Cleveland State University-Assistant Professor (Clinical Psychology)

Cleveland State University Assistant Professor (Clinical Psychologist)

The Department of Psychology at Cleveland State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August, 2016.

Position Description: Responsibilities include establishing and maintaining a productive and fundable research program, contributing actively to our Clinical Psychology MA program, supervising master’s student theses, and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses such as Abnormal Psychology, Concepts & Methods of Individual Psychotherapy, Theories of Personality, Intellectual Assessment, and Personality Testing. Given the department’s commitment to recruiting the strongest possible research scientist, specialty area within clinical psychology is open. The University, College of Sciences and Health Professions, and the Psychology Department seek to attract a diverse and culturally sensitive faculty of the highest caliber. Women are especially encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications: Include a Ph.D. from an APA accredited Clinical Psychology program and the completion of an APA accredited Clinical Internship.

Preferred Qualifications: Include evidence of research and teaching that addresses cultural diversity and sensitivity issues; a strong record of scholarship; evidence of potential for success in obtaining external funding; the ability to effectively teach both undergraduate and graduate psychology courses, and research interests in areas such as anxiety disorders, personality disorders, experimental psychopathology, neuropsychology, health psychology, or substance abuse and the ability to contribute through teaching and/or service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community.

Department Information: In addition to its undergraduate and Clinical Psychology MA programs, the Psychology Department offers a doctoral program in Adult Development and Aging (in collaboration with the University of Akron); a Psychology Specialist program in School Psychology; and master’s programs for students concentrating in Cognitive/Experimental psychology, Industrial/Organizational research, and Diversity Management. (For further Information about the department, see ( Cleveland State University is located in a large metropolitan area that allows for research collaboration with major medical centers.

Application Requirements: Applications will be exclusively accepted online at Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted. To apply, please upload Word or pdf files that include (1) a letter describing how you satisfy the preferred qualifications; (2) your curriculum vitae; (3) as many as three representative (p) reprints (if available); and (4) evidence of teaching success (if available). In your letter, you should describe your research interests and plans, including any current external funding and plans for seeking external funding for your research; your teaching interests and experience; and how you might contribute through teaching, research, and/or service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community. As part of the online application process, you will be asked to provide the names and contact information (including an email address) for three references, each of whom will be asked to upload a letter on your behalf using a link that will be emailed to him or her. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2015. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact Information: Dr. Amir Poreh, Professor, Chair of Search Committee, Psychology Department, Call or email Dr. Amir Poreh at 216-687-3718/[email protected] with any questions you have about the position.

Hiring is contingent on maintenance of existing levels of funding from the state of Ohio. Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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