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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Employer
University of Alaska Anchorage
Location
Anchorage, Alaska
Salary
This is a FT, 9-m, tenure track, faculty position complete with both a competitive salary & benefits
Start date
Nov 7, 2023

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The Department of Psychology at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is seeking a Clinical or Counseling Psychologist to fill a tenure-track, beginning-level Assistant Professor position with teaching responsibilities in our undergraduate and graduate programs (MS in Clinical Psychology and APA accredited PhD in Clinical-Community Psychology) . The Department of Psychology at UAA offers bachelor (BA/BS), master (MS in Clinical Psychology and Applied Behavior Analysis), and APA accredited doctorate (Ph.D. in Clinical-Community Psychology) degrees. In addition, the Department offers professional certificates in Children’s Mental Health and Applied Behavior Analysis. The Department prepares students: (1) for advanced study in the social and health sciences, and (2) to become members of the behavioral health workforce. The department also maintains the Psychological Services Center, a clinic that provides low-cost mental health services to campus and community members. The department strives to offer degree and certificate programs that meet the needs of the state of Alaska. With more than 400 students and 19 faculty members, the UAA Psychology Department is Alaska’s largest center for the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Please visit our website at: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/academics/college-of-arts-and-sciences/departments/psychology/ The Department seeks candidates dedicated to equity and diversity of the campus community and to promoting an environment that increases student knowledge about local, national, and global communities. Anchorage is a thriving, modern city of about 295,000 inhabitants with a rich cultural life. For more information about living in Anchorage, consult http://www.muni.org.

The Department of Psychology at the University of Alaska Anchorage is seeking a Clinical or Counseling Psychologist to fill a tenure track, beginning-level Assistant Professor position that includes teaching, research, and service responsibilities. Teaching responsibilities will be in both our undergraduate and graduate programs (MS in Clinical Psychology and APA accredited Ph.D. in Clinical-Community Psychology). The Department offers undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs aimed at preparing students: (1) for advanced study in the social and health sciences, and (2) to become members of the behavioral health workforce. The department strives to offer degree and certificate programs that meet the needs of the state of Alaska.   With more than 400 students and 15 faculty members, the UAA Psychology Department is Alaska’s largest center for the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Please visit our website at: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/academics/college-of-arts-and-sciences/departments/psychology/

To be successful in this role, applicants should have evidence of their potential for successful teaching and service activity.

Minimum Qualifications:

Length of time and type of experience required for this position should be appropriate to the rank of tenure track assistant professor. Applicants must have university-level teaching experience and record of research and publication or demonstrated potential for research and publication.
Doctoral degree in Clinical, Counseling, or Clinical-Community Psychology from an APA accredited program at the time of hire.
Licensed or be license-eligible in Alaska.
Documented record of research and publication or demonstrated potential for research and publication.
ABDs will be considered but employment is contingent on conferral of degree by time of hire in August 2024.

Position Details:

This position is located on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus in Anchorage, Alaska. This is an in-person position located on the Anchorage campus; remote work is not available for this position.

 

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track, faculty position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package, including tuition waivers for employees and family members, affordable medical, dental and vision coverage, and representation under a Collective Bargaining Unit. The expected start date will be in August 2024. Salary will be based upon applicable academic preparation and experience. Opportunities for summer teaching are available.  

 

The position is open until filled with an initial review date of December 06, 2023. To ensure consideration in the initial review, please apply by 11:59 PM Alaska Time on December 05, 2023.

 

Specific teaching load will depend upon a successful applicant’s expertise and departmental needs. The workload for this position is likely to be teaching (three courses per semester) and a combination of research and service to the university, community, and discipline. Faculty member is expected to develop a program of research consistent with their area of specialization, publish in their field and pursue external funding. Applicants whose teaching and research agenda creates community partnerships are encouraged to apply.

 

The teaching component of the workload will be a mix of undergraduate and graduate courses. Graduate courses may include Applied Psychological Testing, Intervention I, and Multicultural Issues in Psychotherapy. Undergraduate courses may include Psychopathology, Psychological Testing, and Health Psychology. 

 

Please be prepared to upload the following items:

 

●        Letter of interest in the position, highlighting required and preferred qualifications

 

●        CV, including contact information for three professional references

 

●        Statement of teaching and mentorship methods, including philosophy, accomplishments, and future teaching/mentorship goals

 

●        Statement of research describing the applicant’s (a) research focus, (b) research collaborations, as well as (c) future direction

 

●        Unofficial transcript(s)

 

●        Teaching evaluations, if applicable

 

●        Representative publications or Pre-prints (optional)

 

This position is represented by United Academics-AAUP/AFT (UNAC). http://www.unitedacademics.net/

 

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