The Department of Psychology at Arizona State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology beginning August 2020. This is an academic year, benefits-eligible position. The successful candidate will be expected to make scholarly contributions in child-clinical psychology, mentor graduate students, contribute to teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and participate in service to the department, university and profession as appropriate.
The clinical psychology doctoral program adheres to the Clinical Science training model (accredited by PCSAS), and has nationally recognized strengths in child clinical psychology, the prevention of child mental health problems among at-risk children, and clinical health psychology. The ASU Psychology Department is a dynamic, highly collaborative community with doctoral training areas in behavioral neuroscience, clinical, cognitive science, developmental, quantitative, and social psychology. Strongly aligned with the ASU Charter, the Department is committed to meeting the needs of diverse student populations and reaching out to diverse communities. The Department is highly successful in attracting external funding, ranked 13th in the most recent NSF HERD ratings. We benefit from innovative research collaborations within and across training areas, across units within the University and with multiple agencies and medical centers in the Phoenix community, including Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Barrow Neurological Institute, Mayo Clinic, and TGen. Particularly relevant to child clinical psychology is the Psychology Department’s REACH Institute, focused on increasing community access to evidence-based prevention programs, Child Study Lab serving preschool children from the community, and an NIH-funded T32 training program focused on drug abuse prevention. Research emphases of cross-disciplinary teams within the ASU Psychology Department include (but are not limited to) the study of culture and diverse populations, health and health disparities, aging, stress, addiction, prevention and community intervention, implementation science, developmental psychopathology, evolutionary psychology, behavior genetics, cognitive neuroscience, and modern approaches to measurement, research design and data analysis.
The requirements for this position include: (1) a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the time of appointment; (2) evidence of scholarly contributions in child-clinical psychology; and (3) evidence of quality teaching relative to the candidate’s level of experience. Desired qualifications are: 1) The ability of the candidate’s research program to connect with one or more of the departmental research strengths outlined above; and 2) The ability to cultivate and support a diverse faculty and student population.