Department of Psychology
Full-Time Assistant Professor Position
The University of South Alabama Department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time (9-month), tenure-track position in Clinical or Counseling Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning on August 15, 2023. Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, have completed an internship from an APA-accredited program, and must be licensed as a Psychologist in the State of Alabama or must be license-eligible and receive the license within the first year of employment. ABD candidates will be considered for the rank of Assistant Professor, but an earned doctoral degree is required prior to August 15, 2023. We have a unique APA-accredited doctoral program that combines clinical and counseling psychology (CCP), using a combined-integrated model (for more details, see CCP program website at https://www.southalabama.edu/colleges/graduateschool/ccp/). We emphasize science-practice integration and promoting culturally competent clinical practice. Other priority areas in our CCP program include injury prevention, trauma and resilience, and community engagement. The ability to strengthen partnerships with the USA College of Medicine and/or community organizations is highly valued. The successful candidate for this tenure-track position will be expected to maintain an active research program and mentor students in our Ph.D. and undergraduate programs.
The University of South Alabama is located in Mobile, Alabama, on the Gulf of Mexico, and has an attached medical school and affiliated healthcare system. Roughly 500,000 persons reside within a 25-mile radius of downtown Mobile. We are ethnically diverse, attracting students from all over the world. The region features a moderate maritime climate, a modest cost of living, and ample recreational opportunities.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a description of research and teaching interests to Joseph Currier, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org). Materials should be sent in a pdf file format. Please put “CCP Faculty Search” in the subject line of your email. In your cover letter provide contact information for three individuals who have agreed to serve as professional references. Letters of recommendation will be solicited for those candidates who are selected for a campus interview, following initial review of applications. Applicants invited for a campus interview must arrange to have all official graduate and undergraduate transcripts sent directly by the Registrars of all colleges attended to Dr. Joseph Currier at the following address:
Department of Psychology
75 South University Blvd.
University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
Review of applications will begin October 14, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Full-Time Postdoctoral Fellowship Position
The University of South Alabama Department of Psychology is seeking to hire a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow to assist in the implementation of the NIMHD-funded R01 grant “Preventing Youth Violence Through Building Equitable Communities: An Evaluation of a Multisystemic Intervention” awarded to Dr. Krista Mehari (PI). This project collaborates with education and law enforcement systems to promote equity within systems with the goal of supporting youth success and reducing violence and suicidality.
The grant provides funding for this position up to three years, including benefits and funding to attend conferences. The Postdoctoral Fellow will perform a number of functions related to the implementation of the project including participation in intervention implementation and evaluation, supervision of graduate students and research assistants, liaising with partnering systems (schools and law enforcement), and preparing manuscripts for peer-reviewed publication. Supervision and mentorship will be provided by the investigator team.
- Doctorate-level degree in psychology, education, or other social sciences or health- related fields
- Knowledge of quantitative data analysis techniques; experience managing datasets
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Experience as member of research team
- Ability to engage effectively across diverse communities
- Publications and presentations at professional conferences on issues related to prevention science, violence, suicide, cultural responsiveness and equity, or adult education or training
We strongly value the contributions of all individuals and support the development of a diverse workforce. The University of South Alabama is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
To apply: Email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a description of research interests to Krista Mehari, Ph.D. (email@example.com). Materials should be sent in a .pdf file format. Please put “Postdoctoral Fellowship” in the subject line of your email. In your cover letter, provide contact information for three individuals who have agreed to serve as professional references.
Letters of recommendation will be solicited for those candidates who are selected for an interview, following initial review of applications.
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Start date is negotiable.