Assistant Professor Psychology

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Department of Psychology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Clinical Psychology beginning in August 2020. Faculty will serve as Director of the General Psychology Training Clinic. Teaching responsibilities will include supervision of general clinical doctoral students engaged in assessment and psychotherapy activities with clients at the clinic and could include related courses.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants should have a doctoral degree and internship from APA accredited programs, with experience in clinic administration and the ability to establish an independent program of research. All applicants should show excellence in teaching and clinical supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

A clinical and research focus in psychological assessment is preferred. Preference will be given to applicants whose research program has existing or strong potential for extramural funding, including synergistic research conducted through the clinic.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The UNCW clinical program emphasizes the integration of science and practice and values basic and applied research on human behavior across the life span

College/School Information

At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date of November 1, 2019; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.  Position details and full applicant instructions can be found at

Address application documents to: Caroline Clements