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Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology


Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology

  • R0042508
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Faculty
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Psychology at the University of Virginia invites candidates to apply for an Assistant professor tenure-track position in Clinical Psychology. We are seeking a candidate to join our vibrant research, teaching, and practice community and contribute to our collaborative culture. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2023, with a target start date of August 25, 2023.

We are seeking a candidate who is conducting cutting-edge research in any area of clinical psychology that integrates a developmental lens, broadly speaking, including but not limited to individual, familial and sociocultural processes or clinical interventions that enhance positive development or mitigate against risk across the lifespan, developmental psychopathology, differences across development, and developmental neuroscience. Our department values a strong publication record, engagement with and dissemination of research within and beyond the academy, evidence of pursuing grant funding, evidence of rigorous and transparent research practices, inclusive mentorship of students and effective teaching, as well as interest in providing a small amount of clinical supervision and ability to teach graduate-level child and family intervention skills. In addition to seeking out external funding to support research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology, and to be an effective mentor to graduate students. Candidates will also be expected to be committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Department of Psychology and the University of Virginia.

The Department of Psychology has a strong clinical psychology program, and the candidate is expected to be a central member of this program.In addition, there are faculty with interests in clinical psychology in several other schools in the University, including the School of Education and Human Development, School of Medicine, School of Engineering and Applied Science, and School of Data Science, among others. This position is partially supported by the UVa Grand Challenges in Brain and Neurosciences initiative, which is committed to building critical infrastructure and to support an interdisciplinary community of scholars.

Review of applications will begin December 23, 2022, and the search will remain open until filled.

Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs a nd attach the following:
  • Cover Letter (2 page maximum) describing your interest and fit with the position, and your demonstrated past experience working on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion and/or working with diverse populations and/or cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture in your work. In addition, please identify up to 3 manuscript citations which effectively reflect your research program.
  • Research Statement (4 pages maximum) describing your research and research trajectory.
  • Teaching Statement (2 pages maximum) describing your teaching and mentoring record and philosophy.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Please provide the contact information for three people who can serve as references. References will only be contacted for candidates whose applications have advanced to a later round review.

Pleasenote that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

The university will performbackground checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position willalso require an EducationVerification (FSAKA).

For questions regarding the position, please contact Bethany Teachman, Professor and Director of Clinical Training, at ( bat5x@virginia.edu ).

For questions regarding the application process, contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j@virginia.edu .

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career .

For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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