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 is seeking a doctoral-level Psychologist to fill a tenure-track, beginning-level Assistant Professor position with primary teaching responsibility in its Ph.D. program in Clinical-Community Psychology (see The program in Clinical-Community Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association and is a scientist-practitioner program that integrates clinical, community, and cultural psychology.



Conduct instructional, research and service activities as part of the workload. The teaching component of the workload will depend on the successful applicant's expertise and departmental needs but might include Program Evaluation, Research Methods, Intervention, and/or Multicultural Psychological Assessment. In addition to teaching, this faculty member would be expected to develop a program of research consistent with their area of specialization, conduct Ph.D. student mentorship, and provide service to the university, discipline, and community. 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 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. Sara Buckingham at or 907.786.1767.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Evidence of a 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 should show evidence of research productivity, teaching and mentorship effectiveness, and potential for external funding. Applicants must have university-level teaching experience with a record of research and peer-reviewed publications or demonstrated potential for peer-reviewed publications. Areas of research should be broadly consistent with the focus of the program (e.g., topics relevant to clinical and/or community psychology).


Required Education or Training:

Doctoral degree in Clinical, Counseling, Community, or Clinical-Community Psychology, preferably from an APA accredited program. 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


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