THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI - ST. LOUIS invites applicants for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position in our CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY program with an emphasis in HEALTH DISPARITIES AND/OR DIVERSITY SCIENCE AND PRACTICE, broadly defined. Candidates will have a Ph.D. in an area of clinical or counseling psychology with research and teaching expertise in health disparities and diversity sciences, and licensed-eligible in the state of Missouri. We seek scholars who have a strong research program, the potential to attract extramural funding, and a commitment to excellent mentoring and teaching. The ability to complement and expand the current strengths of Psychological Sciences faculty is essential. The position involves active participation in the Department's APA-approved Clinical Psychology Program, including program governance, research supervision and teaching/supervision. Duties of the position include development of a strong research program within the area of health disparities and/or diversity sciences. The successful candidate should be able to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The start date is August 2020; salary is competitive and commensurate with level of experience. Review of applications will begin September 1st, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity as seen in our mission statement: https://www.umsl.edu/searches/umsl-profile/mission.html . Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply. The department faculty represent an interdisciplinary framework with potential partners within the Center for Trauma Recovery, Community Psychological Services, the Missouri Institute of Mental Health, and other community agencies within the greater St. Louis region. For more information about the position and to apply online, click here. Please submit materials electronically including cover letter, CV, statements of research and teaching interests, and 3-5 representative reprints/preprints, in Microsoft Word or .PDF format. Three reference letters should come directly from your references either electronically to psychdiversity@UMSL.edu or by hard copy to: Psychology Search Committee Diversity Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri-St. Louis, One University Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63121.
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This position will be a tenure-track Assistant Professor who will have the typical academic split in responsibility including: Research (40%) Teaching (40%) & Service (20%).
The person will report to the Chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and be licensed-eligible in Missouri. The area of specialty will be in Diversity Science/Health Disparities broadly defined.
Expectations & Measurements
The person in this position will be expected to conduct research and publish in their area of expertise and to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in their area of expertise. An annual review will be conducted each year evaluating progress toward promotion and tenure as well as for raise recommendation.
Standard 9-month academic appointment, tenure-track.
This person will fall under the Collected Rules and Regulations of the University of Missouri System.
Physical Demands & Work Environment
The person in this position will work in a traditional academic setting with minimal physical demands.
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