Assistant Professor of Psychology

Position ID: 44276
Augusta University
College of Science & Mathematics
Position Description
Job Description: 

Job ID: 217180

Position # 20013227

The Department of Psychological Sciences at Augusta University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology to begin in August 2020. 

We invite applications from individuals with expertise in any domain relevant to clinical psychology.  However, individuals with expertise in health psychology, children/adolescents, or neuropsychology are especially encouraged to apply as are those with the ability to teach graduate level cognitive assessment.  Candidates will be engaged in clinical supervision and must have a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from an APA- or CPA-accredited university and be license-eligible in the state of Georgia. 

Candidates should also show a commitment to effective pedagogy for undergraduate and graduate classes and have a productive research program in which they are able to mentor students.  The Department has laboratories for the study of both human and animal behavior with specific laboratories devoted to clinical, social and child psychology, as well as neuroscience.

The Department of Psychological Sciences is composed of a collegial group of 12 full-time faculty members with expertise across a broad spectrum of psychology disciplines and currently operates undergraduate and graduate degree programs.  The Undergraduate program offers a BS, with a Pre-Medicine track option, or a minor.  The Master’s degree program offers three concentrations: MPCAC accredited Clinical/Counseling, Applied Experimental, and General Experimental.  A PsyD program with a clinical health focus has been formally proposed to the University and has received strong support from university leadership.  This program would be based on the scientist-practitioner model and require the defense of a dissertation.  The successful candidate will be an integral part of this emerging program.

Augusta University

Augusta University is one of the four research universities in the University System of Georgia, and the state’s only public academic medical center.  Augusta University is host to ten colleges and schools that include several centers, institutes and departments with whom Psychological Sciences faculty collaborate. Among these are the Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Cancer Center, the College of Nursing, the College of Allied Health, the Department of Population Health Sciences, and the Institute of Public and Preventive Health.  Augusta is also becoming one of the nation’s foremost centers of cyber security, with Augusta University’s School of Computer and Cyber Sciences fulfilling a key role in educating students and conducting research.  Indeed, several faculty in our department have dual appointments and/or have research collaborations with one or more of these entities and the number of collaborative opportunities within Augusta University is rapidly increasing.

Minimum Requirements

Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA- or CPA-accredited university and be license-eligible in the state of Georgia.

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) in the form of original transcript(s).  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Application Procedure

To be considered an applicant for this position your must apply online at

Please upload the following as one document:

1. Letter of Application

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Statement of your teaching philosophy,

4. Description of your current and/or proposed research project

5. Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for initial applicant screening). 

Additionally, please arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly from each author to:  Mrs. Kimberly Hasson (, Administrative Assistant in the Department of Psychological Sciences. 

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Psychology, General
Clinical Child Psychology
Developmental and Child Psychology
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Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Position Starting Date: 
Vacancy Status: 

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator