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Position opening for Assistant Professor in Clinical Neuropsychology (tenure-track) at the University of New Mexico

News Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 09:30

The Department of Psychology at The University of New Mexico (UNM) invites applications for a Clinical Neuropsychology position at an Assistant Professor level for a full-time, tenure-track appointment targeted to begin August 12, 2019.  Candidates must have completed a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA/CPA/PCSAS accredited program at the time of appointment.  In addition, an APA/CPA approved clinical psychology internship, evidence of training in clinical neuropsychological assessment, and evidence of research in clinical neuropsychology are considered minimum qualifications for this position. Preferred qualifications include: 1) evidence of teaching experience broadly defined as teaching undergraduate or graduate courses, workshops, trainings, or teaching assistantships, 2) research experience, as evidenced by publications and ongoing research in clinical neuropsychology and/or clinical neuroscience, 3) demonstrated potential for research funding,  4) demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, including working with broadly diverse communities, and 5) pre and postdoctoral training that demonstrates a breadth of experiences in the provision and supervision of clinical neuropsychological assessment.
We seek a highly committed Clinical Neuropsychologist who is determined to contribute to the research and teaching missions in the areas of clinical neuropsychology.  Successful candidates for this position will be expected to teach and mentor at the undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral levels, including graduate level courses in neuropsychological assessment. The UNM Department of Psychology, which includes 26 tenure-track faculty and 76 Ph.D. students, has internationally recognized research programs.   External research grants exceeded $8 million in funding last year. The successful candidate will have numerous opportunities for collaboration within the department and in thriving cross-disciplinary research centers affiliated with UNM, including the Psychology Clinical Neuroscience Center; the Mind Research Network; the Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions; the Brain and Behavioral Health Institute; the UNM Cancer Center; UNM Health Sciences Center, Memory and Aging Center, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Center for Brain Recovery and Repair, the Division of Community Behavioral Health; the New Mexico Alcohol Research Center; and the Center for Health Policy at UNM.  The UNM Main and Health Sciences campuses are adjacent to one another, facilitating interdisciplinary collaboration.
UNM is the state’s flagship University and is one of only two Hispanic-serving, Carnegie Research/Doctoral-Extensive institutions in the US.  UNM is located in the high desert locale of Albuquerque, NM, the largest urban area in one of the most diverse states in the nation. For more information on the benefits of living and working in Albuquerque, NM, see and
Applicants should submit cover letter, CV, description of current and planned research, teaching statement, and diversity statement via the UNMJOBS website, ReqID#6595.  Three letters of recommendation must be sent directly to the department (MSC03-2220, Dept. Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131) or via email to
Consideration of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration apply by November 15, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.  Inquiries can be directed to Steven Verney, Ph.D., Chair, Faculty Search Committee,  The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator; women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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