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Assistant Professor, Clinical Neuropsychology/Cognitive Neuroscience

University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Full-time, tenure-track
Closing date
Oct 16, 2022

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The Department of Psychology at the University of Arizona invites candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Clinical Neuropsychology or Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience to begin August, 2023. We particularly welcome applicants whose research emphasizes culture, diversity, or health disparities, and whose research connects with established department strengths in aging, clinical psychology, and brain sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to build and sustain an externally funded, nationally recognized research program, provide effective instruction at the graduate and undergraduate level, and contribute to the mission of our PhD Clinical Program, which adheres to a clinical science training model and is jointly-accredited by both the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS) and the American Psychological Association’s Commission on Accreditation (CoA). The ideal candidate also will provide clinical neuropsychology supervision to graduate students, although this is not required.  

The Clinical Psychology PhD Program has a strong tradition of training neuropsychologists and clinical neuroscientists with cutting edge research and clinical methods, including didactic courses beyond the clinical curriculum, training in neuropsychological and cognitive neuroscience laboratories, supervision in our Behavioral Health Clinic, and specialized external practicum placements. Our trainees consistently obtain very highly nationally ranked internships and post-doctoral fellowships and establish careers in clinical science. 

Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are core values in the Psychology Department at the University of Arizona. At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.  

Located in the beautiful desert Southwest, Tucson is nestled between the Catalina and Tucson Mountains and Saguaro National Park. This bicycle friendly city is known for its arts, music, food, and has a rich history of cultural diversity. 

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; and state and optional retirement plans. The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please visit:

The successful applicant is required to have a PhD in psychology/clinical psychology or another directly relevant field by the start of the appointment. Please send a curriculum vitae, reprints, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching experience, a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and service, and contact information for three individuals who can provide letters of recommendation to Requests for information or inquiries about the position can be sent to Search Chair, Dr. Matt Grilli ( Formal review of applicants will begin October 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

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