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

Clinical Psychologist

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

Wayne State University - Department of Psychology -   See this job on our site

Job is in: Detroit, MI US

Contact: Valerie Simon

Post Date: September 22, 2022
Job Starts: August 1, 2023
Application Deadline: July 31, 2023

The Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program in the Department of Psychology at Wayne State University (WSU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August 2023. Outstanding applications at the Associate Professor level will also be considered. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research aligns with the University’s longstanding mission of advancing knowledge and solutions in areas that directly benefit urban communities. Areas of research focus could include, but are not limited to, mental health disparities, culturally-informed psychological assessment and intervention, or diversity, equity, and inclusion in clinical psychological science training and practice. Qualified candidates in any sub-specialty area of Clinical Psychology are encouraged to apply. Classroom teaching (undergraduate and graduate), mentoring, clinical supervision and professional service are also integral responsibilities of this position. The Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program follows a scientist-practitioner training model and has been continually accredited by the American Psychological Association since 1960. We offer intensive training in clinical neuropsychology and child/adolescent clinical psychology, with additional opportunities in clinical health psychology, clinical/community psychology, and substance abuse/dependence. Our extensive network of affiliated faculty and facilities provides research and clinical training in various other areas, such as infant mental health, gerontology, rehabilitation, forensics, and primary care. The program also operates a Psychology Clinic, which serves as a training hub for doctoral students, provides affordable assessment and intervention services, and actively collaborates with other community agencies (e.g., pediatric care clinics, area schools, service programs) to offer behavioral health services to the greater Detroit community. Qualifications for the Position: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA- or PCSAS-accredited clinical training program. Strong record of research productivity and potential for external funding in any area of clinical psychology that aligns with WSU’s mission of advancing knowledge and solutions related to urban health. Demonstrated commitment to promoting and sustaining diversity, equity, and inclusion in leadership, teaching, and mentoring in a collaborative environment. • Licensure or license eligibility is desired, though not required. Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, go to and search for posting number 046779. Applicants should submit the following directly to the online system: Cover letter CV Key reprints/preprints Statement of research interests Statement of teaching interests and evidence of teaching effectiveness if available Statement that addresses your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in research, teaching, and service as well as how your work supports the success of students from racial, ethnic, gender, and other diverse backgrounds List of at least three references who could be contacted. Questions concerning this position may be directed to Dr. Valerie Simon, Chair of the Search Committee, at Equal Opportunity Employer Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high-quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. Wayne State University is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.