Clinical Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology (69863)

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Psychology at the University of Florida is seeking applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology to begin August 16, 2021. This is a full-time, nine-month, renewable, non-tenure track position. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefit package. The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate inclusive excellence in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate level and a strong commitment to helping shape culturally competent future psychologists at the graduate level as well as the development and implementation of initiatives that promote the program’s core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion .

The position entails teaching Assessment I and Assessment II in the APA accredited Ph.D. counseling program, as well as other core clinical courses to be determined but likely to include Diagnosis and Treatment Planning. The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate excellent clinical and assessment skills and the interest and ability to teach clinical skills via the aforementioned courses to graduate students in Counseling Psychology. The position will also entail teaching an undergraduate section of Abnormal Psychology or related topics. Additionally, the position involves serving as a core member of the Counseling Psychology faculty, including attending meetings and participating in area and departmental service activities. Some additional duties could include taking on administrative duties around training, which would correspond with a reduction in undergraduate teaching.

The Counseling Psychology program has been continually accredited by the American Psychological Association since 1954. The faculty currently consists of seven tenured or tenure accruing core faculty members, and the program admits approximately 6 Ph.D. students per year. The program atmosphere is collegial and cooperative, and students and faculty share a commitment to social justice.

By the time that the job commences, applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology or related field from an APA-accredited program and obtained licensure as a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Florida (strongly preferred) or be license eligible.

For full consideration applications must be submitted online at . A complete application includes:

  1. A cover letter summarizing the applicant’s qualifications, interest, and suitability for the position. This letter should include current licensure status and ability to obtain licensure in the State of Florida by the date that the job commences.
  2. A complete curriculum vitae,
  3. A statement of teaching experience and philosophy. Please explicitly address how your clinical and assessment experience prepares you for teaching Assessment I and Assessment II and other courses related to clinical training. This statement should include the candidate’s experience, interests and/or goals in fostering Ph.D. student’s clinical and assessment skills via the aforementioned coursework, as well as the candidate’s commitment to fostering the cultural competence of graduate and undergraduate students.
  4. A diversity statement addressing how your teaching, clinical, and service activities are in line with the program’s core values and how they may enhance diversity, equity, and inclusivity in the program.
  5. Names and contact information for three individuals that may be contacted to provide references.

To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by Sunday March 14, 2021 . Review of applications will begin after March 14 and will continue until filled.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at .

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

The Department particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.