Utah State University

  • Assistant Professor - Combined Clinical/Counseling Psychology

    City Logan Campus
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/24/2019 6:54 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Locations
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Classification
    E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
    Advertised Salary
    Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.
  • Overview

    Utah State University seeks candidates for a tenure-track 9-month academic year Assistant Professor position in the Combined Clinical/Counseling Psychology program to begin in August 2020. Applicants with a counseling specialization are preferred, but those with a clinical specialization are also encouraged to apply. Research areas in health psychology, health disparities, or innovative areas that complement that of existing Combined Program faculty are desirable. The position is open to those with research programs focused on child, adolescent, adult, and/or older adult populations. Candidates are urged to apply before October 25, 2019 for fullest consideration but review of applications will continue until the position is filled.


    1. Conduct research and scholarly activities. The successful candidate is expected to maintain a strong program of research and generate funding.
    2. Teach undergraduate and/or graduate classes within areas of expertise and program / department needs. The typical teaching load is four courses per year. Pre-tenure faculty have a reduced teaching load. Further releases may be provided with external funding or for other focused initiatives.
    3. Mentor graduate students, including chairing thesis/dissertation committees and/or providing clinical supervision.
    4. Serve on the Combined Clinical/Counseling program steering committee and engage in program development activities.
    5. Provide service contributions to the college, university, and department.


    1. Earned doctorate degree from an APA- or CPA-accredited program unless an international applicant.
    2. Demonstrate evidence (or potential) of productivity in research and scholarly activities.
    3. Demonstrate evidence (or potential) of effectiveness in teaching and mentoring.
    4. Eligible for Psychologist licensure in the state of Utah.
    5. Effective oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

    Required Documents

    Along with the online application, please attach:

    1) Current curriculum vita to be uploaded in the candidate profile under "Resume"

    2) Cover letter that highlights fit to the minimum and preferred qualifications to be typed during your application under "Cover letter"

    3) Research Statement (max. 2 pp) to be typed during your application under "Research Statement"

    4) Teaching Statement (max 1 p) to be typed during your application under "Teaching Philosophy"

    5) Materials that provide evidence of teaching and/or research effectiveness are desirable to be uploaded in your candidate profile in the "Documents..." section

    6) Diversity statement (max 1 p) that addresses how you advance diversity and inclusion in your research, teaching, and/or services provision to be typed during your application under "Other Documents Upload"

    7) An electronic copy of graduate school transcripts (.pdf, .doc, or .docx format) to be uploaded in your candidate profile in the "Documents..." section

    8) A list of the names and contact information for at least three references who are very familiar with your work to be provided in the candidate profile


    **Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

    Advertised Salary

    Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.


    Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  

    College/Department Highlights

    Department Highlights

    The Department of Psychology is located within the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. The department consists of over 30 faculty representing diverse areas of psychology. The department is one of the most research productive units in the college. Faculty enjoy collaborative relationships with those in the department as well as other departments in the college (e.g., Special Education and Rehabilitation) and across campus (e.g., Biology).


    College Highlights

    The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services graduate programs are ranked #1 in all of Utah and #26 in the nation according to the U.S. News and World Report. We are ranked 6th in the nation in total research dollars. Our college has placement rates at or above 94% for certified graduates seeking employment in special education, elementary education, speech-language pathology, audiology, and 18 secondary education fields.

    University Highlights

    Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 28,000 students (25,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students) on the Logan main campus, four regional campuses, two USU Eastern campuses, and 28 centers throughout the state. USU offers 162 undergraduate majors, 153 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. The 2018 rankings from Washington Monthly ranked USU as one of the top 30 national Universities and the 5th best public national university in the nation. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found at: https://www.usu.edu/about/at-a-glance/.


    A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


    The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. Additional information about Logan can be found at: http://www.loganutah.org/visitors/about_logan/index.php.


    USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university’s academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement (https://www.usu.edu/president/missionstatement/). USU is an AA/EO employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law. Learn more at https://equity.usu.edu/. USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program. Additional information can be found at: http://www.usu.edu/provost/faculty-life/dual-career-assistance.cfm.



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