The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Department of Psychology expects to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology / Behavioral Medicine beginning in August 2017. The successful candidate will have completed a doctoral degree in clinical psychology or a closely related field by the appointment date, and will be prepared to initiate an independent program of research involving biological mechanisms that connect psychosocial, behavioral, and/or environmental factors to health and disease, will evidence strong potential for attracting external research support, a commitment to research and teaching, and dedication to inclusive excellence in higher education. A scholarly focus on underserved populations and interdisciplinary research interests are highly desirable. This position is affiliated with our doctoral program in Human Services Psychology, which is grounded in the biopsychosocial model and includes integrative training tracks in Behavioral Medicine, Clinical Psychology (APA accredited), 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. (See http://psychology.umbc.edu/ for more information.) UMBC is dedicated to training underrepresented scholars at the undergraduate and graduate level through the MARC-U Star, Meyerhoff, and other scholars programs. UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position as part of our strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity.
Applicants should provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a description of teaching and research interests, a description of commitment to diversity and inclusion in research and teaching, representative publications, and three letters of recommendation (sent directly by recommenders). Please submit all application materials via Interfolio (Clinical / Behavioral Medicine: https://apply.interfolio.com/36295). For questions on Interfolio, please contact Ms. Beverly McDougall (email@example.com). For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Shari Waldstein (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will begin October 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.