Assistant/Associate Professor

Job description

Position Number 998934

Functional Title Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The Department of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured position in Child Clinical Psychology (Assistant or Associate Professor Level), to begin August 1, 2018.

The Department of Psychology consists of 25 full-time faculty and offers a BA and BS in psychology, an MA in General Experimental Psychology, and a Ph.D. in clinical, cognitive, developmental and social psychology (See for more information).

We are seeking someone to join an active and collaborative research department. Candidates must demonstrate strong potential for securing external funding. All applicants should have a clear commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching and show evidence of a strong independent research program.

UNCG's clinical program emphasizes the integration of science and practice and values both basic and applied research on human behavior across the life span. All applicants should show evidence of a strong independent research program, a commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds, and excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching and practicum supervision. We invite applications from psychologists whose research focuses on child/adolescent clinical psychology, broadly defined. We seek to build on a long-standing training focus of our clinical program to provide services to underserved populations in a culturally competent manner, as well as complement current research strengths in ethnic minority populations.

UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate student body consisting of approximately 28% African Americans and 8% Hispanic or Latino Americans. UNCG and the Psychology Department foster an environment of collaboration across departments and schools and support community-engaged research. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We are an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity (

The doctoral program in Clinical Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The next site visit is 2021.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. from and APA-accredited clinical program and be licensed or license-eligible in North Carolina. Tenure will be offered at the Associate Professor rank depending on selected candidate's qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

We are especially interested in applicants whose research utilizes a risk and resilience perspective in the study of health behaviors/healthcare disparities or mental health, particularly within African American youth and their families.

Special Instructions to Applicants

We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

More information may be obtained from Dr. Gabriela Livas Stein, Chair of the Child Clinical Search committee (email: [email protected]).

Applicants should submit all materials electronically (to apply, visit and click on "Faculty"). Applicants should submit a cover letter, a vita, a detailed description of their research program (Research Statement), up to five representative publications (Other Documents, only one document can be uploaded under a title), and a statement of teaching interests (Teaching Philosophy).

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) References, in the References section of the electronic application. These References will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Reference/Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant successfully submits the application and receives a confirmation number from the UNCGjobsearch system.

Recruitment Range Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Org #-Department Psychology - 12215

Job Open Date 08/29/2017

For Best Consideration Date 10/01/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Research Statement
  6. Other Documents
Optional Documents

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    Posted: 2/28/2018
    Application Due: 4/29/2018
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