Assistant Professor - Requirements Modified

Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 05, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor – Requirements Modified

Department of Psychology



The Department of Psychology at Cleveland State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor whose specialization is in Clinical Psychology. The appointment will begin on August 16, 2021. The primary responsibilities of the appointee will be to conduct a research program that includes mentoring undergraduate and graduate students and advising thesis projects; teaching undergraduate courses and courses in the Clinical Psychology specialization of the department’s Master of Arts degree program; and engaging in department, college, and university service. In addition to its undergraduate and Clinical Psychology programs, the Department offers a doctoral program in Adult Development and Aging (in collaboration with the University of Akron); Master’s specializations in Psychological Science, Industrial/Organizational Research, and School Psychology, and a Psychology Specialist program in School Psychology. (For further information about the department, see Cleveland State University is located in a large metropolitan area that allows for research collaboration with major medical centers.


Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. from an APA- or CPA-accredited Clinical Psychology program, and the completion of an APA- or CPA-accredited Clinical Internship by July 1, 2021. Preferred qualifications are a record of scholarship in Clinical Psychology commensurate with experience; postdoctoral research experience; potential for securing external funding for research; record of securing external funding commensurate with experience; teaching interests in area of specialization; potential for, or record of, successful teaching; research specialization in one or more of the following areas within Clinical Psychology: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Health Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cross-cultural Psychology, and/or Substance Use Disorders; and ability to contribute through teaching and/or service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community. Applications will be accepted exclusively online at To apply, please upload a single MS Word or pdf file that includes (1) a cover letter describing how you satisfy the preferred qualifications; (2) your curriculum vitae; (3) as many as three representative (p) reprints; (4) evidence of teaching success (if available), and (5) a diversity statement (6) unofficial transcripts. In your letter, you should describe your research interests and plans, including any current external funding and plans for seeking external funding for your research; and your teaching interests and experience.


Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body. Diversity is extremely important to CSU. In your diversity statement, explain your experience serving diverse students and how you will make a positive contribution to CSU’s diverse community. As part of the online application process, you will be asked to provide the names and contact information (including an email address) for three referees, each of whom will be asked to upload a letter on your behalf using a link that will be emailed to them. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications; hiring is contingent on maintaining existing levels of funding from the State of Ohio. Any offer of employment is contingent on the University’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check. The University, College of Sciences and Health Professions, and Department of Psychology seek to attract a diverse and culturally sensitive faculty of the highest caliber. It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Review of applications will begin on November 2, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be sent to