Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Clinical Neuroscience Clinical Division, Psychological and Brain Sciences University of Massachusetts Amherst

Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Faculty Position in
Clinical Neuroscience
Clinical Division, Psychological and Brain Sciences
University of Massachusetts Amherst


The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst ( invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Clinical Neuroscience at the Assistant Professor level in our Clinical Psychology Program, starting in fall 2017.  We seek an outstanding scientist with an established record of innovative research to join our APA-accredited clinical science program.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology or a related discipline, and have a research program with strong potential for extramural funding.  The successful candidate must have the requisite credentials for licensure as a psychologist and as a health service provider in Massachusetts.
We plan to hire a top scientist with expertise in clinical applications of neuroscience models.  In particular, we seek candidates with interests in applying neuroscientific methods to study the etiology, underlying mechanisms, and the assessment, prevention, or treatment of neurological and psychological disorders.  We welcome applications from candidates with a range of research expertise, but especially encourage candidates with research foci in traumatic brain injury; emotional, stress-related, or anxiety disorders; ADHD; chronic pain; and/or addictions.  Research that addresses multiculturalism is particularly valued.
The candidate will be an integral member of a diverse and productive faculty in clinical psychology, whose current members engage in basic and/or applied studies of neuropsychology, psychopathology, human development, emotion regulation, cognition, psychotherapy, and family relations.  The clinical program and department are committed to sustaining a diverse, inclusive community of faculty, students, and staff with the conviction that such an environment catalyzes learning.  We are especially interested in qualified candidates whose research, teaching, and service address diversity.
Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, samples of representative research papers, and the names of at least three references.  We will begin to review applications on November 7, 2016, and we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.  Please submit materials on-line at:


The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.

We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.