Requisition Number: 0811095
Position Summary: The Psychology Department at the University of Alabama invites applications for the Doddridge Franklin Saxon endowed chair in Psychology. This is a tenured faculty position in the Department of Psychology.
Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Psychology Department at the University of Alabama invites applications for the Doddridge Franklin Saxon endowed chair in Psychology. This is a tenured faculty position in the Department of Psychology. We hope to find an exceptional scholar at the mid-career level who is trained in clinical child psychology or developmental psychopathology to assume the endowed chair and become the director of the Center for the Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems (CPYBP). The Department of Psychology has a Ph.D. program with 7 concentrations including clinical child psychology and developmental science as well as clinical health psychology, clinical psychology and law, clinical geropsychology, cognitive psychology, and social psychology. It has nearly 100 students across all concentrations. The endowed chair is fully integrated into the Psychology Department, is a leader in research and grantsmanship, and plays a mentorship role for students and junior faculty. At the same time, the CPYBP is multi-disciplinary center, drawing from several departments across the University. More information on the Department of Psychology can found at the following link: http://psychology.ua.edu/. The Center for the Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems is an innovative research facility within the University of Alabama that brings together a group of emerging and highly experienced researchers to be a national leader in research and policy in the prevention of youth behavior problems. As such, the CPYBP strives to facilitate cross-discipline, collaborative research. In addition, the CPYBP aims to provide opportunities for pilot research to provide the foundation for grant-funded studies, and to facilitate preparation and submission of research proposals for funding. Further, it is the CPYBP's mission to disseminate information and to facilitate awareness about school-based and community-based prevention programs. The CPYBP provides opportunities for training at the graduate and postdoctoral level, as well as serving as a community resource for training and education on treatment and prevention. Additional information about the CPYBP is available at: http://cpybp.ua.edu/. To apply, go to http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/42062 and complete the online application. Attach a current CV and letter of application. For additional information, please contact Andrea Glenn (205-348-4340); [email protected]
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