Psychology, University of Connecticut

Position ID:UConn-Psychology-2014170 [#3396, 2014170]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Repost
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychology / Clinical
Appl Deadline:2013/12/20** finished (posted 2013/11/12, finished 2014/06/22, listed until 2013/12/20)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Position Summary


The Department of Psychology at the University of Connecticut in Storrs invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are especially interested in individuals having clinical and research expertise in the areas of developmental psychopathology and/or child clinical treatment.  The Clinical Division offers a concentration in child clinical psychology and the successful candidate will contribute to the child clinical research program and teaching of child clinical courses. Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate the existence of (or the promise of developing) an active research program in their area of expertise, a track record (or promise) of obtaining external research support, and a commitment to excellence in the teaching of undergraduates and graduate students.


The Psychology Department currently has 56 FT faculty and 135 FT doctoral students, offers Ph.D. programs in Behavioral Neuroscience, Clinical, Developmental, Experimental, I/0, and Social Psychology and strongly encourages collaborations between these areas. The Clinical Division offers specialized training in child clinical, neuropsychology, behavioral health and quantitative methods.


Minimum Qualifications:  Must have a Ph.D. from an APA accredited, doctoral clinical psychology program and be license-eligible in the State of Connecticut.  Must be able to contribute at the graduate level to the Clinical graduate training program and possess a background and research promise in the area of Developmental Psychopathology or Child Treatment.  Must be able to teach graduate courses in the Clinical Psychology Program as well as high enrollment (100+) undergraduate courses; and must demonstrate the existence of (or the promise of developing) a vibrant research program in their area of expertise in clinical psychology and a track record (or promise) of obtaining external research support.  Must have a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.


Preferred Qualifications:  Possess the ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.  Must be able to contribute to one or more of the department’s growing interdivisional emphases in neuropsychology, cognitive science, developmental psychopathology, behavioral health, and/or quantitative methods.

Appointment Terms

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2014.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and representative publications.  Names of three referees (with email, phone number and mailing address) should be included in the cover letter.  Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.  Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Deborah Fein, Chair of Search # 2014170, Department of Psychology, Unit 1020, 406 Babbidge Road, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-1020 (or inquires about this position  can be emailed to  Screening of applications will begin immediately.  Information about the Department can be found at 

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff.  The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community.  As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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

Further Info:
Department of Psychology
University of Connecticut
406 Babbidge Road, Unit 1020
Storrs, CT 06269-1020

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