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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This is a continuous recruitment. Consideration of applications will begin on December 20, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Applications received after December 19, 2017, may not receive consideration. All applications should be submitted online at http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/26836. Complete applications will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, and a statement of teaching interests. Candidates should arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent to psych-facultysearch@uwm.edu.

Position Information

Posting Details

Official Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Working Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Position Number 02182584
Division B48 College of Letters and Science
Department B4879 PSYCHOLOGY
Position Type Faculty
Appointment Type Tenured Faculty, Tenure Track Faculty
FLSA Status Exempt
Percent 100
Posting Type Faculty
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

UWM is among the nation’s major research universities and is one of the two centers of doctoral study in the University of Wisconsin system. UWM is a Carnegie Research 1 institution. It is located in a vibrant urban setting on Milwaukee’s North Shore close to Lake Michigan. It serves more than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students, with the most diverse population of any school in the UW system.

The Clinical Psychology program is a member of the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science. The department has rich collaborative connections with the Milwaukee community and area hospitals (e.g., Medical College of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Rogers Memorial Hospital, Milwaukee VA Medical Center).

Job Summary

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track position in our APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Program. The appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek to hire an intervention researcher who is interested in collaborative translational research focusing on interventions for emotional and/or behavioral disorders broadly conceived, including outcomes, mechanisms of treatment effectiveness, dissemination and implementation, intervention in primary care settings, applications for diverse populations, use of new technologies and telehealth, or other related areas. Our program and department have current strengths in the areas of neuroscience and health psychology, including affective and anxiety disorders, emotion, disinhibition and impulse control, adolescent substance use, pediatric psychology, and developmental disabilities. UWM is also a research site for the landmark NIH-initiative, the ABCD Study (https://abcdstudy.org/), which is the largest long-term study of brain development and child and adolescent health in the United States. While we are especially interested in candidates with strong potential for collaboration with existing department faculty, the population of interest for the current position is open.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. (completed by August 2018) in Clinical Psychology or related field. We are seeking an applicant who embodies the integration of research and clinical practice. Preference will be given to applicants with strong potential for extramural funding, demonstrated research productivity, post-doctoral training, excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching, and the potential to collaborate with current faculty. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the graduate Clinical Psychology curriculum by conducting clinical supervision of graduate students in our in-house Psychology Training Clinic and teaching graduate coursework. Candidates will also teach at the undergraduate level. Applicants must be licensed or license-eligible in Wisconsin.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. (completed by August 2018) in Clinical Psychology or related field.

Licensure or eligibility for Licensure as a Psychologist in Wisconsin and eligible for listing in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong potential for extramural funding

Demonstrated research productivity

Translational and/or Intervention Focus

Postdoctoral training

Potential to collaborate with current faculty

Teaching interests in areas that support core clinical program curriculum

Excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching

Application Instructions

This is a continuous recruitment. Consideration of applications will begin on December 20, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Applications received after December 19, 2017, may not receive consideration.

All applications should be submitted online at http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/26836.
Complete applications will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, and a statement of teaching interests. Candidates should arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent to psych-facultysearch@uwm.edu.

Application Deadline
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 12/20/2017
Position Contact Name Christine Larson
Contact Phone 414-229-4996
Contact Email larsoncl@uwm.edu
Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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AA/EO Statement
UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Interest
  4. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

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