Open Rank Faculty Position (tenure-track) in Mental Health/Clinical Psychology - Department of Psychological Sciences

The Department of Psychological Sciences at Case Western Reserve University is seeking applications for an open-rank tenure-track position to begin AY 2023-2024. We are interested in experts in any area of mental health and clinical psychology. The department offers a PhD program in clinical psychology, in both child and adult areas, that uses a scientist-practitioner model, is highly competitive, and has been continually accredited since 1948. In addition, it offers PhD programs in Developmental, Cognitive, and Affective Sciences (DCAS) and in Communication Sciences; a CAA accredited master’s program in speech language pathology; and undergraduate programs in psychology and communication sciences. Rank commensurate with experience. Assistant Professor candidates will be evaluated on their potential to establish a prominent, externally funded research program and to excel in graduate and undergraduate teaching. Associate Professors and Professors will be evaluated on their demonstrated abilities in research (including a history of successful external funding) and teaching. The required teaching load is two courses each semester. Although we will consider all areas of research, we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in Clinical Child or Adolescent Psychology and a research program that focuses on children or adolescents. We are also interested in individuals with expertise in the following areas: social determinants of mental health / disparities, diversity, assessment, or neuropsychology. Candidates whose work bridges into one or more of our other program areas – Communication Sciences and the DCAS program – will be preferred. 

A PhD in Psychology is required by the time of appointment, with preference given to candidates who are eligible for licensure in Ohio. Candidates should submit 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a research statement, 4) a teaching statement that includes evidence of effective teaching, 5) a publication or writing sample, 6) a diversity statement, and 7) a list of three references. The one-page diversity statement should explain how one’s research, teaching, and/or service have contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within a scholarly field(s) and/or how individual and/or collaborative efforts have promoted structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also reflect on the ways in which the candidate’s continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University. Please provide teaching evaluation data and preprints/reprints, if available. Apply to this position at Review of applications begins 1/3/23 and will continue until the position is filled.

Case Western Reserve University is a very highly-ranked, Research 1 institution. It is located in University Circle, a world-renowned area for its cultural vibrancy (including Severance Hall, the home of the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Art Museum, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and many more). Case Western Reserve University is located proximally to the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, and the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, allowing for very high research productivity and access to diverse patient populations.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. As a recipient of the national Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award, CWRU has been recognized nationally as a leader in advancing equity and inclusivity. The university and the College of Arts & Sciences at CWRU are committed to creating an inclusive community where all are welcome, valued and heard. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Case Western Reserve University strives to maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. All applicants are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age and genetics.

Case Western Reserve provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity by phone at 216.368.3066 or by email at Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.