Company Name:

Utah State University


Logan, Utah

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:


Required Education:


Date Posted:

September 25, 2019

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Position

Combined Clinical/Counseling Psychology

Position Summary

Utah State University seeks candidates for a tenure-track 9-month academic year Assistant Professor position in the Combined Clinical/Counseling Psychology [ to begin in August 2020. Applicants with a counseling specialization are preferred, but those with a clinical specialization are also encouraged to apply. Research areas in health psychology, health disparities, or innovative areas that complement that of existing Combined Program faculty are desirable. The position is open to those with research programs focused on child, adolescent, adult, and/or older adult populations. Review of applications will begin October 25, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Position Responsibilities:

1) Conduct research and scholarly activities. The successful candidate is expected to maintain a strong program of research and generate funding.

2) Teach undergraduate and/or graduate classes within areas of expertise and program / department needs. The typical teaching load is four courses per year. Pre-tenure faculty have a reduced teaching load. Further releases may be provided with external funding or for other focused initiatives.

3) Mentor graduate students, including chairing thesis/dissertation committees, and possibly providing clinical supervision.

4) Serve on the Combined Clinical/Counseling program steering committee and engage in program development activities.

5) Provide service contributions to the college, university, and department.

Minimum Qualifications:

1) Completed requirements for the doctoral degree prior to appointment. Domestic applicants must be from an APA- or CPA-accredited program in clinical or counseling psychology.

2) Demonstrate evidence (or potential) of productivity in research and scholarly activities.

3) Demonstrate evidence (or potential) of effectiveness in teaching and mentoring.

4) Eligible for Psychologist licensure in the state of Utah.

5) Effective oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Specialization in counseling psychology.

2) Research areas in health psychology, health disparities, or innovative areas that complement that of existing Combined Program faculty.

Along with your on-line application, please attach:

1) Current curriculum vita;

2) Cover letter that highlights fit to the minimum and preferred qualifications;

3) Research Statement (max. 2 pp);

4) Teaching Statement (max 1 p);

5) Materials that provide evidence of teaching and/or research effectiveness are desirable;

6) Diversity statement (max 1 p) that addresses how you advance diversity and inclusion in your research, teaching, and/or services provision;

7) An electronic copy of graduate school transcripts (.pdf, .doc, or .docx format);

8) A list of the names and contact information for at least three references who are very familiar with your work.

If you have questions about the position please contact the search committee through Hillary Fruge (

To view this job or apply please visit: Job id: 2019-1957 or click [] to go directly to the listing.

Department Highlights

The Department of Psychology is located within the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. The department consists of over 30 faculty representing diverse areas of psychology. The department is one of the most research productive units in the college. Faculty enjoy collaborative relationships with those in the department as well as other departments in the college (e.g., Special Education and Rehabilitation) and across campus (e.g., Biology).

College Highlights

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services graduate programs are ranked #1 in all of Utah and #26 in the nation according to the U.S. News and World Report. We are ranked 6th in the nation in total research dollars. Our college has placement rates at or above 94% for certified graduates seeking employment in special education, elementary education, speech-language pathology, audiology, and 18 secondary education fields.

University/Logan Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 28,000 students (25,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students) on the Logan main campus, four regional campuses, two USU Eastern campuses, and 28 centers throughout the state. USU offers 162 undergraduate majors, 153 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. The 2018 rankings from Washington Monthly ranked USU as one of the top 30 national Universities and the 5th best public national university in the nation. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found at:

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. Additional information about Logan can be found at:

USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university’s academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement ( USU is an AA/EO employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law. Learn more at USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program. Additional information can be found at:

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