The Department of Psychology at Southern Utah University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions, one Clinical, one Experimental. The areas of research specialization are open. These are full-time, 9-month positions, beginning August 2022. The salary range will be based on CUPA benchmarks. SUU offers a competitive benefits package. First consideration of applications will begin Feb 1, 2022, with the positions remaining open until filled.
For the Experimental position, we seek a broadly trained experimental psychologist who is committed to excellence in teaching and high impact educational practices. Duties include teaching a total of 12 undergraduate/graduate credit hours per semester, making scholarly/creative contributions including mentoring undergraduate research, and providing service at the department, college, and university levels. The specific course assignments are negotiable and may include Social Psychology, Motivation and Emotion, Personality, Research Design, Statistics, History and Systems, Literature Review, Psychology of Gender, General Psychology, or other courses within the candidate's qualifications.
Qualified applicants will hold a Ph.D. in Experimental, Social, or a related field of Psychology. Area of research specialization is open. ABD's will be considered if the degree will be conferred prior to the starting date for the position. Applicants should demonstrate excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, have a commitment to undergraduate research, possess strong interpersonal skills, and have the ability to work collaboratively across disciplines in an academic setting.
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For the Clinical position, we seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that encourages and values diverse perspectives, varied life experiences, contrasting groups of individuals, and innovative ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual engagement and exchange. We are interested in attracting faculty committed to recruiting and retaining diverse students and who adhere to models of inclusive pedagogy, research, and clinical training. The Department is committed to being a place where a mix of talented professionals and students want to come, to stay, to do their best work, and to thrive in an atmosphere of collegiality. We are focused on fostering an environment of equality that is inclusive of one's race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and all the other characteristics that make us different. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. Preference is given to candidates who articulate specifically why SUU is a good professional fit for them.
Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. (an Ed.D. may be considered) in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited doctoral program, demonstrate excellence in teaching, and have a commitment to student research, community engagement, and other high impact educational practices. Preferred specializations include substance abuse treatment, suicidology, eating disorders, and experience in rural and underserved populations. Other dimensions of clinical work may be considered. Experience in evidence-based engaged learning pedagogies is also desired. Experience in training graduate students will be considered an added strength. Qualified individuals will be licensed or license eligible in Utah. Strong interpersonal skills and collegiality are essential. In accordance with Utah State Code 53B-110, appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful passing of a background check.
Duties include teaching a combination of 12 graduate and undergraduate credit hours per semester, including clinical supervision of doctoral students in the new Psy.D. program (https://www.suu.edu/psyd/), making scholarly/creative contributions, and providing departmental, college, and/or university service/leadership. The specific course assignments are negotiable but should include, in order of need, some combination of the following: Addictions Treatment, Principles of Assessment, Practicum, Drugs and Behavior, Psychometrics, Counseling & Psychotherapy, Group Dynamics, Case Conceptualization, Professional Ethics, Abnormal Psychology, General Psychology, or other specialized classes that suit the candidate's qualifications.