Aug 15, 2023

Assistant Professor

  • University of Utah
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Full time Clinical

Job Description

CLINICAL SCIENTIST SPECIALIZING IN DIVERSITY. The Department of Psychology at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in our Clinical Science program. We are seeking applicants who have research and teaching interests focused on diversity, a strong research record, and high-quality clinical training from a clinical science perspective. Postdoctoral training, license-eligibility, and expertise in quantitative methods are highly valued.  A member of the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science and continuously accredited by APA since 1954, our Clinical Science program has a history of generative collaborations within our areas of specialization (clinical neuropsychology, clinical child and family, clinical health psychology, and general psychopathology); as well as with the Psychology Department’s other graduate training programs (Cognition and Neural Sciences, Developmental, Social, and Quantitative); additional departments and colleges across campus (e.g., Educational Psychology, Ethnic Studies, Family and Consumer Studies, Gender Studies, Psychiatry, Social Work, Sociology); and transformational centers of excellence such as the Consortium for Families and Health Research (C-FAHR).  Applications from individuals whose research interests lend themselves to such collaborations are particularly encouraged as are applications from individuals with demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentorship.  The University of Utah also is home to the National Center for Veterans Studies, Health Sciences Center, Neuropsychiatric Institute, and Research Park, as well as being adjacent to Primary Children’s Hospital and the Veterans Administration Hospital, where substantial opportunities are available for collaborative research and training involving clinical populations.

The University of Utah is a PAC-12 institution located in Salt Lake City, nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains.  With an enrollment of 31,000 students, University of Utah is the flagship research university for the State of Utah, and ranks 15th in the nation for significant awards to faculty for research efforts. The Department of Psychology is committed to the goal of promoting diversity in academia and welcomes candidates whose interest and skills contribute to this goal.  Please submit a letter detailing current clinical, research, and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, three representative reprints or preprints of publications, a statement describing how your work and other experience contribute to the success of underrepresented students, and contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation.  Applications should be submitted at:  Review of applications will begin October 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Utah recognizes that a diverse faculty benefits and enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates are sought who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups. The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.


University of Utah


Department of Psychology



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