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Penn State University

The Department of Psychology at Penn State seeks a full-time Director for the Penn State Psychological Clinic ( The Psychological Clinic is a fully licensed comprehensive outpatient community mental health center for the region, as well as the training and research site for the Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology.

The clinic is among the largest associated with a doctoral training program in the United States, providing psychological and neuropsychological assessment for adults, adolescents, and children, psychological and psychiatric outpatient treatment for adults, families, adolescents, and children, as well as school- and community-based intervention programs. The Psychological Clinic also employs 2 full-time assistant directors and several full and part time clinical and administrative staff. Penn State is an APA accredited clinical science doctoral program (APCS/PCSAS accreditation pending). The Psychological Clinic facilitates the seamless integration of research and practice in clinical training with a fully developed practice-research network for conducting clinical investigations.

The Directorship is a 12 month clinical faculty appointment, with a multi-year renewable contract and the opportunity for advancement in rank (non-tenure line). Responsibilities for the position include coordination of clinical services, staff supervision, budget administration, teaching and supervising graduate students in evidence-based therapy and assessment practices, consultation with community agencies, program development, and facilitation of clinical research. The director is a fully participating member of the clinical doctoral program and university community. Candidates must have a doctorate from an APA approved program, have completed an accredited internship and be eligible for licensure in PA. Prefer at least 5 years of related experience, knowledge of HIPPA regulations and mental health law, and a strong interest in the integration of science and practice. Prior research experience is also desirable. Start date is negotiable.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a CV, and statements describing i) clinical training and expertise, ii) approach to clinical supervision, and iii) research interests and experience. Selected (re)prints are also welcome but not required. Please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent electronically to with the subject line of (Director, Penn State Psychological Clinic). Questions regarding the application process can be emailed to Kelly Confer at, and questions regarding the position can be sent to Dr. Louis Castonguay at Review of applications will begin March 15 and continue until the position is filled.


Tenure Track

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Department of Psychology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Clinical Psychology. We invite applications from individuals with expertise in any domain relevant to clinical psychology, and individuals with experience in neuropsychology are particularly encouraged to apply.This position will begin in August, 2017. The Department has three Ph.D. programs (Clinical, Counseling, and Experimental) and comprises 32 faculty and four full-time lecturers. Information about the Department and the Clinical Program is online at Candidates must have received the Ph.D. from an APA-accredited program and should have a strong research record, enthusiasm for teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and potential for extramural funding.

Applicants should electronically submit their vita, research statement, representative publications, teaching statement, representative teaching materials and three letters of recommendation to Ms. Connie Ogle at (please state “Clinical Psychology Search Committee” in the subject line). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non- discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.


Michigan State University

The Psychology Department at Michigan State University is seeking an outstanding psychologist with expertise in quantitative methods for an assistant- or associate-professor level tenure system appointment effective August 16, 2017. We welcome applications from scholars in any area of psychology, particularly those with interdisciplinary interests.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong program of visible research, seek external funding, and commit to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Although quantitative methods do not need to be their primary research focus, we are especially interested in candidates with expertise in one or more of the following approaches: longitudinal methods, multi-level modeling, measurement/psychometrics, multivariate methods, advanced structural equation modeling techniques, latent variable models, categorical data analysis, Bayesian data analysis, computational modeling, meta-analysis, propensity score analysis, and/or system dynamics. Interest in teaching classes in some of these areas is desired. The person filling this position may affiliate with any of the six graduate programs within the department: Behavioral Neuroscience, Clinical, Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience, Ecological/Community, Organizational, or Social/Personality.

For more information about the department, visit: Applicants must complete an online application at (posting #4029). Applications should include a CV, statements of research and teaching interests, and three representative reprints. Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be emailed to (Attn: Quantitative Search). Consideration of applications will begin October 10, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation. MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer.

Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Richard Lucas at

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