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Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor Clinical Psy.D. Phoenix, AZ

Northern Arizona University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 28, 2022

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Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor Clinical Psy.D. Phoenix, AZ

Location: COE: Educational Psychology
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job ID: 606327
Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Workplace Culture

NAU aims to be the nation's preeminent engine of opportunity, vehicle of economic mobility, and driver of social impact by delivering equitable postsecondary value in Arizona and beyond.

Special Information

The Department of Educational Psychology is pleased to announce an opening for non-tenure track, academic year Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor, Clinical Psychology position based in Phoenix, Arizona, to teach core courses in Clinical Psychology. The position is renewable, based on availability of funds, effective performance, and program needs. NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.

The Department of Educational Psychology is located within the College of Education. The department currently offers a PhD in Combined Counseling/School Psychology (Flagstaff campus), Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) program in Clinical Psychology (Phoenix North Valley campus), EdS in School Psychology, Master's degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, Counseling-Student Affairs, and Human Relations, and an undergraduate program in Applied Human Behavior.

Job Description

The Department of Educational Psychology (EPS) is seeking to fill an Assistant/ Associate Clinical Professor, Clinical Psychology position, to begin August 2022. The successful candidate will have specialization in Clinical Psychology, and will demonstrate innovative instructional methodology, and have expertise in clinical practice and research related to practice, supervision skills, diverse experiences, and professional proficiencies. The position is a 10-month academic year position with opportunities for summer teaching.


1. Teach graduate clinical psychology classes for the doctoral program in Clinical Psychology.
2. Teach majority of courses in-person.
3. Assist in recruiting, retaining, and advising doctoral students in Clinical Psychology.
4. Direct graduate student clinical research projects.
5. Fulfill service responsibilities to the department, college, university, and the profession.
6. Work collaboratively with behavioral health service agencies to coordinate practicum and internship experiences for clinical psychology students.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Earned Doctorate in Experimental, Social, Cognitive or Clinical Psychology, or in a closely related area of Psychology. Candidates who are ABD are also encouraged to apply and will be considered with the condition that their doctoral degree is completed within the 1st year of appointment

2. Prior college teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Relevant graduate level teaching experience in the area of clinical psychology

2. Ability/experience or strong interest in recruiting, advising, and mentoring graduate students

3. Experience or strong interest in working with graduate students on research projects

4. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with department chairs, other program directors/coordinators, faculty, staff, students, and associated members of the professional community

5. Demonstrated efficacy in working effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds, including rural and southwest populations

6. Evidence of a strong psychologist identity, and an active involvement in related professional associations

7. Experience working in an educational setting that emphasizes diverse student populations

8. Experience in networking/collaborating and consulting with health service agencies and /or professionals

General Information

Northern Arizona University is a 29,569-student institution with its main campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 70,000 at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU's emphasis on undergraduate education is enhanced by its graduate programs and research as well as distance learning. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes.

The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.

For information about diversity, access, and equity at NAU, see the Center for University Access and Inclusion webpage.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

As of 12/10/21, the Safer Federal Workforce employee vaccination requirement is currently suspended pending the outcome of a federal court-issued injunction. This injunction has suspended the recent executive order issued by President Biden requiring all employees of federal contractors to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. For current status of the vaccine requirement and/or questions, please visit FAQs for Employee Vaccination Requirement.

Background Information

This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting. If you are applying for a job that requires a CDL, you will be required to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and adhere to the clearinghouse requirements. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report. The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.


Commensurate with experience.


This is a Faculty (FAC) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at the NAU HR benefits page. Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to terms of the Conditions of Faculty Service. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment. If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin on the first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate on the first day of employment. The long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days of employment. More information about NAU benefits is available at the NAU HR benefits page.

Immigration Suppt/Sponsorship

NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.

Submission Deadline

This vacancy will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on 6/20/2022.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the job description if viewing this position through the NAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to, follow the 'Faculty and Administrator Openings' link, locate vacancy 606327, and then "Apply" at the bottom of the page.

Please attach to your application:
(1) A cover letter highlighting your interest in and particular qualifications for this position
(2) A curriculum vitae
(3) Copies of unofficial transcripts (originals will be required of the successful applicant)
(4) A statement of teaching philosophy;
(5) A diversity statement that highlights your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Please include examples from your past experiences and your future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.
(6) A sample syllabus and teaching evaluations from one or two college courses;
(7) Names and contact information for three references
(9) Evidence of licensure or licensure eligibility in Arizona

For questions about this position, please contact the search chair, Dr. Frederick Wechsler ( Questions about the application process can be directed to Academic Program Coordinator, Senior, Gianne Wools

If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the HR website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.

FLSA Status

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit


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