September 1, 2015

Department of Psychology, Assistant Professor – American University

Department of Psychology, Assistant Professor – American University

The Department of Psychology of American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Clinical Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor effective Fall 2016 (August 2016).  The area of specialization is open.  Applicants should have a PhD, or an anticipated PhD completion, from an accredited Clinical Psychology program by August 2016. Postdoctoral experience is preferred.

Candidates should be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research and undergraduate and graduate teaching. The position requires the successful candidate to conduct and publish research and apply for external funding; teach, advise, mentor and supervise the research of undergraduate and graduate students; and participate in the clinical training of doctoral students. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities will include participation in department, school and university activities. Candidates should be licensed or license-eligible in Washington, DC. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Please submit applications via . Include a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, three letters of recommendation, recent teaching evaluations (when possible), and up to 3 copies of recent published papers or working papers.  Please contact Kathleen Gunthert, Clinical Search Committee Chair, at if you have any questions.  To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by October 15, 2015.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital.  For more information about American University, visit

The Department of Psychology has two PhD programs in Clinical Psychology (APA-accredited) and Behavior, Cognition, and Neuroscience, as well as a terminal MA program. Learn more about the Psychology department a

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  The university does not  discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities.  American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

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