October 14, 2014

Assistant Professor position in Clinical Psychology (University of Arkansas)


The Department of Psychological Science at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in CLINICAL psychology. Appointment is set to begin August 2015. We are open to all research areas, but especially encourage scholars whose focus addresses issues of diversity (e.g., race, culture, gender, sexual orientation, social class) OR clinical neuroscience to apply. Ideal applicants are those whose research can link with other faculty or occurs at multiple levels of analysis, including assessment of genetic or psychophysiological factors (e.g., EEG/ERP, NIRS, TMS, tDCS). A competitive startup package is available. Successful applicants must have (1) a PhD from an APA-accredited Clinical Psychology program and be license-eligible in the state of Arkansas; (2) a record of scholarship and professional development that will advance diversity in teaching, research, or service, consistent with the campus strategic plan (http://diversity.uark.edu/8.php); (3) an outstanding record of research achievement and evidence of, or demonstrated potential for, external funding; and (4) a strong commitment to both graduate-level training and undergraduate instruction. (5) Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and collegiality. For the complete announcement, visit the University of Arkansas Human Resources website: http://hr.uark.edu/594.aspx.
The University of Arkansas is the land-grant research institution in the state, serving a student population of over 26,000. The Department of Psychological Science is home to a major private endowment that supports its research mission, and education at the University of Arkansas is supported by the $300 million gift from the Walton Family Foundation. Fayetteville and its surrounding two-county area has a growing population of nearly 500,000 (http://www.accessfayetteville.org/), including tremendous growth and significant representation of our Hispanic/Latino population (http://www.nwacouncil.org/pages/demographics/) and the largest Marshallese population outside of the Marshall Islands (http://www.aetn.org/programs/anewisland).

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity institution committed to achieving diversity its faculty. Therefore, the University is especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our academic departments. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity. All application information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.

This position is subject to a pre-employment background and sex offender registry check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Review of applications will begin on November 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit (a) a CV, (b) representative publication reprints, and (c) statements of research plans and teaching interests. They should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted. Materials should be submitted online via the secure Interfolio site atapply.interfolio.com/26786 or by mail to Lindsay Ham, Chair, Assistant Professor Search Committee, Department of Psychological Science, 216 Memorial Hall, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR  72701. Questions regarding this position can be sent tolham@uark.edu. Visit our website, http://psyc.uark.edu, for more information.

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