Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
The Department of Psychology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is seeking an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology to begin August 15, 2016.
Successful candidates will be expected to maintain a record of publication, seek and secure external funding as needed for sustained research productivity, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses (2:2 load), contribute to the APA-accredited doctoral program in Clinical Psychology through clinical and research mentorship and provide service commensurate with the Assistant Professor rank. Specialization area is open but preference will be given to candidates with a clinical research agenda that complements the department’s health psychology focus.
The Department of Psychology has 12 full-time tenure-track faculty members, a teaching faculty member, numerous adjunct faculty and two postdoctoral fellows. We serve over 400 undergraduate majors, and offer doctoral degrees in two emphasis areas: Clinical Psychology (APA-accredited) and Experimental Psychology. Both programs have a Health Psychology emphasis. Our faculty actively collaborate across the campus, region and nation and have local access to clinical, medical, and diverse community populations and brain imaging facilities. Visit our website at http://cas.umkc.edu… for a full description of our department, its faculty and its resources.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City is located in the heart of Kansas City. The metropolitan region boasts an affordable lifestyle and offers diverse cultural, sporting and recreational opportunities.
Qualifications: Candidates should hold a PhD from an APA-accredited program in clinical psychology, have completed an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship and be license-eligible in the state of Missouri. A commitment to a scientist-practitioner model and willingness to occasionally contribute to clinical teaching (e.g., practicum or supervision course) are also required. Preferred qualifications include a program of research that can support undergraduate and graduate student researchers and the ability to teach a graduate course in Health Psychology theories.
Application deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Application materials must be submitted online to the "Apply Now" button on this page. Applicants must combine all application materials into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Required materials include: curriculum vitae, cover letter, a research statement, a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations (if available) reprints or links to reprints for up to three publications and contact information for three references. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum file size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.). For questions about how applicants apply, call (816) 235-1621, or if you are experiencing technical problems, call (855) 524-0002. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Dr. Tamera Murdock, Search Committee Chair at (816) 235-2488 or ude.ckmu|btkcodrum#ude.ckmu|btkcodrum.
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