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Assistant Professor

Job Opening!!

September 12, 2017 3:38 PM

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Department of Psychology expects to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology to serve as the Director of our Psychology Training Clinic with appointment beginning in August 2018. Position requirements include a doctoral degree in clinical psychology, experience delivering clinical supervision, and strong preparation to initiate an independent program of research. The position involves approximately 50% effort devoted to research, and 50% devoted to clinical training, supervision, and clinic administration. We are especially interested in candidates with the strong potential to attract external funding. The successful candidate will be a member of UMBC’s doctoral program in Human Services Psychology, which is grounded in the biopsychosocial model and includes integrative training tracks in Clinical Psychology (APA accredited), Behavioral Medicine, and Community Psychology. UMBC is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University with high research activity (RU/H). It is located in the Baltimore-Washington corridor near major medical schools, NIH, and other federal agencies that afford extensive opportunities for research collaboration. UMBC is a national model for inclusive excellence in higher education with a longstanding dedication to training underrepresented scholars at the undergraduate and graduate level ( The successful candidate will join a department with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence and will be expected to contribute actively to these efforts ( Applicants should provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a description of research interests, a description of clinical supervision experiences and approach, a description of commitment to inclusive excellence in higher education, representative publications, and three letters of recommendation (sent directly by recommenders). Please submit all application materials via Interfolio (Assistant Professor / Clinic Director):  For questions on Interfolio, please contact Ms. Beverly McDougall (  For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Jason Schiffman ( Review of applications will begin October 20, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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