Assistant Professor: Clinical Psychology

Employer
Smith College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Description

UPDATED review by date: 10/15

 

The Department of Psychology at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Clinical Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2022. We are open to a broad range of content expertise addressing psychopathology (especially disorders such as depression, anxiety, and eating disorders that disproportionately affect women and/or LGBTQ+ populations) including relevant prevention, intervention, and/or transdiagnostic abnormal processes (e.g., deleterious sociocultural factors; basic affective or cognitive dysfunction). Successful candidates should be prepared to engage actively with diverse students across the liberal arts. Teaching responsibilities for this position will regularly include two courses per semester (sometimes two sections of the same course): a course in the introductory sequence (e.g., Introduction to Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, or Research Methods), an intermediate course in a clinical area of expertise that complements the current offerings (e.g., assessment or intervention), an upper-level seminar (e.g., Research Seminar in the candidate’s area of interestor Practicum Seminar supervising students in field placements) plus advising and mentoring (e.g., about the path to graduate school in clinical psychology). Other courses may be taught depending upon departmental needs in negotiation with the candidate. The successful applicant will maintain an active research program through which Smith students can obtain hands-on experience as researchers including presenting and writing research. We are particularly interested in a scholar whose teaching and/or research would provide students with opportunities to encounter clinical populations. We are open to candidates whose methods include advanced data-collection techniques (e.g., human neuroscience, event sampling methodology) and/or advanced statistics and/or mixed method data analysis. A Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology from a doctoral program holding accreditation from the American Psychological Association (APA) or the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS) is expected by the time of appointment. Candidates from groups underrepresented in Psychology are encouraged to apply.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here: https://www.smith.edu/about-smith/provost/faculty-development. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students may cross-enroll and faculty may cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the Department of Psychology may be found at http://www.smith.edu/Psychology..

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/93258 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, sample syllabus of a representative course, sample empirical research article, diversity/inclusion statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Finalists may be asked for additional materials. Review of applications  UPDATED to October 15, 2021.

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