Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology

Assistant Professor – Clinical Psychology, University of Illinois Chicago (UIC)

About this job: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, CLINICAL/PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Psychology

Job is in: Chicago, IL Un

Contact: Jessie Morris-Forristall

Post Date: August 2, 2021
Job Starts: August 16, 2022
Application Deadline: October 15, 2021

The Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois Chicago seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Clinical Psychology to begin August, 2022. The successful candidate will have a promising program of research, will contribute to teaching and student success at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will demonstrate competency in incorporating principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the research and teaching contexts. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a research focus on psychopathology; health promotion and intervention; or dissemination and implementation science. However, all areas of research excellence will be considered. Given the department’s commitment to training students from historically underrepresented backgrounds, as well as UIC’s emphasis on serving the surrounding communities, we strongly encourage applications from candidates whose work incorporates and/or benefits populations that are traditionally underserved or understudied in Psychology. Salary is competitive, research conditions are excellent, and there are extensive opportunities for collaboration on campus and at universities and medical institutions in the Chicago metropolitan area. UIC is a leading urban public research university located in the heart of Chicago and is federally designated as a Minority-Serving Institution. Final authorization of the position is subject to availability of funding. For additional information about the Psychology department and the clinical psychology program see Applicants must submit an online application to the UIC Job Board ( and upload a cover letter, CV, research statement, and teaching statement. Applicants should also provide a diversity statement that discusses past and planned future contributions to diversity and inclusion (e.g., teaching, research, and service). In the online application there will be fields for you to enter the email addresses of three individuals who can provide letters of reference. Questions about the application process should be directed to Jessie Morris-Forristall at Apply by October 15, 2021. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee co-chairs, Dr. Erin Berenz ( and Dr. Michael Meinzer ( Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. by the time of their appointment and have completed an APA-approved internship and demonstrate scholarly productivity and the potential for obtaining external funding. The University of Illinois Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or disability status. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, see the HR website.