Assistant or Associate Professor - Clinical Psychology

Colorado Springs, CO
Aug 08, 2020
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
DescriptionThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs(UCCS) is seeking applicants for a tenure/tenure-track faculty position inclinical psychology with specialized training and research interests ingeropsychology/aging.  The position willbegin August 2021 at the assistant or associate professor level in thePsychology Department. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or ClinicalPsychology from a university-affiliated APA-accredited clinical psychologyprogram, with evidence of research and clinical training in clinicalgeropsychology/aging. Interest in providing to clinical training leadership isdesirable.

UCCS faculty are committed to excellence inteaching and research, with the expectation that faculty maintain a productiveprogram of research with commitment to obtain external funding. Clinicalinstruction and supervision in the department’s community clinic (UCCS AgingCenter) may be part of the teaching load in addition to undergraduate andgraduate classes. Candidates must be eligible for Colorado licensure within oneyear of hire. The Psychology Department currently offers a BA program inPsychology, an MA program with tracks in Clinical Psychology and PsychologicalScience (with optional sub-plans), and a Clinical Psychology PhD with MajorAreas of Study in Geropsychology or Trauma Psychology (more information isavailable at The new hire will join 4 clinicalgeropsychologists within the department.

UCCS is one of four campuses in the University ofColorado system and is home to over 10,200 undergraduate and 1,800 graduatestudents. It is located on the front range of the Rockies in Colorado Springswhich has a metropolitan population of approximately 650,000 and access todiverse recreational areas and cultural activities. In 2018, UCCS wasrecognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of HigherEducation and Colorado Springs and is currently ranked #3 in the U.S. News& World Report list of the best places to live in the U.S.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensivebenefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at:

Total compensation includes salary plus health,retirement, and non-cash compensation. Information on calculating totalcompensation can be found at:

The University of Colorado is committed toproviding a safe and productive learning, living and working community. Toassist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for allprospective applicants being considered for employment. Backgroundinvestigations include a criminal history record check, educationalverification, and, when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle historycheck.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmativeaction employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of itscommitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity,the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status,sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information,political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities,including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formatsof this ad can be provided upon request for people with disabilities bycontacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requiresthat verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employeesby the end of the third day of work.

QualificationsMinimum Requirements: 
  • Ph.D. in Psychology or Clinical Psychology from a university-affiliated APA-accredited clinical psychology program

Preferred Requirements:
  • Evidence of research and clinical training in clinical geropsychology/aging.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Colorado Springs
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Aug 7, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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