Faculty Openings : The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Professor - Director of Clinical Training (DCT) - Tenured
The Department of Psychology at the University of Houston seeks to hire a senior, tenure track faculty member to assume directorship of its Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology.
The program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association and has specialty tracks in child-family, adult behavior disorders and clinical neuropsychology. Area of specialization within clinical is open, but individuals whose specific area of research aligns with current program tracks and departmental research foci will be given special consideration.
Commitment to excellence in research and teaching at the graduate level, and in supervision of graduate research and clinical practica in a university-based clinic is required. Past experience as DCT in a Department of Psychology at a research intensive university is desirable. Successful applicants must demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, and have a record of securing external funding for their research.
Candidates with a background in neuropsychology, child clinical, depression, domestic violence, or addictions are especially encouraged to apply, as are candidates who can interface with the department's graduate programs in Social/Health Psychology, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, and Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
Additional information on the Department of Psychology is available at http://www.psychology.uh.edu.
The University of Houston is a Carnegie designated Tier One research university, and has also been designated Tier One for Community Engagement. Located in the heart of the nation's fourth largest city, UH is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse public research universities in the nation, with roughly 38,000 students on the main campus. Ten minutes away is the world's largest medical center, the Texas Medical Center (TMC), with whom we are linked through federal grants, research institutes, faculty appointments, student practicum placements, and research. Rice University, with whom we also have long-term connections, is nearby as well. We also maintain extensive partnerships with industries, school districts, and mental health groups in the greater Houston area for research, training, and consulting.
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2012.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Applicants should send a letter of interest describing their experience and philosophy in clinical training and program administration, names of three references, a current curriculum vita, representative papers, and evidence of excellence in teaching.
Applications should be addressed to
Dr. Michael J. Zvolensky
Director of Clinical Training Faculty Search Committee
Department of Psychology
University of Houston, TX 77204-5022.
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action:
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.