UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAM
Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology
The University of South Dakota, Psychology Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position within its APA accredited Ph.D. Program in Clinical Psychology to begin August 22, 2022. The University seeks faculty skilled in the scholarship of teaching and the discovery, application, and integration of knowledge. USD is a doctoral-granting public institution that enrolls more than 10,000 students, including nearly 1,500 students from historically marginalized groups. USD has a special commitment to building strong relationships with the 13 tribal communities within our state and region. The University and Department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity and inclusiveness among faculty, staff, and students, and to the development of a diverse educational environment that affirms the experiences of all of its members.
The Program seeks candidates who will lead an active research program, teach graduate and undergraduate classes, and supervise student research and clinical training. This position will include the direct training and supervision of graduate students enrolled in the APA accredited Health Service Psychology Program. Applicants should show potential for excellence in clinical supervision, outstanding classroom teaching and student mentoring, and commitment to principles of inclusive excellence. All areas of research expertise will be considered, but scholarly interest in rural mental health, telehealth, disaster psychology, and/or the provision of services across a wide diversity of people and communities is preferred. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, clinical training, and service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community. Duties may include directing the Psychological Services Clinic, an onsite training clinic. Clinic director duties come with additional summer compensation and appropriate considerations in other areas of workload.
The Department of Psychology is home to two undergraduate majors (Psychology and Neuroscience) and two graduate programs (Clinical Psychology and Human Factors Psychology). The clinical training program also houses the Disaster Mental Health Institute, which delivers an undergraduate minor, a graduate track within Clinical Psychology, and a graduate certificate in Disaster Mental Health Response.
Qualifications include: Ph.D. from an APA-accredited clinical psychology program, completion of an APA-accredited internship, and readiness for licensure (post-doctoral supervision may be provided). Experience working with members of marginalized groups is preferred.
Salary/Compensation: This is a 9-month position, salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Clinic director duties may include up to two additional months of compensation during the summer.
Application Deadline: Review of completed applications will begin January 15th 2022 and continue until the position is filled.
Application Procedure: Applications must be submitted online at https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu and should include 1) a cover letter explaining interest in the position, 2) a current vita, 3) a statement of teaching and research interests, 4) names and contacts of at least three references. Additional information may be requested of finalists for the position.
Questions about the position may be addressed to:
Chair, Clinical Psychology Search Committee
Department of Psychology
The University of South Dakota
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069
605 658 3700 or [email protected]