Ast/Aso/Full Prof

Sep 23, 2015
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job Description:

The Department of Clinical and Health Psychology within the College of Public Health and Health Professions invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank in the area of clinical child or pediatric psychology. The ideal candidate for this position is expected to: (a) have a doctoral degree in psychology; (b) display a strong record of scientific and scholarly achievements relative to other professionals at their current professional rank; (c) have active interest and skills in building a collaborative research program within a dynamic, interprofessional, academic health center environment; (d) possess competency in providing research mentorship and education within a Scientist-Practitioner graduate training program; (e) be licensed or license-eligible in the state of Florida. The ideal candidate will have a history of extramural research funding, although that is not a requirement for the position. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position, with an open start date.

The Department of Clinical and Health Psychology ( is a unique, freestanding academic clinical psychology program with 25 core faculty, over 80 doctoral students, and two APA accredited programs: a doctoral program in clinical psychology and a clinical internship in professional psychology. The Department has a 50-year history of providing APA-accredited doctoral and internship training in clinical psychology and advanced specialty-specific training in four content areas: Child/Pediatric Psychology; Health Psychology; Neuropsychology, Neurorehabilitation and Clinical Neuroscience; and Emotion Neuroscience. The doctoral program has been ranked in the 93rd percentile by the National Research Council's data-based ranking system.

UF is a comprehensive Research I institution that includes a wide range of academic departments and programs ( The College of Public Health and Health Professions ( is part of the University's Health Science Center. The UF Health Science Center ( is the country's only academic health center with six health-related colleges located on a single, contiguous campus. They include the colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, and Veterinary Medicine. The Health Science Center generates more than half of UF's total research awards. The UF Health Science Center is closely affiliated with UF Health, part of the University of Florida Health System. Within the healthcare system are an 850 bed teaching hospital, an 81-bed psychiatric hospital, a 40 bed outpatient rehabilitation facility, and numerous outpatient and specialty clinics including a Psychology Clinic run by the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology. 

Advertised Salary:

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the candidate.

Minimum Requirements:

A doctoral degree in psychology. Licensed or license-eligible in the state of Florida.

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested candidates should submit an application packet, which includes a CV, letter of interest, and contact information for three references. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Health Assessment Required: No

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