Assistant/Associate Professor - Clinical Child Psychology

Job description

The Department of Psychology is a research-oriented department which values a collaborative and integrative approach to psychological science that fosters intellectual curiosity and innovation and invests in people in a supportive and inclusive environment (see for more information). Our mission is to advance psychological science by generating and sharing new knowledge through collaborative scholarship, educating and mentoring student scholars, and contributing to the public good. Our vision is to be an inclusive intellectual community that fosters discovery and innovation. The clinical child program ascribes to a clinical science model and belongs to the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science. The University of Denver's vision is to be a great private university dedicated to the public good. The University values Inclusive Excellence, recognizing that its success is dependent on how well it values, engages, and includes the rich diversity of constituents (to learn more about Inclusive Excellence at the University of Denver, please visit Students and faculty in the Psychology Department actively contribute to Inclusive Excellence goals through scholarship, teaching, and service. The University of Denver is situated in the Denver metro area, a vibrant and diverse urban center in the Rocky Mountain region that is home to 2.8 million people. Our urban location supports faculty collaboration across a number of local universities. The University, ranked in the top 100 universities in the country, is comprised of approximately 5800 undergraduates (include nearly 500 psychology majors), 5700 graduate students, and over 700 full-time faculty.

Position Summary

We seek clinical psychologist candidates for a position in the clinical child psychology program. Individuals should have a program of research on some aspect of clinical child psychology; we are particularly interested in individuals doing work in either (a) diversity science, culture and mental health, or mental health disparities, and/or (b) child or adolescent mental health services broadly defined (e.g., prevention, intervention, dissemination, or implementation). The candidate should be license eligible in the state of Colorado.

Essential Functions

  • All candidates should have a strong commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education and demonstrated aptitude for excellence in teaching.
  • Candidates should also be committed to working with diverse student and community populations.
  • Teach 4 course equivalents per year as assigned, divided among clinical supervision, graduate and undergraduate courses; can include both University and department core requirements and elective, specialized courses.
  • Commitment to an ongoing research program.
  • Supervision of graduate student research projects, theses, and dissertations, as well as supervision of some undergraduate research.
  • Participation in department and university citizenship and service activities commensurate with a full time faculty member is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Potential for teaching and clinical supervision.
  • Experience supervising in culturally diverse settings.
  • Background working with culturally diverse populations.
  • Expertise in empirically supported therapies.
  • Expertise in multicultural issues

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Psychology (ABD considered for an Assistant Professor hire). If dissertation is not complete, individual will hold the title of Instructor.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Psychology or related field.

Work Schedule

  • Varied

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) October 1, 2018.

Position will remain open until filled.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Research & teaching statements
  3. Inclusive-excellence statement
    • The separate inclusive-excellence statement should be a succinct description of how the candidate's research, teaching, and/or service contribute to Inclusive Excellence.
  4. C.V.
  5. Reprints/preprints.
  6. At least three recommenders should email letters of reference

NOTE: The online system is limited to uploading 10 files. Please combine content if necessary to get all content uploaded.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




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Job No: 000478
Posted: 7/5/2018
Application Due: 9/3/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable