Sep 13, 2023

Assistant Professor of Psychology (Clinical)

  • William and Mary
  • Williamsburg, VA, USA
Full time Clinical Clinical Decision-making Community Counseling Education

Job Description

The Department of Psychological Sciences at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Clinical Psychology. Although the area of research specialization is open, applicants who conduct research with traditionally underserved populations or who specialize in areas related to systemic bias, health disparities, and/or the cultural context of psychopathology are especially encouraged to apply.  Appointment will begin August 10, 2024. Located in historic Williamsburg, Virginia and close to metropolitan areas such as Richmond, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach, William & Mary consistently ranks among the top public universities nationally.


Duties include research, teaching, and service to the University. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body as well as Master’s students and that has the potential to yield external funding. Teaching expectation is two courses per semester. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach compelling courses in psychopathology at all levels of the curriculum and other lecture and seminar-style courses in their area of expertise.


Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology or a related field (e.g., Counseling or Community Psychology) at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2024). Evidence of scholarly achievement or demonstrated potential as a scholar is also required.


Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate and graduate research is preferred.


Applicants must apply online at Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests, and three representative publications. A diversity statement is not required but candidates are encouraged to reflect on their past experiences or future plans to foster an inclusive and welcoming climate for learners/scholars in Psychological Sciences in any of the aforementioned required documents. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference. 


For full consideration, submit application materials by the initial review date, October 2, 2023. Applications received after the initial review date will be considered if needed.


William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. William & Mary conducts background checks on applicants being considered for employment.


Information on the degree programs in the Department of Psychological Sciences may be found at




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