Company Name:

University of New England


Biddeford, Maine

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

October 10, 2019

Assistant Professor Clinical or Counseling Psychology

Assistant Professor (clinical or counseling psychology). The Department of Psychology at the University of New England ( invites applications for a tenure-track position, beginning August 2020. Help expand the clinical emphasis of our enthusiastic department of 12 faculty members enrolling over 260 undergraduate students in three majors: Psychology, Animal Behavior, and Neuroscience.

Candidates for the position should provide evidence of excellence in teaching and the potential for an active independent scholarship program. Completion of a Ph.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, or related field with significant clinical overlap, is required. Candidates must have the ability to teach courses that contribute to our Mental Health minor and upper division counseling and clinical offerings as well as more general courses and courses in their area of specialization. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an active scholarship program that engages undergraduate students and results in peer-reviewed publications in reputable journals with undergraduate co-authors. Successful candidates will have access to both college-aged and senior-aged participant pools on campus, or may find more specialized populations among the approximately half-million people in the greater Portland metro area. Candidates whose scholarship will engage with UNE’s nascent Center for Excellence in Aging and Health (CEAH) are highly preferred. For more information about the CEAH please visit

The University of New England is a private nonprofit university providing education in the liberal arts and health sciences, with primary campuses in Portland and Biddeford, Maine. The Psychology Department is housed on the Biddeford campus, approximately 30 minutes south of Portland. Biddeford’s waterfront campus provides easy access to city-based amenities and the benefits of a coastal area.

Review of applications will begin October 30th and continue until the position is filled. Applications will only be accepted electronically ( and should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, transcripts, statement of research interests, statement of teaching interests. Please also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the search committee chair, Dr. Michael Burman at For more information about the department or position, please visit our website at or contact committee chair, Dr. Michael Burman at

The University of New England is a founding member of the Diversity Hiring Coalition, a consortium of Maine employers committed to increasing the diversity of their workforces, and working to make Maine a more welcoming place for all people.

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