Assistant Professor of Psychology

  • Colorado State University, Department of Psychology
  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
  • Sep 17, 2019
Full time   Psychology

Job Description

The Department of Psychology at Colorado State University invites applications for a junior tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2020. The position will be affiliated with the training program in Addiction Counseling. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to join one of the Department’s five doctoral programs: Applied Social and Health Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

The successful candidate must have (1) a Ph.D. in Psychology or a related discipline or anticipate completing their Ph.D. by 07/30/2020, (2) be able to teach the courses offered in the Addiction Counseling program, such as psychopharmacology, ethics and diversity, infectious disease and substance misuse, addiction treatment therapy skills, assessment, and/or motivational interviewing, and (3) be currently conducting research in the field of addictions or substance use disorders.

Preference will be given to candidates who have: (1) the ability to obtain licensure/certification or be license/certification-eligible as an Addiction Counselor in the State of Colorado, (2) evidence of an active research program that compliments existing research in the Department, (3) demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate instruction and mentoring, (4) commitment and the capability to obtain external funding, and (5) commitment to diversity, inclusion and social justice, with the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity, inclusion and multiculturalism through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.

Application Details

For full consideration, materials must be received by October 7, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Submit application material: cover letter, curriculum vitae, preprints/reprints, research interest statement, diversity statement, a licensure/certification or license/certification-eligible as an addiction counselor in the State of Colorado statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, teaching philosophy and ability to teach listed courses statement, and e-mail addresses for three referees online at:

Referees will be sent an email (using the contact information provided by the applicant) for submitting their reference letters on-line. Letters must be submitted by October 14, 2019.

Application materials of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Psychology.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.


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Application Deadline

Open until filled