Starke Hathaway Endowed Tenured Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of Minnesota, College of Liberal Arts
The Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities announces a search for an outstanding scholar to fill an endowed chair, the Starke Hathaway Endowed Associate Professorship in Clinical Psychology. This full-time tenured Associate Professor position in the Department’s Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research (CSPR) Training Program will begin in Fall 2024. The CSPR training program is nationally ranked and accredited by the American Psychological Association and by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS).
The appointment will be 100% time over the nine-month academic year (late-August to late-May) and will be made at the rank of tenured associate professor. Salary and start-up packages are competitive.
Required Qualifications: Terminal degree in Psychology or related field with research expertise in etiology, assessment, or classification of psychopathology that elucidate psychological, social, biological, or other causal mechanisms of psychopathology. Able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in this area of research.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in teaching other substantive courses related to the candidate’s expertise and departmental needs.
Competitive applicants will have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and an independent program of research that is nationally or internationally recognized. The candidate’s areas of research might include, but are not limited to, the etiology, assessment, or classification of psychopathology with the objective of elucidating major psychological, social, biological or other causal mechanisms of psychopathology. Behavioral genetic, molecular genetic, psychophysiological, and neuroimaging approaches represent current areas of strength that we would be pleased to expand. We value approaches that utilize these methods to investigate mental health impacts of stressors such as inequity and prejudice.
The successful applicant should have and is expected to maintain a strong research program, advise graduate students, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including core courses within the graduate training program. Excellence in teaching is strongly desired. The individual will also be expected to contribute to the service needs of the department, college, university, and profession and to eventually play a leadership role in the CSPR program.
A successful candidate's dossier will demonstrate scholarly distinction, a record of publications, teaching commitment and, if applicable to the research program and the candidate’s career stage, evidence of success in securing extramural funding.
The Workload Principles and Guidelines for Regular Faculty in the College of Liberal Arts are available at: https://neighborhood.cla.umn.edu/college-knowledge/workload-principles-and-guidelines
The Standards for Promotion and Tenure in the Department of Psychology are available at: https://faculty.umn.edu/sites/faculty.umn.edu/files/2020-09/psych_0.pdf
About the Department
The Department of Psychology ranks among the top academic departments in the nation and throughout the world, and the CSPR program has maintained distinction for nearly a century. The Department has over 40 core faculty members and graduate programs in Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research; Cognitive and Brain Sciences; Counseling Psychology; Industrial/Organizational Psychology; Personality, Individual Differences, and Behavioral Genetics; Quantitative/Psychometric Methods; and Social Psychology. The Department of Psychology offers programs leading to B.A., B.S., and Ph.D. degrees. For additional information, please visit the Department of Psychology website, at https://cla.umn.edu/psychology
About the College of Liberal Arts
Home to the arts, social sciences and humanities disciplines and programs, the College of Liberal Arts is the largest college in the University of Minnesota and comprises 31 academic departments, and over 20 interdisciplinary research centers and administrative/support units. CLA has over 1,300 faculty and staff spanning research, teaching, advising, outreach, and administrative functions. CLA units reside in over twenty buildings on the East Bank and West Bank of the Twin Cities campus. CLA enrolls nearly 13,000 undergraduate students, over 40% of the undergraduate enrollment on the Twin Cities campus, 1,400 graduate students, and has an annual all-funds budget of $290 million.
CLA is a destination for curious, compassionate individuals who are committed to making our increasingly interdependent and diverse global community work for everyone. That foundational commitment begins in our CLA Constitution. CLA is committed to increasing enrollment of underrepresented and under-resourced students, diversifying our faculty across all disciplines, recruiting, and retaining a diverse staff, and promoting the expression and exploration of diverse perspectives and viewpoints—so that we all gain the background knowledge and analytical skills we need to understand and respect differences.
About the University
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC) is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.
The University experience, and our pursuit of excellence, is also enhanced by the racial and ethnic diversity of our community. In Minneapolis, approximately 19% of residents identify as Black or African American, 11% as Hispanic or Latinx, and 2% as American Indian and Alaska Native. In St. Paul, approximately 16% of residents identify as Black or African American, 10% as Hispanic or Latinx, and 1% as American Indian and Alaska Native.
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. We highly encourage indigenous, LGBTQIA+, gender non-conforming, women, people of color, and members of other historically excluded communities to apply.
The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation. In addition, the University has a variety of programs and affinity groups to support, develop, and retain historically excluded faculty. To learn more about diversity at the UofM: https://diversity.umn.edu/
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
How to apply
Please apply online via the Employment System at: https://hr.umn.edu/Jobs/Find-Job referencing job posting ID 357597. Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click on Apply and follow the instructions. You will have an opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach the required materials related to your candidacy, including: 1) a cover letter (1 page limit), 2) Curriculum vitae, 3) Statement of research interests and achievements (3 page limit), 4) Statement of teaching philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness or commitment to teaching (2 page limit), 5) Statement of past, current, and potential contributions to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility (2 page limit), and 6) 3 samples of written work.
Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.
In addition to the material submitted electronically, applicants may be asked for three letters of recommendation to be sent at a later date.
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