Company Name:

University of Colorado Denver


Denver, Colorado

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Entry Level

Required Education:


Date Posted:

October 24, 2018

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Assistant Professor in Clinical Health Psychology

University of Colorado – College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Assistant Professor of Psychology - Department of Psychology


The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

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The Department of Psychology at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor to begin August, 2019. Initial review of applications will begin on November 30, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. We are seeking an outstanding scholar and teacher to fulfill important roles in both our APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology and our undergraduate psychology program. We are interested in applicants with background and research interests in Clinical Health Psychology with a strong record of research productivity and potential to secure extramural funding. Candidates with research in all areas of clinical health psychology will be considered. We particularly encourage candidates who can enhance the department’s commitment to diversity through research, teaching, supervision, and outreach. Applicants will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, mentor and supervise undergraduates and clinical health psychology graduate students, and participate in service activities. The department currently has scholars working in the following areas: psycho-oncology, palliative care, cardiovascular health psychology, spirituality and health, daily health behaviors, telehealth, neuropsychology, couples functioning, pain, integrated primary care, infant and child development, and post-partum depression. The successful applicant will join 10 existing graduate faculty in the teaching and mentoring of Ph.D. students and a broader group of 23 faculty within the psychology department as a whole. In addition to colleagues within the department, the nearby University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus provides rich opportunities for collaboration.



CU Denver serves more than 19,000 undergraduate, graduate and health professions students in Denver, Aurora and online. The renowned researchers and award-winning faculty of CU Denver offer more than 140-degree programs through 13 colleges and schools, and hold more than $400 million in sponsored research annually. The Anschutz Medical Campus includes over 5 million square feet of research, educational, and clinical space on 227 acres. The Downtown Campus is located in one of America's most vibrant urban centers, just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts, the LoDo District and the state capitol. This location in downtown Denver attracts a diverse population, and 49% of new enrolled students are of color. Diversity is enriched by our commitment to a philosophy of inclusion, embedded in all aspects of campus life including its community members, curriculum, research, and community service, allowing for the creation of a learning environment that welcomes, embraces, sustains and celebrates the unique and shared experiences of faculty, staff and students. 


Minimum Qualifications:

The position requires a PhD in clinical psychology (or closely related field) from an APA-accredited program and preference will be given to applicants who are licensed or license-eligible to practice as a psychologist in the state of Colorado.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.



The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.


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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.




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Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Email inquiries regarding procedures can be directed to More specific questions may be directed to the Search Chair at and clinical health psychology program questions can be directed to the Program Director; 

Initial review of applications will begin on November 30, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process. 

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.    


Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below 


Application Materials Instructions: Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, (refer to requisition ID: 14984) 

Applicants must include: a letter of application specifically addressing the job requirements and outlining the applicant’s qualifications; a current CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, and contact information for at least three professional references. Applicants may also choose to include (p)re-prints and evidence of teaching effectiveness beyond the teaching statement. 

Applicants will be asked to arrange for at least three referees to upload letters of recommendation to the CU Careers website. You will be sent an email asking you to provide email addresses for your references, and then links will be emailed to them asking them to upload their letters. NOTE: You will not receive this email immediately – it may take a few business days before receiving this email.  


Job Category: Faculty 

Primary Location: Denver 

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