Assistant Professor

University of Georgia
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 4, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Posting Number F1074P Working Title Assistant Professor Department Franklin-Psychology About the University of Georgia
The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. About the College/Unit/Department
The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2022 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 11/04/2021 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates should upload a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statements of research and teaching interests; representative publications; and a statement that addresses past, current, or potential future contributions to diversity and inclusion. Candidates will be asked to provide the names and email for three references who can provide letters of recommendation. All applications received by December 5, 2021 will receive full consideration. Review will continue until positions are filled. Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Statement
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Position Details

Classification Title Assistant Professor FLSA Faculty Rank Assistant Professor Contract Type Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications
A PhD in Clinical Psychology. Position Summary
The Department of Psychology at the University of Georgia ( ) is seeking to fill two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Clinical Psychology beginning fall 2022.
It is likely that one hire will focus more on adults and the other will focus more on children.

Our clinical program has a clinical science model and we are accredited by APA and the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System ( PCSAS ). Successful applicants will join a nationally prominent and productive clinical research faculty and a department interested in promoting the careers of junior faculty. Collaboration with faculty in our other doctoral programs is encouraged. Established collaborative associations with the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research, the Institute of Gerontology, the Bioimaging Research Center, and the Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute offer excellent research development opportunities. Additional Requirements
For more information regarding the rank of Assistant Professor please see the UGA Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure and the Department of Psychology Criteria for Tenure and Promotion . Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification
Preference will be given to applicants who are licensed or license eligible to practice psychology in Georgia. Competitive candidates will have an established and strong record of research with potential for external funding and be prepared to contribute to the instructional mission of the department and clinical program at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Area of research is open, but we are particularly interested in applicants who demonstrate a continued commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We particularly encourage applications from individuals who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), disabled, and/or LGBTQ+. Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? No Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


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