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Assistant/Associate Professor, Clinical Health Psychology

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
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Oct 21, 2021

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*Position Number:*001373
*Working Title:*Assistant/Associate Professor, Clinical Health Psychology
*Classification Title:*9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured Faculty
*College:*Col Liberal Arts & Science (Col)
*Department:*Psychological Science
*Position Designation:*Faculty
*Employment Type:*Permanent - Full-time
*Months per year:*9
*Primary Purpose of Department:*The Department of Psychology is an academic community of teacher/scholars and doctoral, master's, and undergraduate students that is engaged in advancing the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge in traditional areas of Psychology in general and applied areas of Psychology in particular. The Department of Psychology seeks to provide quality undergraduate education and to attain national and international recognition for research and graduate training in Health Psychology and Organizational Sciences. We strive to achieve our mission in order to:

- To prepare students for careers in science and professional practice in Health Psychology and Organizational Science;
- To advance basic and applied psychological research
- To build connections with and make contributions that benefit our local community.

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences advances the ethical discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge and creativity, and - by building the academic programs for tomorrow - educates students to be informed, critical thinkers and competent communicators, to work successfully in a world of increasing diversity and change, and to be engaged citizens in a global society.
*Vacancy Open to:*All Candidates
*Description of Work:*The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development - Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities - All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member's discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession - All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.
To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website:
*Essential Duties and Responsibilities:*A PhD degree from an APA-accredited Clinical Psychology program; an established program of research in clinical health psychology; a demonstrated record of (or strong promise for) external funding for research in clinical health psychology, commensurate with rank; an ability to teach and mentor a diverse student population at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; licensure (or eligibility to be licensed) as a health service psychologist in North Carolina. Applicants who progress to the screening interview will be asked to discuss how the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion are incorporated into their teaching, research, and clinical supervision. The successful candidate will support our department's mission to be fully diverse, inclusive, and equitable. This position will have joint teaching and research responsibilities in the Department of Psychological Science and the Health Psychology PhD program.
*Minimum Experience/Education:*UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
*Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:*Experience in clinical health training and supervision; interest in teaching undergraduate courses on the biological basis of behavior and graduate courses on psychological assessment; research areas of particular interest include health equity issues, clinical health or psychophysiological interventions, addiction psychology, health behavior change, pediatric psychology, and behavioral management of chronic health conditions.
*Special Notes to Applicants:*Applications must be submitted electronically at []( (position number: 001373). Please attach the following documents with your electronic application: (1) letter of interest in the position explaining how you meet the requirements, (2) a statement of research and teaching interests, (3) curriculum vitae, (4) up to three representative publications, (5) evidence of teaching, mentoring and clinical supervision effectiveness (if available), and (6) names and contact information for three individuals who could serve as references. The selected candidate will be required to submit an official transcript of their highest earned degree. Please contact the search committee Chair, Dr. Jennifer Webb (, with any questions about the position or the application process. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. Applicants subject to criminal background check.
*Job Open Date:*08/30/2021
*Open Until Filled:*Yes
*Date Review of Applications will Begin:*10/01/2021
*Proposed Hire Date:*08/15/2022
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