The Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Georgia has an opening for a clinical assistant professor to begin August 1st, 2019. The position is affiliated with the School Psychology Program and the program’s on-campus clinic.
The mission of the School Psychology Program is to train clinically-skilled PhD level scientists who are prepared for careers in research and practice. The program is accredited by the American Psychological Association and approved by the National Association of School Psychologists. To complement our training model, we seek an individual to support instruction and training in our highly regarded School Psychology Clinic. Information about the department and clinic may be found at http://coe.uga.edu/directory/departments/educational-psychology.
The successful applicant will be expected to direct/manage the School Psychology Clinic, provide instruction in didactic and practicum courses, and supervise cases in the clinic. The clinical assistant professor will also serve as the coordinator of external practica and internships. In addition, the successful applicant will participate in faculty governance and contribute to the collegial community of the School Psychology Program and the larger Department of Educational Psychology.
Qualifications include an earned doctorate at the time of employment with a specialization in school psychology, child-clinical psychology, or a closely related field. The individual must be eligible for licensure as a psychologist in the state of Georgia and maintain this license while employed in the position.
Appointment effective August 1st, 2019.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest addressing qualifications in the areas detailed above, a current curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation. Unofficial copies of transcripts can be submitted with the application package. Formal transcripts will be required only from finalists.
All materials should be submitted electronically to:
Questions may be addressed to the search committee chair Dr. Amy Reschly (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications received by April 30th, 2019 are assured of full consideration. The University of Georgia (www.uga.edu) is a land grant/sea grant institution. Its main campus is located in Athens, Georgia, 75 miles northeast of Atlanta. Athens is known for its music, art, and food as well as its accessibility to the Atlanta area (see www.visitathensga.com and www.georgia.gov).
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Hiring is contingent on proof of eligibility to work in the United States and completion of a background check, among other requirements. This position is contingent on the continued availability of funding.