Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology
Deadline for Applications is Extended to 1/31/2021

Code: 16689 Posted: 10/01/2020

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology.

The Department of Psychology in the College of Natural and Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Clinical Psychology to begin August 2021. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence (in-person and online), have the ability to fulfill requirements in scholarship and research, contribute service to the university, college, department, profession, and community, and possess a strong appreciation for the University's student-centered mission. The Department is especially interested in candidates with research programs involving undergraduates and that fall under the specialization of clinical psychology. Candidates will be expected to teach courses online (the university provides training, but prior experience will be accepted), and in teaching some of following courses: Abnormal Psychology, Psychological Assessment, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Health Psychology, and/or Psychology of Personality. Prior experience can include teaching assistantships. Opportunities to teach in the graduate counseling program may become available. The teaching load is 24 credits annually (4/4 standard fall/spring course teaching load). Depending on the needs of the department, opportunities to teach courses during the summer and winterim semesters may be available for additional compensation.

Essential Job Functions


60% Teaching:

Teaching courses in Clinical Psychology, and other Psychology courses at the undergraduate and (possibly) graduate level.

30% Scholarly Research

10% Service:

Service to Psychology Department, College of Natural and Health Sciences, UW-Parkside, profession and community

Essential Knowledge And Abilities

  • Knowledge and ability to teach Clinical Psychology, and other Psychology courses at the undergraduate level and (possibly) graduate level
  • Knowledge and ability to conduct research and scholarly activities within a chosen sub-field of psychology related to Clinical Psychology.
  • The position is not responsible for money or university funds of accounts which hold financial information
  • Ergonomic requirements: sufficient mobility and dexterity to move around office, campus and community. Ability to work with keyboard, mouse and monitor. Ability to attend meetings, workshops, seminars and conferences.
  • Equipment to be used on the job: laptop or desktop computer, printer, copier, projector, telephone including voice mail and FAX

Education, Experience, Training and/or Certifications


  • Ph.D., or equivalent in Clinical Psychology or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited program. ABD will also be considered; however, contract renewal will be contingent on completing degree within one-year of date of hire.
  • Demonstrated excellence in empirical research. Focus of research within clinical psychology specialties and areas (e.g., clinical child psychology, health psychology, psychopathology, health disparities, assessment, treatment) is open.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching as instructor of record for face-to-face psychology course.
  • Demonstrated preparedness for online course delivery. Preparedness can include willingness to go through UW-Parkside training to teach online, experience teaching a hybrid or online psychology course, creation of online course material, delivery of course material via Learning Management System(s), certification in online course delivery, or other relevant experience or expertise regarding online course delivery.
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate depending on qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

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Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable at application stage)
  • Names and emails of three professional references
  • Teaching evaluations (either student evaluations of teaching or formal evaluation of teaching by faculty/staff)
  • Reprints of selected publications

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday November 1, 2020 are ensured full consideration.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Laura Menarek
Available Until: 02/01/2021

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