Assistant/Assistant Clinical Professor, Clinical Psychology #604610

The Department of Educational Psychology is pleased to announce, pending approval from the Higher Learning Commission, the establishment of a new Doctor of Psychology program in Clinical Psychology beginning in January 2020. The program has completed the hire of the new faculty program director for the program, Dr. Fred Wechsler. We have several openings for non-tenure track, academic year Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor, Clinical Psychology positions based in Phoenix, Arizona in the Department of Educational Psychology. The program is seeking to hire several faculty members over the next three years as we reach full capacity for the program. Beginning in Spring 2020, the program hopes to hire at least two faculty members with responsibilities related to teaching, scholarship, and service, with additional hires (at least two more positions) for Fall 2020. These positions are renewable, based on availability of funds, effective performance, and program needs. The EPS Department seeks candidates who possess innovative instructional methodology, expertise in research related to clinical practice, supervision, and diverse experiences and professional proficiencies. The position is a 9-month academic year position that has the opportunity for summer course teaching.


1. Teach graduate clinical psychology classes (including practicum) for the new doctoral program in Clinical Psychology.

2. Teach majority of courses in-person, with occasional blended and online courses.

3. Assist in recruiting, retaining, and advising doctoral students in Clinical Psychology.

4. Direct graduate student clinical research projects.

5. Fulfill service responsibilities to the department, college, university, and the profession.

6. Work collaboratively with behavioral health service agencies to coordinate practicum and internship experiences for clinical psychology students.

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Minimum Qualifications:

1. Earned Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, or in a closely-related area of Applied Psychology.

2. Prior teaching experience (six or more years of experience for the Associate Clinical Professor rank).

3. Experience in the field of Applied Psychology, with background/experience in health service agencies.

4. Licensed/certified or eligible for licensure/certification as a Psychologist in Arizona.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Four or more years of relevant graduate level teaching experience in the area of clinical psychology (eight or more years for the Associate Clinical Professor rank).

2. Experience in supervising practicum and internships, therapeutic techniques and psychological assessment.

3. Ability/experience or strong interest in recruiting, advising, and mentoring graduate students.

4. Evidence of scholarly activity.

5. Ability/experience working with graduate students on research projects.

6. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with department chairs, other program directors/coordinators, faculty, staff, students, and associated members of the professional community.

7. Ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds, including rural and southwest populations.

8. Evidence of a strong psychologist identity, and an active involvement in related professional associations.

9. Experience in networking/collaborating and consulting with health service agencies.

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NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.