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Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Job Overview

The Department of Psychology at the University of Cincinnati (UC) seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in clinical psychology who will contribute to the department’s research, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and service missions. Our department includes faculty with nationally funded research programs focused on minority populations, including Latino, LGBTQ, refugee populations, and those with cognitive dysfunction, so collaboration and support for diversity science is strong. We are seeking a colleague who will make contributions to coverage of diversity in the research and clinical training experiences we offer in our clinical psychology doctoral program.


Outside of the Psychology Department, this position affords opportunities to collaborate research efforts with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, UC College of Medicine, and local community agencies. We strongly encourage applications from members of under-represented groups, including people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans. UC is a diverse university community and it is a vital part of our mission to help students from diverse backgrounds succeed.

Essential Functions

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research, mentor undergraduate and doctoral student research, provide clinical supervision of doctoral students in our department’s Behavioral Health Center, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and make service contributions to the department, the university, and the profession. More specifically, candidates are expected to conduct research in areas  including, but not limited to, diversity, minority health/mental health, and/or African-American mental health. Research functions include maintaining an active research agenda and disseminating research results. Teaching subject matter will depend on the candidate’s interests and expertise; example courses could be Clinical Interventions with Diverse Populations, Introduction to Therapy, or Interventions with Children. Service includes contributing to departmental committees and engaging in professional service in the candidate’s field.

Minimum Requirements

Prior to effective date of appointment, all of the following:

  • An earned doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program
  • Completion of a one year APA-accredited clinical internship
  • License eligibility as a Psychologist in Ohio, as defined by  Ohio’s State Board of Psychology
  • Evidence of expertise in minority health, diversity science, African American health, or other mental health field through scholarly works (e.g., at least 3 publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at [inter]national conferences)
  • Some teaching experience (taught or assisted in teaching at least one course or delivered at least 3 lectures or presentations in academic or clinical settings)

Application Process

Interested and qualified applicants must apply online. In addition to completing the online application, applicants must include the following:  

  • A cover letter describing your qualifications not to exceed three pages that includes a description of research interests, teaching philosophy and experiences (if applicable), and experiences to support an ability to provide clinical supervision, including a description of readiness to apply for Ohio licensure as a Psychologist
  • Names, titles, and contact information for at least three but no more than five professional references
  • A one page statement describing your ability to contribute to our department’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching and research
  • Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items.


Review of applications will begin December 3, 2021, and continue until the position is filled with a projected start date of August 15, 2022.


Please send inquiries regarding the position to the search chair:
Farrah Jacquez, Ph.D.
Professor & Assistant Head
Department of Psychology

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 72568


Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology

Date:  Nov 23, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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