University of Hawaii at Manoa, Psychology

Position ID:UHManoa-Psychology-TTAPCLIN [#23184, 83178]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Clinical Psychology / Research Area Open
Appl Deadline:2022/11/08 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/10/07, finished 2023/02/09)
Position Description:   URMs  

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University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Psychology 

Position ID:  83178

Position Title:  Assistant Professor 

Position Type:  Tenured/Tenure-track faculty

Position Location: Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, United States

Subject Area:  Clinical Psychology  

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on November 8, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by November 7, 2022, will be given priority. 


Position Description: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR


The Department of Psychology, College of Social Sciences, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UHM) in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi invites applicants for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in an APA accredited Clinical Psychology program, whose work lies broadly in the area of applied clinical science. Specific topics and populations are open, with a preference for candidates who work with and/or study adult populations. This is a 9-month, full-time, permanent, tenure-track appointment, position number 83178, to begin August 1, 2023, subject to position clearance and availability of funds. 


Our department and university have a strong commitment to the recruitment, retention, and advancement of diverse applicants ( We provide a strong mentoring program with one or more senior faculty available to new hires, as the new hire sees fit. We encourage women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. 


About the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa: UHM is an R1 (Very High Research Activity, Carnegie Classification) institution located on a beautiful arboretum campus. UHM is a land- grant, sea-grant, and space-grant university with the core mission of generating, preserving, and disseminating knowledge for the greater good of the people of the state of Hawaiʻand the world beyond through teaching, research, and service in a way that promotes inclusiveness and beneficence for all. The university is committed to a diverse, equitable, and welcoming campus community in which every member can thrive, and is a place of learning dedicated to perpetuating the values, culture, language, traditions, and customs of the Kānaka Maoli.  


Hawaiʻi is a special place to live and work, with a vibrant statewide diverse population and tremendous physical beauty.  Children raised in Hawaiʻi are naturally exposed to and immersed in diverse ethnocultural traditions and practices.


Duties: Develop a strong research program, seek extramural funding, publish research in peer-reviewed journals, teach introductory and upper-level graduate and undergraduate courses, mentor students in the candidate's areas of interest, and provide service to the department, college, and university.  Other duties as assigned by the chair.


Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an APA-accredited program or an accredited college, university, or foreign equivalent, before August 1, 2023. ABDs will be considered only if all degree requirements will be met before August 1, 2023; ABDs must submit a letter from their committee chair attesting that the dissertation and all degree requirements will be completed prior to the date of hire; ability to teach courses for the undergraduate curriculum and the APA-approved graduate program; ability to provide clinical supervision for practicum students; and must be able to obtain licensure within two years of hiring. 


Desirable qualifications: Given the multicultural and diverse context of UHM, we seek candidates with the potential to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion at UH and in the field as a whole, and whose research has implications for addressing behavioral health disparities. 


Salary range: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


To Apply: Submit curriculum vitae, a cover letter addressing how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, up to three relevant publications, course evaluations, three letters of recommendation, and statements summarizing your teaching interests and research interests. Please also submit a diversity statement that addresses past experience, activities, and future plans to advance equity, inclusion, and diversity in your professional career. Finalists must be prepared to submit copies of official transcripts prior to a campus visit. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.


Inquiries: Dr. Tony Papa, Search Committee Chair, (808) 956-8107,


Continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on November 8, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by November 7, 2022, will be given priority. 


Application Submission and Materials Required: Submit the following items electronically via this website to complete your application:

·       Cover letter 

·       Curriculum Vitae 

·       Research Statement 

·       Teaching Statement 

·       Diversity Statement 

·       Course evaluations 

·       Three Relevant Publications 

·       Three reference letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers via this site)

The University of Hawaiʻi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, National Guard absence, or status as a covered veteran. For more information or inquiries regarding these policies, please refer to the following link:   

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.             

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Accommodation Request:  The University of Hawaiʻi complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the EEO coordinator directly.  Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.  For further information, please refer to the following link: 

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
(808) 956-8107