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Assistant/Associate Professor - Clinical Psychology
Auburn University

Date Posted Sep. 11, 2023
Title Assistant/Associate Professor - Clinical Psychology
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Psychology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Psychology - Clinical
    Psychology - General

Job Description Summary

The Department of Psychological Sciences at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning fall semester, August 16, 2024. Auburn University’s clinical program adheres to a scientist-practitioner training model and offers state-of-the-art resources for clinical research, including excellent graduate students, ample laboratory space and access to the Auburn University MRI Research Center, the Auburn University Psychological Services Center, and other facilities. The clinical program has been APA-accredited since 1981, and in 2019 we were awarded the maximum accreditation period of 10 years.
Candidates will contribute to the education and training of undergraduate and graduate students, including teaching courses in the candidate’s area of expertise and providing effective advisement and mentorship to a diverse population of students. Candidates are expected to maintain a strong research program, with potential for extramural funding, while contributing to an inclusive learning and working environment.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have an independent research program in clinical psychology, broadly defined, with interests that complement or bridge strengths with the department’s existing faculty. A promising record of publications and a high potential for external funding (assistant) or a record of extramural funding (associate) is required. A Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program is desired, but not required. Candidates with degrees in closely related fields will also be considered. ABD candidates will be considered but must have a Ph.D. by the start date or the offer will be withdrawn.

Desired Qualifications

Candidates with a clear and sustained commitment to principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in their scholarly work are highly desirable. Additionally, the ability to teach graduate assessment courses is desired, but not required.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statements of research and teaching interests as well as statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activities and/or service; three representative reprints;
graduate transcripts; and contact information for 3 professional references. Applications should be submitted electronically through Auburn University’s online portal at:

Review of applications will begin October 2, 2023, and will continue until a candidate is selected. Please view our video ( ) and visit our webpage to learn more about the Department of Psychological Sciences ( our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (

For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. April Smith at

The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment. Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions and is recognized as a “Very High Research Activity (R1) institution” under the Carnegie Classification system. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees in agriculture and engineering, the professions, and the arts and sciences. Its 2021 enrollment of 31,526 students includes 24,931 undergraduates and 6,595 graduate and professional students. Organized into twelve academic colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,443 faculty members offer more than 200 educational programs. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student engagement, and its beautiful campus.

Auburn residents enjoy a thriving and increasingly diverse community, recognized as one of the “best small towns in America,” with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika- Columbus area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public schools and regional medical centers.

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