Clinical Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology

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Job Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

8G030:Educational, School and Counseling Psych

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Required Education:

Earned Ph.D. degree in Educational Psychology or related field

Required Related Experience:

Record of high-quality teaching experience at the graduate level. Active research program in Educational Psychology or related field.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a full-time clinical assistant professor position in Educational Psychology. The appointment is a nine-month appointment, effective August 16, 2021. The position is in the non-tenure track Clinical Title Series which provides eligibility for promotion. Salary, fringe benefits, and initial operating support are competitive with other leading land-grant universities.

Qualifications include an earned Ph.D. degree in Educational Psychology or related field, a record of high-quality teaching experience at the graduate level, and an active research program in Educational Psychology or related field.

Responsibilities include the delivery of high-quality teaching to graduate students, the pursuit of a vigorous research program, and service and outreach to the college, university, and profession. The initial distribution of effort will be 50% teaching, 45% research, and 5% service.

Clinical faculty members in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology are highly valued, significantly contribute to teaching and training within the program, and serve in important leadership roles within the department. Opportunities for promotion without tenure are available for full-time clinical faculty members. Additional responsibilities may include participating in curriculum assessment and development, contributing to program administration, and providing service to community and professional organizations.

Please note that, to be considered an applicant, an application must be submitted via the UK Jobs site. Interested applicants should include, along with the online application form, a letter of application detailing qualifications (upload under Cover Letter), current curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita), one sample of professional writing (upload under Specific Request 1), evaluations of any college teaching (upload under Specific Request 2), and names and contact information for three current references familiar with the applicant’s work (upload under Specific Request 3).

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Kenneth Tyler ([email protected]), Search Committee Chair, Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology, College of Education, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0017.

Review of applications begins May 17, 2021, and continues until the position is filled.

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 5/11/2021
Application Due: 8/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time