Dec 03, 2018

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology

  • University of Louisville
  • University of Louisville, South 3rd Street, Louisville, KY, USA
Full time Clinical

Job Description

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Louisville invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in Clinical Psychology at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 1, 2019. 

We seek a research-focused colleague in clinical psychology whose program of research uses integrative approaches to address problems related to mental and/or physical health and complements existing research in the department (e.g., adult/child psychopathology, cognitive/affective neuroscience, gerontology, health psychology/psychoneuroimmunology).  We are particularly interested in candidates whose research incorporates affective science, broadly conceived.  Expertise in advanced statistical approaches is also desirable. Candidates whose research includes dimensions of culture or diversity, and those who have a commitment to working with and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  

Successful candidates will have received their Ph.D. from an APA-accredited Clinical Psychology program by July 1, 2019, will maintain an excellent record of research productivity and demonstrate potential for securing extramural funding, and will have a commitment to teaching and mentorship at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

With a student body of 22,000, the University of Louisville is an urban research university that houses 12 colleges or schools, including a Health Sciences Center with separate Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health and Information Sciences. The University of Louisville is deeply committed to diversity and inclusion, and has received national recognition as providing a welcoming and supportive environment for students from diverse groups. It is located in the heart of a metropolitan area of nearly 1 million people that has an affordable cost of living, and is known for its vibrant arts scene, parks system, and culinary excellence. 

Application and vita must be submitted electronically at, using Job ID # 36280.  Additional supporting materials including CV, representative reprints and preprints, 3 letters of recommendation, and teaching and research statements that address complementary linkages with existing areas in the department ( and potential contributions to culture and diversity should be e-mailed directly to Search Committee, Ms. Amanda Cunningham,  Please add Job ID #36280 in the subject line.  Review of applications will begin December 14, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at or 502.852.6258.


To apply for this position, follow the "Online App. Form" link below and then click on the "Apply Now". You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the "Submit" button.  Detailed instructions are available at in the "My Career Tools" section.  Vacancies are routinely removed from the jobs portal around 7:00PM on the deadline date.  If the posting description requested that you follow up and mail or email other documents, your application will not be considered complete until those have been received by the department.



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Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street - Louisville, Kentucky 40208. If you have any questions or problems please contact, Center for Faculty Personnel - or by phone 502-852-5301 If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6258 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208.


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