understanding of problem behavior across the lifespan.

    Applications will be considered at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor ranks. Appointment is expected to start on August 15, 2021. To be eligible for tenure-track appointment, candidates must hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree in their field by the appointment start date. Applications can be submitted via the UM Careers website at https://umiami.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UMFaculty. Posted October 18, 2020.