Asst Professor in Child Clinical Psychology @ Arizona State University

Sep 04, 2019

Assistant Professor Arizona State University Department of Psychology 

The Department of Psychology at Arizona State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology beginning August 2020. This is an academic year, benefits-eligible position. The successful candidate will be expected to make scholarly contributions in child-clinical psychology, mentor graduate students, contribute to teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and participate in service to the department, university and profession as appropriate.

The clinical psychology doctoral program adheres to the Clinical Science training model (accredited by PCSAS), and has nationally recognized strengths in child clinical psychology, the prevention of child mental health problems among at-risk children, and clinical health psychology. The ASU Psychology Department is a dynamic, highly collaborative community with doctoral training areas in behavioral neuroscience, clinical, cognitive science, developmental, quantitative, and social psychology.  Strongly aligned with the ASU Charter, the Department is committed to meeting the needs of diverse student populations and reaching out to diverse communities. The Department is highly successful in attracting external funding, ranked 13th in the most recent NSF HERD ratings. We benefit from innovative research collaborations within and across training areas, across units within the University and with multiple agencies and medical centers in the Phoenix community, including Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Barrow Neurological Institute, Mayo Clinic, and TGen. Particularly relevant to child clinical psychology is the Psychology Department’s REACH Institute, focused on increasing community access to evidence-based prevention programs, Child Study Lab serving preschool children from the community, and an NIH-funded T32 training program focused on drug abuse prevention. Research emphases of cross-disciplinary teams within the ASU Psychology Department include (but are not limited to) the study of culture and diverse populations, health and health disparities, aging, stress, addiction, prevention and community intervention, implementation science, developmental psychopathology, evolutionary psychology, behavior genetics, cognitive neuroscience, and modern approaches to measurement, research design and data analysis.

The requirements for this position include: (1) a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the time of appointment; (2) evidence of scholarly contributions in child-clinical psychology; and (3) evidence of quality teaching relative to the candidate’s level of experience. Desired qualifications are: 1) The ability of the candidate’s research program to connect with one or more of the departmental research strengths outlined above; and 2) The ability to cultivate and support a diverse faculty and student population. 

To apply, please submit the following as pdf(s) through Interfolio at  (a) a curriculum vitae, (b) reprints and/or preprints of three representative publications, (c) a statement addressing research experience and interests, (d) a statement addressing teaching experience and interests, (e) a statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence, and (f) three letters of recommendation which should be uploaded by your recommenders to Interfolio directly. Email and paper applications will not be accepted.

Inquiries concerning the search should be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Laurie Chassin, at  Be sure to include “Clinical Search” in the subject line when sending e-mails.

Initial deadline for receipt of complete applications is October 15, 2019.  If not filled, review of complete applications will continue every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. 

Arizona State University is located in the Phoenix/Scottsdale metropolitan area. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.  

A background check is required for employment. 

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. ASU’s full non- discrimination statement (ACD 401) is located on the ASU website at and 

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