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University of Nevada, Reno - Associate Professor or Professor – Clinical Psychology position opening

News Date: Monday, February 27, 2023 - 15:15

Tenure Track Associate/Full Professor position at University of Nevada Reno

I hope you are doing well. I wanted to let you know of a faculty opening in my program. We have terrific faculty and students, many opportunities for collaboration with other programs/departments/our medical school and community agencies, and excellent institutional support. Reno is a wonderful place to live - #2 in the country for residential views and air quality, according to the New York Times (, with a lively food, arts, music, and theater scene, plus endless hiking opportunities and world-class skiing nearby. Please distribute to anyone who may be interested. Any questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Paul Kwon, at   


Job Description: The Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada Reno invites applications for a tenure-track Associate Professor or Professor position in our APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Graduate Program ( The program has been accredited since 1972 and is currently accredited through 2028. 

Area of research specialization is open. The successful candidate will have a cognitive-behavioral or clinical science orientation, a commitment to training students in evidence-based treatments and assessments, and experience mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds. The successful candidate will also serve as Director of our in-house training clinic, the Psychological Services Center. 

The Clinical Psychology Graduate Program at the University of Nevada, Reno, is a part of the Department of Psychology in the College of Science. The program currently has seven full-time faculty. Members of the faculty conduct research at UNR and with community partners such as Renown Regional Medical Center and the VA Sierra Nevada Healthcare System. The clinical program provides clinical training and conducts clinical research in an in-house Psychological Services Center ( The Department has strong programs in Cognitive & Brain Science and Behavior Analysis, and collaboration across program areas is encouraged. 

The University of Nevada, Reno is an R1 institution with an increasingly diverse student population of approximately 21,000, including over 3,500 graduate students. The University community believes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research, strives to be inclusive and engaged, and recognizes the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. The city of Reno lies one hour from Lake Tahoe and four hours east of San Francisco on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada. A highly rated location for living and outdoor recreation, the Reno area also enjoys a flourishing and diverse intellectual, artistic, and cultural community. 

Required Qualifications: PhD in Clinical Psychology or Clinical Science; completion of an APA-accredited internship; interest and/or experience in directing a training clinic; substantial experience supervising clinical doctoral students; licensed or license-eligible in Nevada; and record of excellence in research, teaching, and service that supports appointment and tenure at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor at an R1 institution. 

This posting will close at 11:59pm on March 26, 2023. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Review of applications will begin March 27, 2023.  

For more information, and to apply, please visit: 

EEO/AA. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  

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