Sep 26, 2018

Clinical Assistant Professor

  • Purdue University
  • West Lafayette, IN, USA
Full time Clinical

Job Description

The Clinical Psychology Program in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Purdue University in West Lafayette invites applications for a full-time, academic year (9-month) Clinical Faculty position with anticipated start date of August 2019. This position offers an opportunity to contribute to training in a research-focused, clinical science doctoral program.


Primary responsibilities of the position include ongoing direct clinical supervision of adult outpatient psychotherapy, related didactic instruction, oversight and review of external practicum placements, and formal evaluation of students’ developing clinical competencies. In consultation with the faculty, this position will have latitude in identifying the treatment focus of the adult outpatient clinic in a way that balances students’ training goals with the needs of the community we serve. As such, the area of specialization in clinical service delivery is open, but the applicant should demonstrate a commitment to evidence-based practice of psychology as well as an empirically-informed approach to supervision, consistent with the orientation of the doctoral program. The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree and appropriate training in clinical psychology or an affiliated field (e.g., counseling psychology). The successful candidate must either be licensed by the State of Indiana and credentialed as a Health Service Provider in Psychology (HSPP) or be prepared to acquire these credentials within two years as a condition of ongoing employment. Clinical faculty are full members of the faculty and are expected to demonstrate excellence in the areas of clinical practice/application, service/engagement, and clinical/classroom education. Opportunities for collaboration with research faculty on a variety of ongoing projects, as well as for additional didactic course teaching, are available.


The Clinical Psychology Program has been fully accredited by the American Psychological Association since 1948 and is in the accreditation process for Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS). To learn more about the Clinical Psychology program, and the Department of Psychological Sciences, please visit Review of applications will begin November 1st and will continue until the position is filled. Please send (in PDF format) a cover letter specifying relevant expertise, a curriculum vita, as well as statements of clinical orientation and approach to supervision via email to In addition, please arrange to have three letters of reference forwarded to the same email address. Purdue’s Department of Psychological Sciences is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Please address at least one of these areas in your cover letter, indicating your past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. A background check will be required for employment in this position. Questions regarding the position may be sent to Dr. Douglas Samuel, Chair of the Search Committee (

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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