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Temporary Assistant Professor, Clinical Science

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Psychological & Brain Sciences, Full Time

Clinical Psychologist (Temporary Assistant Professor in Clinical Science) - Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences  

The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of Delaware invites applications for a Clinical Psychologist (Temporary Assistant Professor in Clinical Science) to begin January 15, 2022. The Psychologist’s primary roles would be in the Psychological Services Training Center (PSTC) and the Center for Training, Evaluation, and Community Collaboration (C-TECC). This position is a rich mix of activities including clinical services/training, administration, and evaluation.

The PSTC trains students and provides community services in the State of Delaware and surrounding areas. Services include evidence-based assessment and treatment for a variety of behavioral and mental conditions. The PSTC serves clients across ages from toddlers to older adults. In its primary role as a training center, the PSTC provides comprehensive didactic and practical training for graduate students in clinical psychology and adjunctive training for undergraduate students. This position will involve a mix of all activities related to the PSTC including didactic and practical teaching/training.

The PSTC and C-TECC collaborate with other University of Delaware clinics and centers, including the other Health Clinics, as well as the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, and the Center for Counseling and Student Development. The Assistant Director would work with allied faculty, students, and staff to further the collaborative missions of the PSTC and C-TECC.

This position will compliment the Department’s existing strengths around psychopathology and intervention science. Accordingly, this position will likely involve facilitating translational research and applying findings in service provision and/or training students. The Department is an innovative hub for clinical science across the spectrum of intervention science from basic mechanisms to dissemination/implementation.

QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   We are seeking an exceptional candidate in Clinical Psychology. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D., and be licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist in the State of Delaware. In addition, applicants must have a breadth of experience in psychological services, and a demonstrated commitment to clinical science and training in evidence-based practice.


Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated experience in training and supervising students in evidence-based practice, evaluation of community services, administration of clinic procedures, and collaboration with community stakeholders.


Responsibilities will include duties in clinical services, research and evaluation, and administration. The Psychologist will both provide and train students to provide high-quality evidence-based treatment at the at the PSTC. In addition, the Psychologist will help with administrative duties at the PSTC and C-TECC, including assisting with research and evaluation on special projects.


PSYCHOLOGICAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES AT UD:  The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Delaware is within the College Arts and Sciences .


The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Delaware offers exceptional educational experiences including integrated instruction, research and public engagement. With 24 academic departments and more than 25 centers, programs and institutes, the College serves close to 7,000 undergraduate students and over 1,000 graduate students with CAS majors, but also every single University student through foundational course work. The College’s 600 faculty members emphasize the enduring value of an arts and science education and share a deep commitment to excellence in scholarship and all forms of creative and intellectual expression. The College has departments in the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, and features outstanding research and teaching facilities. Faculty and staff encourage and support innovative interdisciplinary collaborations and students engage local, national and global audiences through research and creative activity. With annual research expenditures of approximately $38 million and growing, the College currently houses several large, interdisciplinary grants with significant funding from the NIH and NSF.


The University of Delaware ( is one of the nation’s oldest institutions of higher education, combining tradition and innovation. The university recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the experience of its employees and in supporting its academic mission.  We are committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds, and we strongly encourage applications from educators from under-represented groups. UD provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.


TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin on December 4, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, Delaware license eligibility, and contact information for three references at For additional information, please contact Tim Fowles, Ph.D., at


SALARY AND BENEFITS: Compensation packages are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The UD benefits package is one of the best in the nation.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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