ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY – THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO

Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY – THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO
 
Description: The Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Clinical Psychology to begin August, 2017.  The successful candidate will have a promising program of research, will contribute to teaching and student success at both the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as to clinical training, and will have an interest in working with diverse populations. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a research focus on the development and evaluation of interventions targeted at priority populations (e.g., children) or diverse or underrepresented populations; psychopathology; or health promotion and intervention. All areas of research excellence, however, will be considered.  Candidates with strong quantitative methods skills are also encouraged to apply. The Clinical Program is a member of the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science and espouses a strong commitment to clinical science training. Salary is competitive, research conditions are excellent, and there are extensive opportunities for collaboration on campus and at universities in the Chicago metropolitan area. UIC is a leading urban public research university located in the heart of Chicago and is federally designated as a Minority-Serving Institution. Final authorization of the position is subject to budgetary approval. For additional information about the Psychology department and the clinical psychology program see https://psch.uic.edu/
 

Applicants must electronically submit an on line application at https://jobs.uic.edu (click on the job board and then click on the position) and upload a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and provide the names and email addresses of three references within the on line application. Questions about the application process should be directed to Diana Martinez at dmarti2@uic.edu.

 

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Robin Mermelstein, at robinm@uic.edu.

 

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. by the time of their appointment and have completed an APA-approved internship and demonstrate scholarly productivity and the potential for obtaining external funding.
 
The University may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  Background checks will be conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment.  We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.