University of Hawaii at Manoa, Psychology

Position ID:UHManoa-Psychology-TTAPCLIN23 [#25674]
Position Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Clinical Psychology / Child - Adolescent, Research area open
Psychology / psychology
Appl Deadline:2023/11/13 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/09/12, finished 2024/02/02, listed until 2024/12/29)
Position Description:   URMs  

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University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Department of Psychology, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology

Position Title:   Assistant Professor (Clinical Psychology)
Position Number: Pending Position Number
Hiring Unit: UHM College of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology
Location: Manoa Campus
Date Posted: 09/12/2023

Closing Date: EXTENDED  - Review of applications will begin on November 14, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by November 13, 2023, will be given priority. 

Monthly Type: 9 Month
Tenure Track:   Tenure-track
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Temporary/Permanent: Permanent

Other Conditions:
The Department of Psychology, College of Social Sciences, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor (I-3) in an APA-accredited Clinical Psychology program whose work lies broadly in the areas of applied clinical science and the study of child/adolescent populations. This is a 9-month, full-time, permanent, tenure-track appointment, to begin August 1, 2024, subject to position clearance and availability of funds. 

Our department and university are strongly committed to recruiting, retaining, and advancing applicants to ensure the inclusion of diverse backgrounds and the promotion of gender equity ( We provide a 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. 

More information about the Department is available at

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

About the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa: Hawaiʻi is a special place to live and work, with a vibrant statewide diverse population and tremendous physical beauty. University of Hawaiʻi 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 Hawaiʻi and 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 (indigenous people of Hawaiʻi). Children raised in Hawaiʻi are naturally exposed to and immersed in diverse ethnocultural traditions and practices.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Develop a strong research program;
2. Seek extramural funding;
3. Publish research in peer-reviewed journals;
4. Teach introductory and upper-level graduate and undergraduate courses as assigned by the Department Chair;
5. Mentor students in the candidate's areas of interest;
6. Provide service to the department, college, university, and relevant professional communities; 
7. Other duties as assigned by the Department Chair.  
Minimum Qualifications: 
1. A Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA or PCSAS accredited program or an accredited college, university, or foreign equivalent, before August 1, 2024. 
a. ABDs will be considered only if all degree requirements will be met before August 1, 2024; 
b. 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; 
2. Research focus on child/adolescent populations;
3. Potential for/demonstrated scholarly achievement;
4. Ability to teach courses for the undergraduate curriculum and the APA-approved graduate program; 
5. Ability to provide clinical supervision for practicum students;
6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with students, faculty, staff and/or administration;
7. Must be able to obtain licensure within two years of hiring. 

Desirable qualifications:
1. Demonstrated interest in, and the potential to contribute to, diversity, equity, and inclusion at UH and in the field as a whole.
2. Demonstrated scholarly activities with implications for addressing behavioral health disparities.
 To Apply: Please submit the following required documents on this site:
1. Curriculum vitae;
2. Cover letter addressing how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications;
3. Up to three (3) relevant course evaluations and sample syllabi;
4. Up to three (3) relevant publications;
5. Three (3) letters of recommendation (to be submitted online by the reference writers via individual links generated by Academic Jobs Online);
6. A statement outlining your program of research and plans for the future;
7. A statement summarizing your teaching philosophy and interests;
8. A statement addressing past experience, activities, and future plans to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in your professional career. 

Finalists must be prepared to submit copies of official transcripts prior to a campus visit. Official transcripts will be required for hire.

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

EEO/AA, Clery Act, ADA
The University of Hawai'i 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.

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawai'i may be viewed at:, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office.

Accommodation Request:  The University of Hawai'i complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the EEO coordinator directly.  Determination on 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
2530 Dole Street
Sakamaki C-400
Honolulu, HI 96822