Assistant Professor of Psychology Clinical/Counseling
|Workplace||Seattle, Washington, USA|
School / Campus / College: University of Washington, Tacoma
Organization: School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology Clinical/Counseling
Position DescriptionThe School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (SIAS) and the division of Social, Behavioral, and Human Sciences (SBHS) at the University of Washington Tacoma (UWT) is seeking to hire a tenure-track assistant professor in clinical or counseling psychology to engage in research and teaching that supports the unit’s commitment to equity and social justice. This is a full-time tenure track position with a 9-month service period to begin September, 2023. Our campus has expanded significantly in the last two decades and the psychology major is one of the largest majors at UWT. Our division includes psychologists and social scientists across areas of social, developmental, community, cognitive, clinical, counseling, and health psychology. Our division values equitable scheduling and all faculty contribute to teaching foundational psychology courses. We are building a growing community of scholars to collectively support our psychology curriculum and add programs of research that are transformative and future-oriented.
The successful candidate will be expected to uphold the Division’s commitment to supporting diverse student populations through inclusive teaching practices and through the integration of effective pedagogical techniques and technologies into teaching/learning. They will also be expected to support the Division’s commitment to institutional, professional, and community service.
Area of specialization within clinical or counseling psychology is open, but successful candidates will be expected to engage in and sustain robust research within the field of psychology. Applicants will be expected to provide high quality teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate level, including engaging students in research, and to promote the success of students from underrepresented groups. Faculty typically teach six courses across three quarters (usually two per quarter). The successful candidate will be expected to teach Abnormal Psychology, courses in our clinical core [click.interfolio.com] (e.g., Controversies in Clinical Psychology), as well as advanced topics courses in the candidate’s specialization and foundational psychology courses (e.g., Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods.
SBHS Division: We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive climate in our division, school, and campus. Our faculty are engaged in university-community research collaborations throughout the South Sound, and have active research teams that include UWT undergraduate student researchers. You can learn more about us at: SBHS Mission Vision & Values UW Tacoma
Our Campus: The Tacoma campus of the University of Washington was founded in 1990 with an interdisciplinary approach at its foundation. It has evolved into a thriving downtown Tacoma campus of the University of Washington that serves students of a wide variety of ages and backgrounds in the South Puget Sound. Most of our students are students of color and first- generation college students. Many are also student parents and in veteran-connected families. Faculty have access to the resources of a major research university, as well as UWT’s Office of Research and Office of Community Partnerships, while working and teaching within an intimate campus setting (most class sizes are 40 students). Our campus provides a unique environment for the development of creative teaching, research, and community collaborations. UW Tacoma’s commitment to diversity and community engagement is central to maintaining an inclusive atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty, and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal, and professional growth within our campus and broader communities. For more information about UW Tacoma, visit ?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tacoma.washington.edu&module=jobs&id=2408204" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tacoma.washington.edu&module=jobs&id=2408204" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">www.tacoma.washington.edu .
QualificationsThis position requires an earned Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Psychology or related field at the time of appointment.
Please submit all application materials through Interfolio. Application materials received via email will not be considered. Screening of applicants will begin October 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. For further information, contact Dr. Amanda Sesko at akseskouw.edu.
Equal Employment Opportunity StatementUniversity of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
Commitment to Diversity
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COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information
Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1 , University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit ?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.washington.edu%2Fcoronavirus%2Fvaccination-requirement%2F&module=jobs&id=2408204" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.washington.edu%2Fcoronavirus%2Fvaccination-requirement%2F&module=jobs&id=2408204" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/ .
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Anyone may contact the Office of the Title IX Coordinator about sex and gender discrimination, including sexual or gender-based harassment, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, and other forms of sexual misconduct. Anyone who has experienced these behaviors has the right to make a complaint to the University, report to the police, to both, or not at all.
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