Jun 10, 2024

Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology

  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • 1664 North Virginia Street, Reno, NV, USA
Full time Biological Child/Adolescent Clinical Development Health Neuroscience Pediatric Psychology

Job Description

The Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada Reno invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in our APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Graduate Program (https://www.unr.edu/psychology). The program has been accredited since 1972 and is currently accredited through 2028. The position will begin in the fall semester of 2025; an earlier start date may be possible if desired.

Area of research specialization is open. We are especially interested in candidates studying childhood/developmental psychopathology, pediatric/health psychology, translational neuroscience, and/or biological processes. However, all candidates with a strong program of research in any area will be fully considered. The successful candidate will have a clinical science orientation, a commitment to training students in evidence-based treatment and assessment, and a commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds.

Required Qualifications: PhD in Clinical Psychology or Clinical Science by start date; completion of an APA/CPA-accredited internship by start date; ability to supervise clinical doctoral students; licensed or license-eligible in Nevada; record of excellence in research; potential for excellence in teaching and service.

Department Information: The Clinical Psychology Graduate Program at the University of Nevada, Reno, is a part of the Department of Psychology in the College of Science. The program currently has seven full-time faculty. Members of the faculty conduct research at UNR in conjunction with the UNR School of Medicine and community partners such as Renown Regional Medical Center and Northern Nevada HOPES (https://www.nnhopes.org). The clinical program provides clinical training and conducts clinical research in an in-house Psychological Services Center (https://www.unr.edu/psychology/psychological-services). The Department has strong programs in Cognitive & Brain Science, Behavior Analysis, Integrative Neuroscience, and Social Psychology; collaboration across program areas is encouraged. Shared research facilities include high-density EEG, 3T MRI, fMRI, fNIRS, and computational modeling and analysis core (https://www.unr.edu/neuroscience/center).

The University of Nevada, Reno is an R1 institution with a diverse student population of approximately 21,000, including over 3,500 graduate students. The University community believes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research, strives to be inclusive and engaged, and recognizes the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

The city of Reno lies one hour from Lake Tahoe and four hours east of San Francisco on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada. A highly rated location for living and outdoor recreation, the Reno area also enjoys a flourishing and diverse intellectual, artistic, and cultural community.

For more information, and to apply, please visit: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Assistant-Professor--Clinical-Psychology_R0142933

The job posting is open until filled. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Committee will begin application review on September 1, 2024.

EEO/AA. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


University of Nevada, Reno


Department of Psychology, College of Science

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