Jul 18, 2023

Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology, College of Liberal Arts [R0137159]

  • University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • Las Vegas, NV, USA
Full time Clinical

Job Description

The Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in clinical psychology to begin Fall 2024. The area of specialty is open; however, we have a preference for candidates whose research focuses on child or adolescent populations, health disparities, or traditionally marginalized or underserved populations. The successful applicant would be expected to (1) maintain a high-quality, fundable research program; (2) supervise practicum students through our on-campus training clinic; (3) teach graduate courses in clinical psychology; (4) mentor undergraduate and graduate students; (5) provide excellent instruction and research supervision; and (6) participate in curricular decisions and faculty governance; we welcome early-career applicants who demonstrate potential in these areas. The clinical psychology doctoral program (https://www.unlv.edu/psychology/graduateprograms/phd-clinical) is APA-accredited and based on a scientist-practitioner model. The Department has 34 full-time faculty members and offers a B.A. in psychology and a neuroscience minor. The Department also offers a Psychological and Brain Sciences Ph.D. program (https://www.unlv.edu/psychology/graduateprograms/phd-psychological) with cognitive, developmental, and quantitative/social/community areas of study and is affiliated with a campus-wide interdisciplinary Neuroscience Ph.D. program (https://www.unlv.edu/degree/phd-neuroscience). Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Psychology from an APA-accredited scientist-practitioner or clinical science program and an APA-accredited clinical internship. We welcome applications from candidates who are licensed or will be license-eligible in Nevada.


Salary and benefits are competitive, and the position is contingent upon funding. UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified R1 (research university with very high research activity) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. UNLV is the third most ethnically diverse campus in the nation, with over 20,000 students from underrepresented groups. UNLV has been designated as an Asian American and Native American, Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, building and fostering a culturally inclusive environment, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us online at: http://www.unlv.edu.


Applicants should submit a cover letter of interest; separate research and teaching statements highlighting their accomplishments and plans; three publications that best represent the research they plan on conducting; a statement detailing how diversity, equity, and inclusion inform their professional activities; and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications, because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. The review of materials will begin October 2, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Shane Kraus, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via online application at https://www.unlv.edu/jobs/openings (View Academic Faculty Openings; position R0131867). For assistance with UNLV’s online applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu. UNLV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. The department continues to implement initiatives in keeping with our commitment to issues related to diversity, inclusion, and equity in regard to organizational climate, teaching, and research. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups, and candidates whose teaching and/or research interests address issues of diversity are particularly encouraged to apply. Please visit our departmental website for more information: https://www.unlv.edu/psychology.


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