The Department of Psychology at Eastern Michigan University announces an opening for a tenure-track assistant professor position with specific expertise in child clinical psychology. Position to begin Fall 2017. Candidates must have their PhD in clinical psychology and be eligible for licensure as a clinical psychologist in the state of Michigan within 2 years of hire. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of a strong, transferable research program, preferably within the area of child clinical psychology. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses and should demonstrate the ability to teach a range of relevant courses in child psychopathology and child/family therapy to a culturally diverse student body. Candidates also are expected to supervise thesis and dissertation research, participate in department- and university-level committees, establish a research program with student participation at all levels, and supervise clinical psychology graduate students. Specifically, successful candidates should have demonstrated expertise in evidence-based intervention practices with children, adolescents, and families. Successful candidates will be expected to supervise doctoral students in their child/family intervention training at our on-site psychology training clinic.
EMU Faculty have access to research assistance and institutional support. The Psychology Department has MS programs in General Clinical, Clinical-Behavioral, and Experimental psychology, an APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program, and approximately 1000 undergraduate majors. The department includes an onsite community clinic that provides therapy and assessment services for children, families, and adults. The EMU campus is located in the Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor community, five miles from downtown Ann Arbor and 35 miles west of Detroit, MI and Windsor, Ontario.
All applications must be made online at: . Please attach a letter of application, Curriculum Vita, and the names of three references to the electronic submission. The letter of application should include a statement on teaching philosophy and strategies for a culturally diverse classroom, as well as research accomplishments and goals. Letters of reference should be available upon request. Screening of applications begins December 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Eastern Michigan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, persons of color, and applicants with disabilities, veterans, and members of other underrepresented groups. For questions, contact: Catherine Peterson, PhD, Search Chair ( or 734-487-3383; emails should include the subject line “ATTN: Child Clinical Search Chair”).