August 18, 2014

Position Announcement--Tenure-Line Faculty Position

The Department of Psychology at Appalachian State University invites applications for a tenure-track nine-month faculty position in Clinical Psychology at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 15, 2015
Required Qualifications Include:
·      PhD degree in Psychology from an APA-accredited program, including successful completion of an APA-accredited predoctoral clinical internship
·      Licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist in North Carolina
·      Evidence of a line of empirical research that is applied in nature
Desired Qualifications Include:
·      Research or clinical interests that focus on rural populations
·      Documented excellence in teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in psychology
·      Documented experience providing clinical supervision
Candidates will be expected to develop a productive research program, apply for extramural funding, and teach undergraduate psychology courses and graduate courses in our Clinical Psychology Masters program.  The department has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring, and candidates will be expected to engage students in their research programs and provide clinical supervision to graduate students.
Appalachian State University is a member institution of the sixteen-campus University of North Carolina.  Located in Boone, North Carolina, the university has approximately 17,500 students, primarily in bachelor’s and master’s programs in both liberal arts and applied fields.  Appalachian has a traditional residential campus and a variety of distance education programs.  The Department has 36 full-time doctoral level faculty members, approximately 1,000 undergraduate majors and 70 full-time graduate students in four master’s degree programs. Additional information about the Department of Psychology, the University, and the surrounding area is located on the Psychology web site at:

Applicants must send via email a complete application consisting of: curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and electronic copy of graduate transcripts to Dr. Kurt Michael, Clinical Search Committee Chair ( Additionally, three letters of recommendation must be emailed directly from the letter writers to Dr. Michael. Paper applications will not be accepted.  The initial review of complete applications will begin October 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free of all forms of discrimination.
Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Dr. Kurt Michael (Tel: 828-262-2272, ext. 432; email: offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report. Documentation of identity and employability of the applicant will be required before the hiring process can be finalized.

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