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Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychological Science

The Clinical Psychological Science Program at Vanderbilt University in the Department of Psychology and Human Development invites applications for a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor in clinical psychological science, with an emphasis on children, adolescents, and development. The Vanderbilt Clinical Science Program is internationally recognized for research on the etiology, treatment, and prevention of psychopathology, developmental disorders, and health problems in children and adolescents. We are interested in clinical researchers whose work focuses on the interface of neurobiological processes (e.g., clinical neuroscience, genetics, psychophysiology) with one or more of the following: affective, cognitive, or behavioral dimensions that underlie new and emerging models of psychopathology (e.g., Research Domain Criteria: RDoC), and has translational implications for interventions, developmental psychopathology, developmental disabilities, developmental clinical neuroscience, or pediatric psychology. We seek an individual with a strong record of high quality and methodologically rigorous research, sustained productivity, potential for obtaining extramural funding, and teaching effectiveness. A Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited clinical program and completion of an APA-accredited internship are required. 

For information about the faculty, department, and interdisciplinary opportunities, see Vanderbilt University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and we strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates.

Applicants should send a brief cover letter, curriculum vitae, up to 3 representative publications, a letter describing research aims and teaching interests, and at least three letters of reference to:

Clinical Science Search Committee
Psychology and Human Development
Vanderbilt University,
0552 GPC, 230 Appleton Place

Nashville, TN   37203-5721

Applicants also may apply electronically by sending materials to Letters of recommendation also can be sent to this email address with the applicant’s last name and the word “recommendation” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016, although the search will remain open until the position has been filled.