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Clinical Assistant Professor Position (Non-Tenure Track: Specialized Faculty) – Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign invites applications for a specialized faculty position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor of psychology.

This position is a 9/12-month, full-time, non-tenure clinical-track appointment beginning soon after the closing of this search. It incorporates a Director of the Psychological Services Center (PSC) administrative position.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. For more information, visit

The PSC is the training center for the Department’s PCSAS- and APA-accredited Ph.D. Clinical-Community Psychology program and serves children and adults in the greater Champaign-Urbana and surrounding areas. The PSC supports a range of services, typically supervised by program faculty, including therapy and assessment as well as program development and program evaluation support with local service delivery systems. The Clinical-Community Psychology Program endorses a clinical-scientist training model. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to training in a research-focused, clinical-community science doctoral program in a position that combines clinical supervision, teaching, and involvement in supporting the Department’s research mission.

The successful candidate will function in the areas of diagnostic services, teaching and clinical supervision, consultation, and public engagement.

Service duties will include the direct provision of:

  • Collaborates with Clinical-Community program faculty and external training sites in planning and executing training efforts for Clinical-Community graduate students.

Teaching and clinical supervision duties will include:

  • Teaching and training graduate students in the evidence-based practice of clinical psychology
  • Teaching graduate courses.
  • Providing both practicum instruction and clinical supervision of therapy and assessment cases

Consultation duties will include:

  • Collaboration with faculty and researchers across campus departments to meet clinical needs and support grant-related activities.
  • Provision of feedback to the Director of Clinical Training and staff members to ensure that all aspects of daily operations are effectively facilitating the PSC’s objectives.

Public engagement duties may include:

  • Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with staff members and researchers across various units at the University.

The Director of the Psychological Services Center duties will include:

  • Responsible for administrative oversight and leadership of the clinic, including coverage of clinic hours, consultation on emergencies, running clinic-related meetings, developing and implementing policy, and maintaining adherence to APA accreditation standards.
  • Management of clinical support staff.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Clinical or Community Psychology from a PCSAS or APA-accredited program and be licensed, or license-eligible, as a Clinical Psychologist in the State of Illinois. Applicants must also have a demonstrated appreciation of psychology as a science, an ability to incorporate a scientific focus and research perspective into clinical practice and any courses taught, and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in their clinical practice. Clinical-track faculty and full members of the faculty and are expected to demonstrate excellence in the areas of clinical practice/application, service/engagement, and clinical/graduate education for promotion. The position provides a base salary in addition to an administrative stipend for the Director of PSC duties.

Please visit to create your candidate profile and upload the following:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • A statement that summarizes your specialized knowledge and how it would advance the curricular and service needs of the department
  • Copies of scholarly works (e.g., articles, conference papers) completed

For full consideration, all requested information including the names and contact information of three professional references must be submitted by December 1, 2021. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.  

Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Please email Summer Curry,, if you have any questions. 

The Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. Faculty in the College create knowledge, address critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge, and prepare students for lives of impact in the state, nation, and globally. To meet these objectives, the College embraces and values diversity and difference through hiring faculty candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.

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The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment.  The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.

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