Assistant Professor of Psychology

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Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)
Grade:UNAC Grade 30
Work type:Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA College of Arts & Sciences
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Education/Instructional, Health Profession, Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Anchorage is seeking a doctoral-level Psychologist to fill a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position with primary teaching responsibility in its Ph.D. program in Clinical-Community Psychology (see http://uaa.alaska.edu/phdpsych). The Program in Clinical-Community Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association and is a scientist-practitioner program that integrates clinical, community, and cultural psychology with a focus on rural, Indigenous issues and an applied emphasis on the integration of research and practice.

Duties:

The University of Alaska Anchorage is seeking a doctoral-level Psychologist to fill a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position with primary teaching responsibility in its Ph.D. program in Clinical-Community Psychology (see http://uaa.alaska.edu/phdpsych). The Program in Clinical-Community Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association and is a scientist-practitioner program that integrates clinical, community, and cultural psychology with a focus on rural, Indigenous issues and an applied emphasis on the integration of research and practice.

Applicants must have university-level teaching experience with a record of research and peer-reviewed publications or demonstrated potential for peer-reviewed publications. 

Specific courses taught will depend on the successful applicant's expertise and departmental needs but might include Clinical Supervision, Intervention, Qualitative Analysis, Program Evaluation, Biological Bases of Behavior, Clinical Practicum, Psychopathology, or Human Development. In addition to teaching, this faculty member would be expected to develop a program of research consistent with their area of specialization, conduct Ph.D. student mentorship, and contribute to departmental governance and other service, as well as potentially supervise student clinical work (after securing any needed state licensure).

The Department seeks candidates dedicated to equity and diversity of the campus community and to promoting an environment that increases student knowledge about local, national, and global communities. Anchorage is a thriving, modern city of about 295,000 inhabitants with a rich cultural life. For more information about living in Anchorage, consult http://www.muni.org.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Evidence of a potential for successful teaching, service, and research activity.

Required Experience: 

Length of time and type of experience required for this position should be appropriate to the rank of tenure track assistant professor. Applicants must have university-level teaching experience with a record of research and peer-reviewed publications or demonstrated potential for peer-reviewed publications.

Typical Education or Training: 

Doctoral degree in Clinical, Counseling, or Clinical-Community Psychology or related degree from an APA accredited program at time of appointment and be licensed or license-eligible in Alaska. ABDs will be considered but employment is contingent on conferral of degree by time of hire in August 2020.

Please be prepared to upload the following documents:

  • CV , including contact information for three professional references
  • cover letter that includes a statement of interest in the position, a statement of research and scholarly activities, and a statement of teaching philosophy
  • unofficial transcript(s) of graduate and undergraduate education
  • teaching evaluations
  • preprints and /or reprints

Position Information:

This is a 9 month, full time appointment with an expected start date in August 2020. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please direct questions regarding the position to Dr. Vivian Gonzalez at vmgonzalez@alaska.edu or 907-786-6779.

NOTICE:

An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

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