Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology
University of Montana - Missoula, MT

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The Department of Psychology at The University of Montana-Missoula invites applications for a full time tenure track position at the assistant professor level in CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY to begin August 2013. Review of applications will commence on Dec. 10, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. UM, the College of Arts and Sciences and the Department embrace diversity as a core value. Applications from persons with diverse backgrounds are especially welcome.

We are looking for a clinical psychologist who has completed the specialization training in clinical neuropsychology with primary interests in psychological assessment. Duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in assessment, psychotherapy interventions, ethics and other clinical courses as well as supervising assessment and ongoing clinical cases in an outpatient setting. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree from an APA accredited program, evidence of scholarly productivity commensurate with experience, potential to establish and maintain a program of research, evidence of excellence in teaching, and must be license eligible in Montana. In addition to the specific duties listed above, faculty members are expected to mentor and supervise undergraduate and graduate students in their research projects. The specific area of research specialization is open but research interests that complement the current specialty areas in the department are desirable.

The department consists of 23 full-time faculty members, offers the B.A. degree in psychology, specialist level training (M.A./Ed.S.) in school psychology, and the Ph.D. degree in school psychology, clinical psychology (APA accredited), and experimental psychology. New faculty members are provided research support including lab space and reasonable teaching responsibilities. The basic teaching load is two courses per semester. Salary is competitive in the region.

Missoula boasts small-town charm with big-city sophistication – and amenities. For the outdoor enthusiast, the area offers abundant wilderness and recreational options in all directions. Opportunities for camping, fishing, hiking, biking, bird-watching, skiing, hunting, and rafting abound. Among its accolades, the city has been named one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People by America's Promise - The Alliance for Youth. In an article entitled '50 Best Places to Live', Missoula was ranked first for cities with populations under 100,000, fourth place among best adventure towns, and sixth overall in the nation (Men’s Journal, April, 2005).

The University of Montana is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a student body of approximately 15,000 undergraduates and graduates, including more than 1,500 students of color and more than 400 international students from more than 70 countries. This position is eligible for veterans’ and disability preference in accordance with Montana State Law.

Further information about the department is available on our web page at .


Application review will begin December 10, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.

Upload the following materials: *Please note: only five (5) attachments, under 10MB each, are allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly.

Letter of interest addressing the required qualifications

Current Curriculum Vitae/Resume

Statements on teaching and research

Copies of research reprints

Copies of unofficial graduate transcripts

Three (3) confidential letters of recommendation are required. Please instruct your references (or placement services) to submit the letters via e-mail to (in one of the following formats: doc, xls, txt, rtf, pdf, gif, jpg, htm, html) and include the position title and department in the e-mail.

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Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law.
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