Clinical Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor of Psychology (41 views)

Eugene OR, United States
December 23, 2020

Position Announcement
The University of Oregon’s Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track open rank position in Clinical Psychology (assistant, associate, or full professor) to begin in fall 2021. We are seeking a candidate whose research program focuses on one or more of the following topics: 1) racial, ethnic, and/or socioeconomic factors in mental health, 2) social determinants of health and wellbeing, 3) cultural adaptations of interventions, and/or 4) health and mental health disparities in racial and ethnic minorities, and/or multicultural contexts. We also seek candidates with experience and interest in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in culture and mental health. We especially welcome applications from scholars who are from populations historically underrepresented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with diverse populations. Particular attention will be paid to candidates’ descriptions of their contributions to diversity and inclusivity in research, teaching, and service.

Current areas of emphasis within the Clinical Psychology program include biological, psychological, and sociocultural mechanisms of mental health in children and adults; prevention and treatment of psychopathology; and community-based interventions. We are especially interested in candidates with a translational program of research that has direct application to clinical practice, training, or public policy and who welcome interdisciplinary collaboration within our Department and the University.

Department or Program Summary
The primary goal of the Department of Psychology is to cover the entire field of basic psychological and clinically relevant research. Department faculty group themselves into four major areas: Clinical, Cognitive/Systems Neuroscience, Developmental, and Social/Personality. Our department embraces the values of open and reproducible science, and candidates are encouraged to address (in their statements and/or cover letter) how they have pursued and/or plan to pursue these goals in their work.

Minimum Requirements
Doctoral degree in clinical psychology or related field by the time of the appointment.

Preferred Qualifications
We are seeking a candidate whose research program focuses on one or more of the following topics:

1) racial, ethnic, and/or socioeconomic factors in mental health,
2) social determinants of health and wellbeing,
3) cultural adaptations of interventions, and/or
4) health and mental health disparities in racial and ethnic minorities, and/or multicultural contexts.

We also seek candidates with experience and interest in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in culture and mental health. We especially welcome applications from scholars who are from populations historically underrepresented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with diverse populations. Particular attention will be paid to candidates’ descriptions of their contributions to diversity and inclusivity in research, teaching, and service.

About the University
The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities and holds the distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. The University of Oregon is guided by a diversity framework that involves a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion or all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. In recent years, the university has increased the diversity of its student body while raising average GPAs and test scores for incoming students. The UO’s 295-acre campus features state-of-the art facilities in an arboretum-like setting within the traditional homelands of the Kalapuya people. The UO is located in Eugene, a vibrant city of 157,000 with a wide range of cultural and culinary offerings, a pleasant climate, and a community engaged in environmental and social concerns. The campus is within easy driving distance of the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and Portland.

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