Company Name:

Temple University Department of Psychology


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Entry Level

Required Education:


Date Posted:

August 29, 2019

Asst. Professor Clinical Psychology, Temple University

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, TEMPLE UNIVERSITY: The Department of Psychology at Temple University is seeking to hire an outstanding clinical psychologist for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology for Fall 2020. The Psychology Department is committed to attracting an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of discovery, teaching, application, and integration of knowledge. Candidates should demonstrate a dynamic and rigorous research program with strong potential for external funding, as well as a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should have the training necessary to provide clinical supervision to clinical psychology Ph.D. students. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an APA-accredited program and who are licensed or license-eligible in Pennsylvania.

The specific area of research is open, although we are particularly interested in applicants who carry out clinical research with underserved or at-risk populations to complement the research interests of current faculty and enhance our teaching and mentoring of diverse students. Candidates who could collaborate with faculty in the Cognition and Neuroscience, Developmental, or Social areas of the department, and complement the expertise of the current Clinical faculty members are particularly desirable.

Temple University is a state-related Carnegie I Research University (highest research activity) located in the vibrant and diverse city of Philadelphia. Temple University is committed to a diverse educational community and has attracted some of the most diverse, driven and motivated minds from across the nation and around the world through innovative approaches to admissions and affordability, rigorous academic programs, a bond with the city of Philadelphia, and groundbreaking work in science, research and technology. Temple University is a doctoral granting public institution that enrolls nearly 40,000 students, among which approximately 6% are international students and 33% identify as racial/ethnic minorities.

The Department of Psychology at Temple comprises 33 tenure-line faculty and 14 instructional faculty. We serve nearly 1300 undergraduate Psychology majors, and our flagship doctoral program is the largest in the College of Liberal Arts, with around 100 students enrolled. Many faculty have significant funding from NIH, NSF, or private foundations, and some are among the most highly cited researchers in the entire discipline. Available resources include a new brain imaging center that houses a Siemens Prisma 3T MRI machine as well as EEG and eye-tracking systems, and a state-of-the-art Psychological Services Center (in-house clinic that serves a diverse university and Philadelphia community).

Temple University is an Affirmative Action equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages applications from women and persons of color, members of under-represented groups, persons with disabilities, and veterans. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, a statement of teaching interests, three letters of recommendation, and copies of representative publications. All applicants also are required to submit a statement of diversity that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service. All application materials should be submitted through Interfolio at Candidates are urged to apply before October 11, 2019 for fullest consideration but review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants may contact Lauren Alloy ( or Michael McCloskey (, co-chairs of the Search Committee, with questions or concerns about the application or review process.

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