Tenure-Track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor - Clinical or School Counseling

$55,000 - $65,000 yearly
  • University of Minnesota Duluth, Psychology Department
  • Duluth, MN, USA
  • Feb 03, 2020
Full time   Psychology

Job Description

Assistant or Associate Professor of Psychology (Clinical-Counseling-School Psychology)

The Psychology Department at the University of Minnesota Duluth invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor position in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology. The appointment will start August 24, 2020. We are seeking a teacher/scholar who is committed to excellence in collegiate teaching, and who possesses the interest and ability to establish an active research program resulting in the creation and dissemination of knowledge. Research interests that address current issues in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology are preferred. To complement current faculty interests, areas of research experience might include, but are not limited to: assessment, intervention or prevention; developmental psychology; and advanced measurement and data analysis.

Applicants for the tenure-track Assistant Professor position are required to have: Ph.D. in Psychology, from an accredited university, with a specialty in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology or a highly related field completed by start date of appointment, evidence of a strong research agenda, and commitment to working with diverse populations and fostering diversity across campus.

Applicants for the position of Associate Professor must meet the requirements above and have a distinguished record of academic achievement (scholarly research, teaching, and service) that satisfies the criteria for Associate Professor status in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

The successful candidate will be expected to: 1) teach courses in the department's undergraduate program (possible courses include Developmental Psychology; Child and Adolescent Development; Adult Development and Aging; Abnormal Psychology; Basic Helping Skills; Foundations of Clinical Psychology; Theories of Personality; Marriages and Families) and graduate program (Assessment I or II; Advanced Developmental Psychology; Career and Lifestyle Development; Child/Adolescent and Family Therapy; Research Methods and Evaluation; Advanced Statistics); 2) actively engage in research with undergraduate and graduate students; 3) contribute to our Clinical-Counseling track within our Master’s program, including supervision of graduate student research projects and practicum/internship training; 4) advise undergraduate and graduate students; and 5) participate in departmental and university service.  

Our department is comprised of an eclectic group of productive faculty, dedicated to our University’s mission of integrating liberal education, research, creative activity, and public engagement to prepare students to thrive as lifelong learners and globally engaged citizens. Our Masters of Arts in Psychological Science program includes tracks in Clinical-Counseling, Experimental, and Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Information about the department may be found at http://www.d.umn.edu/psy. The University of Minnesota Duluth was recently ranked one of the top 50 regional universities in the Midwest (U.S. News & World Report).

The city of Duluth, located approximately two and a half hours north of Minneapolis, is nationally ranked as one of the best and most affordable places to live and work. Perched on the shores of Lake Superior and surrounded by natural forests, Duluth offers some of the best outdoor recreational activities in the Midwest and boasts of thriving industries in technology, healthcare, aviation, and education.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Applicants for the tenure-track Assistant Professor position are required to have: 

  • D. in Psychology, from an accredited university, with a specialty in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology or a highly related field completed by start date of appointment
  • Evidence of a strong research agenda
  • Commitment to working with diverse populations and fostering diversity across campus

Applicants for the position of Associate Professor must meet the requirements above and have a distinguished record of academic achievement (scholarly research, teaching, and service) that satisfies the criteria for Associate Professor status in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Research interests that address current issues within Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology. Area of research experience might include, but is not limited to: assessment, intervention or prevention; developmental psychology; and/or advanced measurement and data analysis.
  • Experience providing supervision to students in applied settings and/or mentoring students with empirical research projects.
  • Evidence of successful and scholarly teaching in higher education
  • Experience working with diverse populations and fostering diversity across campus
  • Strong quantitative background and the ability to teach graduate level statistics courses

Application Details

The University of Minnesota requires applicants to apply online. For a complete job description and to apply for this position go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/and search for job opening 335338. 

Materials required for an application to be complete:

  • Letter of application
  • Statement of teaching philosophy that integrates a commitment to equity and diversity
  • Statement of research interests and a brief research plan for the next few years
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial graduate transcript(s)
  • Contact information for three references

The letter of application and curriculum vitae are uploaded during the application process. Once the application is submitted, return to the “My Job Applications” page and upload the other documents. Additional materials, including teaching evaluation summaries (if applicable) may be requested from a select group of applicants after initial screening is completed.

Review of complete applications will begin March 2, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Final candidates will be interviewed. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Start-up funding will be available.

Smoking, chewing tobacco, and the use of electronic cigarettes is prohibited on all UMD property, including indoor facilities, campus grounds, and University vehicles.

If you have started receiving retirement annuity payments from the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) or Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) your eligibility for this position may be impacted. Please contact MSRS or PERA for any eligibility limitations.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Individuals from underrepresented groups and US military veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact a University of Minnesota Access Consultant at 612-624-3316.

For questions about the position or the application process, please contact the search chair: Rick LaCaille at rlacaill@d.umn.edu or (218) 726-7411.

 

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Minnesota Duluth and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

Application Deadline

Open until filled. Review of applications will begin March 2, 2020.