The Department of Psychology and Counseling at the University of Texas at Tyler invites qualified applications for TWO (2) tenure-track Assistant Professor positions and ONE (1) Associate/Full Professor position commencing August 2019. Focus area is in Clinical Psychology within our newly approved PhD program.
Earned doctorate in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited degree program and APA internship with license eligibility in Texas. Candidates should also provide evidence of strong research and interpersonal skills and a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring graduate students. We especially seek candidates interested in joining a department with a new doctoral program in Clinical Psychology with specialization in underserved populations. Candidates with experience and/or research emphasis in rural mental health or veterans’ mental health are preferred. Interest in teaching graduate-level statistics courses is highly desirable. A list of current faculty research can be found at http://www.uttyler.edu/psychology/faculty.
Candidates for advanced rank must have substantial dissertation mentoring experience, existing and/or recently funded research program(s), and must meet UT Tyler requirements for Associate/Full Professor.
Preference will be given to those with training and experience with evidence-based assessment and treatments, a record of research and scholarship, including external funding, graduate teaching and dissertation experience.
Duties and responsibilities include:
- Develop a strong record of scholarship through empirical studies, and refereed publications
- Teach graduate clinical psychology content and applied courses in area of expertise, supervise practicum students, mentor student thesis and dissertation research
- Obtain external funding to support research, training, and service activities
- Provide service to the field and profession at local, state, or national levels, and participate collaboratively in program, department, college, and university governance
Exceptionally qualified candidates may be eligible for significant University of Texas System Rising STARs startup funding.
SALARY: The salary range is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: Positions will commence August, 2019.
REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS:
Candidates should electronically submit the following to Dr. Dennis Combs, CLP Search Chair at ClinPsySearch@uttyler.edu:
- A letter of teaching and research interests addressing strengths relative to the qualifications and responsibilities cited above
- Curriculum vitae
- At least three original letters of recommendation
- Copies of recent scholarship
- Copies of all academic transcripts
CLOSING DATE: Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY and DEPARTMENT:
UT Tyler is a component of The University of Texas System and is located in the beautiful wooded East Texas lake country on the I-20 corridor, about 100 miles east of Dallas and 200 miles north of Houston. The University is a public Level 5 doctoral institution that enrolls over 10,000 students, including nearly 4000 (40%) ethnic minority students. The department has a vibrant undergraduate program offering both a B. S. and B. A. psychology degree. We also have three graduate master’s-level degree programs in Clinical Psychology, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and School Counseling. Our new doctoral program in Clinical Psychology will admit its first class of students in Fall 2019. The university and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women, persons of color, and other underrepresented groups to apply for this position. For more information about the Psychology and Counseling Department visit our website at http://www.uttyler.edu/psychology/.
The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants selected to fill the position must be able to present documentation of the right to work in the United States. This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.