Director of Clinical Training (18 views)

Tuscaloosa, AL
November 3, 2021

Director of Clinical Training

The University of Alabama
Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at The University of Alabama announces an opening for a Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Training (DCT) position. This is a 12-month position that is scheduled to begin August 16, 2022. It is appropriate for a clinical psychologist with interests in administration, clinical supervision, teaching, and research. This position will play a critical role in our Clinical Psychology Ph.D. training program, which includes four subareas (Clinical Child, Clinical Geropsychology, Psychology and Law, and Clinical Health). This non-tenure track renewable contract (NTRC) position is renewable every three years and is promotion-eligible (i.e., Associate Professor, Full Professor), although it is not tenure-eligible.

The DCT is responsible for the administrative management of the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program. Principal duties include (but are not limited to): providing academic leadership, working in collaboration with the Associate
DCT and Clinical faculty to guide the program in all matters relevant to clinical training (e.g., guiding students through the internship application process), maintaining and managing APA accreditation processes, and securing and managing clinical placement contracts. Additional responsibilities may also include: (a) teaching graduate courses in the Psychology Department and/or the Clinical Ph.D. Program, (b) providing clinical supervision, (c) conducting research, and (d) providing administrative and clinical support to our Psychology Clinic which has a full time director.

Candidates should have the following credentials: (1) a graduate of an APA- or CPA-accredited Clinical or Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program; (2) completed an APA- or CPA-accredited internship; and (3) licensed or
eligible for Alabama licensure as a psychologist. Evidence of success in administration is preferred.

The University of Alabama, founded in 1831, is the flagship campus of a three-campus system. The University is located in Tuscaloosa, a city of approximately 100,000 that was named an All-America City by the National Civic League. The Psychology Department has approximately 35 faculty and 100 graduate students distributed across the Experimental and Clinical areas.

The University of Alabama values diversity, and we particularly welcome applications from those who are from populations historically underrepresented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with diverse populations. Applications should include a letter of interest, statement of administrative accomplishments and philosophy, teaching philosophy and effectiveness, research statement, statement of contributions or commitment to diversity in higher education that addresses how you engage in equity, diversity and/or inclusion in your work, a current vita, and three letters of recommendation. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. With the exception of letters of recommendation, all materials should be submitted online at:

Three letters of recommendation should be mailed directly to Matthew Jarrett, Ph.D., Chair, Director of Clinical Training Search Committee, Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Box 870348, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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