Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology

University Wisconsin - Parkside
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 12, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Psychology in the College of Natural and Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Clinical Psychology to begin August 2021. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence (in-person and online), have the ability to fulfill requirements in scholarship and research, contribute service to the university, college, department, profession, and community, and possess a strong appreciation for the University's student-centered mission. The Department is especially interested in candidates with research programs involving undergraduates and that fall under the specialization of clinical psychology. Preference will also be given to candidates who have experience, training, or certification (e.g.  Quality Matters) in online course delivery, and in teaching some of following courses: Abnormal Psychology, Psychological Assessment, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Health Psychology, and/or Psychology of Personality. Prior experience can include teaching assistantships. Opportunities to teach in the graduate counseling program may become available. The teaching load is 24 credits annually (4/4 standard fall/spring course teaching load). Depending on the needs of the department, opportunities to teach courses during the summer and winterim semesters may be available for additional compensation.


Education, Experience, Training and/or Certifications


  • Ph.D., or equivalent in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited program. ABD will also be considered; however, contract renewal will be contingent on completing degree within one-year of date of hire.
  • Demonstrated excellence in empirical research. Focus of research within clinical psychology specialties and areas (e.g., clinical child psychology, health psychology, psychopathology, health disparities, assessment, treatment) is open.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching as instructor of record for face-to-face psychology course.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching as instructor of record for a planned hybrid or online psychology course (e.g., not including courses converted to online delivery during Spring 2020).


60% Teaching:

  • Teaching courses in Clinical Psychology, and other Psychology courses at the undergraduate and (possibly) graduate level.

30% Scholarly Research

10% Service:

Service to Psychology Department, College of Natural and Health Sciences, UW-Parkside, profession and community


Essential Knowledge And Abilities

  • Knowledge and ability to teach Clinical Psychology, and other Psychology courses at the undergraduate level and (possibly) graduate level
  • Knowledge and ability to conduct research and scholarly activities within a chosen sub-field of psychology related to Clinical Psychology.
  • The position is not responsible for money or university funds of accounts which hold financial information
  • Ergonomic requirements:  sufficient mobility and dexterity to move around office, campus and community.  Ability to work with keyboard, mouse and monitor.  Ability to attend meetings, workshops, seminars and conferences.
  • Equipment to be used on the job:  laptop or desktop computer, printer, copier, projector, telephone including voice mail and FAX