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Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID350496

LocationTwin Cities

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Full/Part TimeFull-Time


Job Code9403

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STARKE HATHAWAY ENDOWED TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSORSHIP IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGYDEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGYUNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTSThe Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities announces a search for an outstanding scholar to fill an endowed chair, the Starke Hathaway Endowed Assistant Professorship in Clinical Psychology. This full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department's Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research (CSPR) Training Program will begin in Fall 2023. The CSPR training program is nationally ranked and accredited by the American Psychological Association and by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS). Competitive applicants will have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and an independent program of research that is nationally or internationally recognized. The candidate's areas of research might include, but are not limited to, the etiology, assessment, or classification of psychopathology with the objective of elucidating major psychological, social, biological or other causal mechanisms of psychopathology. Behavioral genetic, molecular genetic, psychophysiological, and neuroimaging approaches represent current areas of strength that we would be pleased to expand. We value approaches that utilize these methods to investigate mental health impacts of stressors such as inequity and prejudice. The successful applicant should have and is expected to maintain a strong research program, advise graduate students, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including core courses within the graduate training program. Excellence in teaching is strongly desired. The individual will also be expected to contribute to the service needs of the department, college, university, and profession and to eventually play a leadership role in the CSPR program. Salary and start-up packages are competitive. The appointment will be 100% time over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May) and will be made at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor. A successful candidate's dossier will demonstrate scholarly distinction, a record of publications, teaching commitment and, if applicable to the research program and the candidate's career stage, evidence of success in securing extramural funding. The Workload Principles and Guidelines for Regular Faculty in the College of Liberal Arts are available at: https://neighborhood.cla.umn.edu/college-knowledge/workload-principles-and-guidelines The Standards for Promotion and Tenure in the Department of Psychology are available at: https://faculty.umn.edu/sites/faculty.umn.edu/files/2020-09/psych_0.pdf


Required: Terminal degree in Psychology or related field with research expertise in etiology, assessment, or classification of psychopathology that elucidate psychological, social, biological, or other causal mechanisms of psychopathology. Able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in this area of research. Preferred: Experience in teaching other substantive courses related to the candidate's expertise and departmental needs.

About the Department

The Department of Psychology ranks among the top academic departments in the nation and throughout the world, and the CSPR program has maintained distinction for nearly a century. The Department has over 40 core faculty members and graduate programs in Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research; Cognitive and Brain Sciences; Counseling Psychology; Industrial/Organizational Psychology; Personality, Individual Differences, and Behavioral Genetics; Quantitative/Psychometric Methods; and Social Psychology. The Department of Psychology offers programs leading to B.A., B.S., and Ph.D. degrees. For additional information, please visit the Department of Psychology website, at https://cla.umn.edu/psychologyCollege of Liberal ArtsHome to the arts, social science and humanities disciplines and programs, the College of Liberal Arts comprises 31 academic departments, and over 20 interdisciplinary research centers and administrative/support units. CLA has over 1200 faculty and staff spanning research, teaching, advising, outreach, and administrative functions. CLA units reside in over twenty buildings on the East Bank and West Bank of the Twin Cities campus. CLA enrolls nearly 14,000 undergraduate students, half of the undergraduate enrollment on the Twin Cities campus, and over 1,600 graduate students and has an annual all-funds budget of over $250 million.CLA is a destination for curious, compassionate individuals who are committed to making our increasingly interdependent and diverse global community work for everyone. That foundational commitment begins in our CLA Constitution. CLA is committed to increasing enrollment of underrepresented and under-resourced students, diversifying our faculty across all disciplines, recruiting, and retaining a diverse staff, and promoting the expression and exploration of diverse perspectives and viewpoints-so that we all gain the background knowledge and analytical skills we need to understand and respect differences. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in CLAWorking in CLAThe Benefits of Working at the U


At the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

    How To Apply

    Please apply online via the Employment System at: http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html referencing job posting ID 350496. Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click on Apply and follow the instructions. You will have an opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach materials related to your candidacy, including: 1) a cover letter (1 page limit), 2) Curriculum vitae, 3) Statement of research interests and achievements (3 page limit), 4) Statement of teaching philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness or commitment to teaching (2 page limit), 5) Statement of past, current, and potential contributions to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility (2 page limit), and 6) 3 samples of written work. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. In addition to the material submitted electronically, applicants are asked to arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the Department of Psychology, Search Committee. The letters of recommendation may be e-mailed to psyappt@umn.edu, or mailed to: Bethany Simon Assistant to the Chair's Office Department of Psychology University of Minnesota N210 Elliott Hall 75 East River Road Minneapolis, MN 55455-0344 Additional application materials may be requested at a later date. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact us via email at psyappt@umn.edu or phone our Chair's Office at 612-625-7873. To be assured of full consideration in the selection process, application materials must be submitted by October 1, 2022. The position will, however, remain open until filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Applications received after October 1, 2022 may or may not be reviewed. Thank you for your interest in a position with the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota. After review and consideration of the information you provided, we may contact you regarding this position. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

    Employment Requirements

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

    Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit: https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax

    About the U of M

    The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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