September 25, 2015

Clinical faculty position at the 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 2016. We are open to all research areas, but especially encourage applications from scholars whose research addresses multicultural issues/health disparities or focuses on children and families. A competitive startup package is available. Successful applicants must have (1) a PhD from an APA-accredited Clinical or Counseling Psychology program and be license-eligible in the state of Arkansas; (2) a record of scholarship or professional development that will advance diversity in teaching, research, or service, consistent with the campus strategic plan (; (3) an outstanding record of research achievement and evidence of, or demonstrated potential for, external funding; (4) a strong commitment to both graduate-level training and undergraduate instruction; and (5) demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and collegiality. Ability to teach a graduate course in evidence-based therapy is preferred. For the complete announcement, visit the University of Arkansas Human Resources website

The University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education for undergraduate and graduate students. The university contributes new knowledge, economic development, basic and applied research, while also providing service to academic and professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Arkansas among only 2% of universities in America that have the highest level of research activity. 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 is part of Northwest Arkansas, an area that has a growing population of approximately 500,000. Northwest Arkansas has one of the fastest growing Hispanic/Latino populations, comprising over 30% of the population of Springdale and Rogers, neighboring cities to Fayetteville, and includes the largest Marshallese population outside of the Marshall Islands.

Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit (a) a cover letter, (b) a CV, (c) representative publications (Upload to “Writing Sample”) , (d) statements of research plans and teaching interests (Upload to “Research Philosophy”), and (e) three letters of recommendation. Materials should be submitted online via the secure application site at Questions regarding this position can be sent to Visit our website,, for more information.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity institution committed to achieving diversity in 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.

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