The University of Montana, Department of Psychology, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in our APA-accredited clinical psychology program to begin Fall, 2020. The University, the College of Humanities and Sciences, and the Department embrace diversity as a core value. Applications from persons with diverse backgrounds are especially welcome. A doctoral degree in clinical psychology is required at the time of appointment. Duties include graduate/undergraduate teaching, departmental and university service, research, clinical supervision of graduate students, and supervision of students’ doctoral and master’s research. The typical teaching load is two courses per semester. Potential instructional areas include practicum, ethics, health psychology, research methods, history and systems of psychology, and clinical psychology fundamentals. We seek candidates with a record of excellence in teaching and with evidence of research productivity and clinical experience in integrated care and health psychology. Eligibility for licensure as a psychologist in Montana is required; licensure is an expectation of the position.
The Department of Psychology, located in the College of Humanities and Sciences, has 17 full-time faculty members and currently offers PhD degrees in clinical psychology, school psychology, and experimental psychology. Our PhD programs in clinical and school psychology are APA-accredited. The department offers and encourages opportunities to develop teaching and research interests that bridge departmental and college areas, and the department provides clinical training experiences in an on-site clinic. New faculty members are provided research support, including lab space, a reasonable teaching load, and start-up funds to establish their program of research. Salary is competitive in the region.
The University of Montana is the state’s flagship university, with a student enrollment of approximately 10,000. The town boasts small-town charm with big-city sophistication – and amenities. Situated in the recreational center and health services hub of Western Montana, the department has a close connection with students and the broader community. Missoula is home to a wide range of renowned writers, artists, musicians, and outdoor enthusiasts. It is a wonderful place to live.
The university seeks to attract collaborative, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. The University of Montana is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities, Veterans, and gender diverse individuals. The application materials are available in an alternate format upon request. Qualified candidates may request Veterans’ preference in accordance with state law.
UM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action: Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.
Further information about the department is available on our webpage at http://www.hs.umt.edu/psychology.
How to Apply
Priority Application Date: October 7, 2019
Applications should be received by October 7, 2019. Position is open until filled, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply go to UM jobs website at http://bit.ly/2372umjobs.
Applicants must submit all application materials to be considered for the positions. Complete applications must include:
- Cover letter addressing the qualifications
- Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Graduate transcripts
- Statements regarding the applicant’s program of research and teaching philosophy
- Names and contact information for three (3) professional references