September 30, 2015

Faculty position at University of Virginia

Clinical/School Psychology Faculty – Tenure Track or Tenured, Open Rank

The Department of Human Services in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia (UVA) seeks applicants for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in the Clinical and School Psychology program. Rank and tenure status are contingent upon qualifications. We seek candidates who engage in rigorous scholarship that emphasizes school-based services for children and youth and who can contribute to applied training of doctoral students. Duties and responsibilities include: teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses; supervising assessment and/or intervention practica; and an active, productive program of research as evidenced by publications in refereed journals and sponsored research.
A doctorate in School Psychology or Clinical Psychology emphasizing children and youth is required by the start date of the position.   A strong commitment to professional service, leadership, and equity is required.  An explicit commitment to diversity and to advancing understanding and outcomes for underrepresented groups are essential. Applicants must have or be eligible for licensure as a psychologist in Virginia. Teaching experience in a higher education setting related to the training of doctoral level psychologists is strongly preferred. Knowledge of and experience in psychoeducational assessment and the delivery of school-based prevention or intervention programming are required.  Professional experience in PK-12 schools is also strongly preferred.
Applicants to the tenure track position must have strong potential for scholarly success in a line of research relevant to schools to include publication in refereed journals and a developing research program with strong potential for extramural funding. Applicants to the tenured position must have one or more identified lines of research relevant to schools, a record of publication in refereed journals, and a record of extramural funding. 
The University of Virginia, located in the city of Charlottesville, is consistently noted as a top-tier public institution according to multiple ranking systems. The Curry School of Education is ranked 22nd in the nation in U.S. News and is well known for its influence on education policy and practice. The Clinical and School Psychology Program is an APA-accredited combined program known for producing highly skilled psychologists who work in leadership roles in a range of non-profit and government organizations. Admission to the program is highly competitive, with fewer than 5% of applicants admitted throughout the 48 year history of the program. The program currently utilizes a scientist-practitioner model that places a high value on applied research and evidence-based clinical skill acquisition. Clinical training occurs in a state-of-the-art interdisciplinary outpatient clinic, the Sheila C. Johnson Center for Human Services, as well as through community externships.
To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0617238. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, one writing sample, and contact information for three references. Applicant screening begins October 9, 2015, and the position will remain open to applicants until filled.
For questions about the position, please contact Jason Downer, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Program Director For questions about the application process, please contact Nicole Robinson, HR Associate
The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  

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