Utah State University

Psychologist / Clinical Assistant Professor - Psychology

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 3 months ago(8/10/2021 12:59 PM)
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E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.


The Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence and the Psychology Department seeks candidates for a Psychologist position.  Applicants must have experience in evaluating individuals for Autism and other developmental disorders.  The hired individual will have a faculty appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychology and serve as a member of the School Psychology Program faculty. This position is eligible for H-1B visa sponsorship.


Located on the main campus in Logan, Utah, this is a 1 FTE, 12-month fiscal year position.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2022.

Inquiries may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Gretchen Peacock. (435 797-0721; gretchen.peacock@usu.edu).


  • Engage in evaluations for individuals suspected of Autism and other developmental concerns (e.g., learning disabilities, ADHD) as part of an interprofessional team.
  • Supervise psychology student trainees in conducting psychological evaluations.
  • Teach classes in the School Psychology program in the Psychology Department.  Teaching load will initially consist of Psychoeducational Assessment (taught in spring semester each year) and Practicum in School Psychology (taken by all second-year school psychology students and taught both fall and spring semesters).
  • As time and expertise permits, supervise school psychology students in other psychological activities, including within a school-based mental health collaborative.
  • Serve as a member of the School Psychology Program faculty.
  • Engage in service and outreach activities to support the mission of the Sorenson Center and the School Psychology Program.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree in Psychology from an APA- or CPA-accredited program. (All requirements for the degree must be completed prior to start date.)
  • Licensure in Utah (or eligibility for licensure) as a psychologist.
  • Experience and training in Autism evaluations, including proficiency with the ADOS-2.
  • Knowledge of school psychology and school systems.
  • Familiarity with psychoeducational assessment as well as ethical and legal mandates related to the practice of school psychology. 
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal skills as well as ability to work well in a team setting.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of an APA-accredited internship.
  • Doctoral degree in school psychology.
  • Experience working in an interprofessional health care setting.
  • Eligibility for educational licensure as a School Psychologist (through the Utah State Board of Education).
  • Licensed as a psychologist for at least 2 years.
  • Experience providing mental health services to youth.
  • Experience working in the K-12 school setting.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1) Current curriculum vita (CV) to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile

2) Cover letter describing qualifications for the position to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile at the beginning of your application in the Documents 1-10


**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). The School Psychology Program withint the department consists of 4 faculty with a range of research and clinical expertise including school mental health, autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders, self-regulated learning, and parent training. The Program offers a specialist and doctoral degree and boasts small cohorts with a strong emphasis on research and clinical training.


College Highlights

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services is home to eight departments and is committed to providing the best learning opportunities and educational research in the state of Utah. Our programs are strengthened by an on-campus elementary laboratory school and five stand-alone centers, including the Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence. The college offers clinical services to the community across the human lifespan and provide students with real-world service and research opportunities.


SCCE Highlights 

The Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence (SCCE; https://scce.usu.edu) provides comprehensive clinical services and applied training across the lifespan, integrating across several programs and departments. Services are provided by teams of dedicated trainees and professionals who also engage in cutting-edge research related to clinical practices and interventions.  Services provided in the SCCE include: Hearing and Balance, Speech-Language, Behavioral Health (including Psychology, Psychiatry, and Marriage and Family Therapy), and applied behavior analysis services. The Behavior Health clinic includes an Integrated Assessment team that conducts comprehensive interdisciplinary evaluations for youth and adults with suspected developmental / behavioral concerns. 

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 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. 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 here.


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.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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