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Assistant Professor, Psychology (1987)
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Idaho State University | Pocatello, ID
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Job Description

Assistant Professor, Psychology (1987)

Posting Number: req793

9 Month

Faculty Tenure Track

College of Arts and Letters

Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose

Idaho State University Psychology Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August 2020. The position requires a PhD from an APA-accredited clinical psychology program. Clinical and research expertise is open and can encompass children, adolescents and/or adults, but preference will be given to applicants focusing on neuropsychology, health-related problems, such as substance abuse or eating disorders, or other areas complementary to our faculty. Candidates should also be license eligible in Idaho. All applicants should have evidence of strong research scholarship and a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentorship of students. The successful candidate will establish an independent research program, teach undergraduate (in-seat and online) and graduate courses, and supervise graduate student research.

Idaho State University offers an APA-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology (scientist-practitioner model), a PhD in Experimental Psychology, and BS in Psychology. Pocatello is located in southeast Idaho and boasts many world-class recreational opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

To teach, to conduct research, and to perform research mentorship and clinical supervision, and provide service to the university and community.

Minimum Qualifications

A PhD from an APA-accredited clinical psychology program.

Candidates should also be license eligible in Idaho.

Evidence of strong research scholarship

Commitment to excellence in teaching and mentor-ship of students

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants focusing on neuropsychology, substance abuse, and/or eating disorders, or other areas complimentary to our faculty.

Please submit the following documents with your application:

1) a single PDF containing a cover letter (that also contains a summary of clinical expertise and supervision experience), research statement, and teaching statement, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) up to six representative publications (uploaded as separate PDFs), and 4) unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required from the successful applicant). In addition, arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to psych@isu.edu.

Review of applications begins October 1, 2019, however, position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.

Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Over 12,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference.

Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.


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About Idaho State University

Idaho State University is a state institution at Pocatello, a metropolitan area of about 55,000 nestled in the mountains of southeastern Idaho. ISU's top-flight academic programs include nationally recognized courses of study in business, pharmacy and the health professions, teacher education, engineering, arts and sciences, and applied technology training. ISU provides undergraduate and graduate educational services not only in Pocatello but also at ISU centers in Idaho Falls, Twin Falls and Boise, and to outlying communities via state-of-the-art compressed and IP audio/video video technology.