Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 27, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Title Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology Tenure Status Tenure Track Position Number 087211 Department Psychology - 250800 Minimum Qualifications
The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University invites applications for a 9-month tenure track faculty position in Clinical Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in school-based mental health (K-12).

The successful candidate will demonstrate how they will contribute to the Department's diversity, equity, and inclusion goals in the areas of research, teaching, and/or service.

The expected start date for the position is August 1, 2023.

The Department of Psychology houses a Clinical Psychology Psy.D. degree program, established in 2019, with a focus on training empirically informed clinicians equipped to practice in rural areas. The program is currently under review for APA accreditation.

Minimum Qualifications Include:
  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA -accredited doctoral program with a specialization in Clinical Psychology, including combined programs (e.g., Clinical/School Psychology, Clinical/Community Psychology). ABD is acceptable, and the degree must be awarded by the time the position begins.
  • Eligibility for licensure in North Carolina through the NC State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, currently or with accrual of additional supervised post-doctoral hours.
  • Clinical experience working in school mental health settings and an expressed interest in developing a school mental health-focused research agenda.
  • Evidence of success or strong potential for developing significant research, quality publications, and securing external funding.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in education.
  • Demonstrated ability or clear promise of teaching excellence.
Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
The Department is particularly interested in applicants who have completed an APA -accredited pre-doctoral internship and have training and experience with children and adolescents across the developmental spectrum presenting with a wide variety of concerns, clinical experience working on multidisciplinary teams, and experience working in diverse rural school settings. License/Certification Required
N/A Description of the Department or Unit
The Department of Psychology has 38 full-time faculty members (31 tenure-track) with graduate programs in Clinical, Experimental, Industrial-Organizational and Human Resource Management, and School Psychology. There are approximately 1400 undergraduate majors and 80 full-time graduate students. Additional information about the Department of Psychology, the University, and the surrounding area is located on the Psychology website . Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Developing and teaching courses and advising students at the undergraduate and graduate levels; the typical teaching load is three courses per semester.
  • Providing clinical supervision and mentoring to Psy.D. students in rural school and other settings.
  • Maintaining a program of research in the area of school mental health, including publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Supervising graduate and undergraduate student research.
  • Seeking external funding (e.g., to support research, personnel preparation, and/or outreach or program development).
  • Providing professional service at state and national levels and institutional service at program, department, and college levels.
  • Working to extend research, service, training, or other professional efforts to support diverse populations.
Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of classroom and educational environments in a professional position at a university. Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. Suggested Salary Range Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Special Instructions to Applicants
For a complete application, please apply and submit all below-required documents electronically through Appalachian State University's Job Board:

  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcript-Doctoral
  4. Statement of Teaching Interests
  5. Statement of Research Interests
  6. Diversity Statement
  7. List of References with Contact Information (Minimum of 3)

This position is based on enrollment and subject to available funding.

We invite you to view another posting in the Department of Psychology that you may be interested in.This position performs many of the same functions as the one you are applying to. Please click on the link below to view the additional posting.
Assistant or Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology AA/EEO Statement
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Important Contacts:

Director of Human Resources/ EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
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(828) 262-3187

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ADA /504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
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(828) 262-3056 Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community. Quick Link Posting Number FA00243P

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