Assistant Professor of Psychology

Assistant Professor of Psychology


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Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)

Grade:UNAC Grade 30

Work type:Faculty Full-time, On Campus

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:UAA College of Arts & Sciences


Categories: Education/Instructional


Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is seeking a Clinical or Counseling Psychologist to fill a tenure-track, beginning-level Assistant Professor position with teaching responsibilities in our undergraduate and graduate programs (MS in Clinical Psychology and APA accredited PhD in Clinical-Community Psychology).



Conduct instructional, research and service activities as part of the workload. The teaching component of the workload will be a mix of undergraduate and graduate courses. Specific teaching load will depend upon a successful applicant's expertise and departmental needs. Graduate courses may include Human Development in a Cultural Context, Intervention I, Group Therapy, Family Therapy, Child Clinical Psychology, Children's Mental Health Systems of Care, Applied Psychological Assessment, and the Biological and Pharmacological Bases of Behavior. Undergraduate courses may include Psychopathology, Clinical Psychology, and Health Psychology. Faculty member is expected to develop a program of research consistent with his or her area of specialization, conduct student mentorship and conduct service to the department and university. Faculty are expected to hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught. Candidate will teach and work with diverse populations.Essential

The Department of Psychology at the University of Alaska Anchorage offers undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs aimed at preparing students: (1) for advanced study in the social and health sciences, and (2) to become members of the behavioral health workforce. The department also maintains the Psychological Services Center, a clinic that provides low cost mental health services to campus and community members. The department strives to offer degree and certificate programs that meet the needs of the state of Alaska. With more than 400 students and 15 faculty members, the UAA Psychology Department is Alaska's largest center for the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Please visit our website at:


The Department seeks candidates dedicated to equity and diversity of the campus community and to promoting an environment that increases student knowledge about local, national, and global communities. Anchorage is a thriving, modern city of about 295,000 inhabitants with a rich cultural life. For more information about living in Anchorage, consult We encourage applications from candidates who reflect the increasing diversity present in our community and student body.


This is not a remote position. This position will be working on the Anchorage campus.


Please direct questions regarding the position to search committee chair Dr. Gloria Eldridge at


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Evidence of potential for successful teaching, service, and research activity.


Typical Experience:

Length of time and type of experience required for this position should be appropriate to the rank of tenure track assistant professor. Applicants must have university-level teaching experience and record of research and publication or demonstrated potential for research and publication.


Required Education or Training:

Doctoral degree in Clinical, Counseling, or Clinical-Community Psychology from an APA accredited program at the time of hire and be licensed or be license-eligible in Alaska. ABDs will be considered but employment is contingent on conferral of degree by time of hire in August 2023.


Salary Information:


This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track, faculty position complete with both a competitive salary (DOE) and, with an expected start date in August 2023.


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Please be prepared to upload the following items:


CV, including contact information for three professional references


cover letter that includes a statement of interest in the position, a statement of research and scholarly activities, and a statement of teaching philosophy


unofficial transcript(s)


teaching evaluations


preprints and/or reprints


To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date. The review process for applications will begin on November 7th, 2022 and will remain open until filled.


This position is represented by United Academics-AAUP/AFT (UNAC).


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.


Applications Close: Open until filled


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Anchorage, AK

7 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2022-10-20