Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology
We are now accepting applications for a qualified Assistant Professor of
Clinical Psychology at Belmont University.
Internal Job Category
Tenure Track (Faculty)
College Science & Mathematics
Primary Duties and
The Department of Psychological Sciences (soon to be named Department of
Psychological Science and Neuroscience) in the College of Sciences and
Mathematics at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure track
faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1st,
Job responsibilities include twelve hours of undergraduate teaching per
semester as well as other departmental, college, and university professional
responsibilities, including academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly
activity, and service. Candidates must be committed to superior teaching, and
teaching responsibilities will include Introduction to Psychological Science,
elective courses including Abnormal Psychology and Clinical Psychology,
laboratory-based courses in Psychological Testing & Assessment and Personality
Psychology, and other elective and/or lab courses depending on the candidate's
interests and training background. As all Belmont undergraduates complete an
innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary
components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can
demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design
and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program. In
addition to teaching excellence, candidates are expected to engage in
scholarly activity and the supervision of independent undergraduate research
in an empirically oriented department with approximately 200 undergraduates.
At Belmont, a variety of scholarly productivity is valued, including the
scholarship of teaching, discovery, integration, and application.
Complete 24 workload hours, or equivalent, per academic year.
Advise and mentor students in research and other class-related projects.
Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Belmont
University and the college in which you teach.
Participate in departmental and university committee work.
Engage in scholarly activity and professional development.
Advise students in course selection and degree completion.
Participate in a local church and the community.
Abide by all relevant university and/or department procedures and
Manage online grading system.
Timely submission of book orders, if textbooks required.
Maintain regular office hours.
The above statements describe the job's essential responsibilities and
requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be
assigned to job incumbents.
As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program
with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is
particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability
to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and
topical courses in this program. For additional information about the position
and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to
https: // jobs.belmont.edu. An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum
Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, a Response to Belmont's Mission, Vision, Values,
and “Five Ways of Being” must be attached to complete the online application
articulating how the candidate's knowledge, experience, and beliefs have
prepared him/her to contribute to a Christ-centered, student-focused
university of learning, service and give a brief statement of teaching
Located two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont University
consists of nearly 8,800 students who come from every state and 33 countries.
Consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report for innovation and
commitment to undergraduate teaching, Belmont brings together the best of
liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered and student-
focused community of learning and service. As a campus that aims to Let Hope
Abound, the University is committed to producing graduates who are Hope
Inspiring, Character Forming, Future Shaping, Community Engaging and Bridge
Building people. With more than 115 areas of undergraduate study, 41 master's
programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont
University can expand an individual's horizon. Belmont University is an equal
opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of
committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Consistent with
applicable civil rights law, the University seeks employees of Christian faith
who are committed to the mission of the University. Belmont's Office of Human
Resources will conduct ongoing evaluations of the means by which candidates
for employment are sought, to the end that the pool of candidates will include
qualified women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals.
Review of applications will begin immediately, with full consideration being
given to those submitted by October 1st, 2021, and continue until the position
The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a
background check satisfactory to the University.
Required Qualifications : Belmont University seeks to attract and retain
highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will
contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching
universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional
education in a Christ-centered community of learning and service.
Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the field of
Knowledge of subject matter and course content taught.
Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.
Demonstrated capacity to engage in high quality scholarly activity.
Demonstrated ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate
Skilled in the use of computers, Internet resources, and MS Office software.
Ability to learn relevant sections of BannerWeb, Belmont University's online
integrated database system for student grading.
Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.
Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and
educational institution representatives, and the general public in a
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Knowledge of the programs and services offered by Belmont University.
Interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach
interdisciplinary and topical courses.
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies.
Required Education Applicants must have either earned a PhD in Clinical
Psychology from an APA accredited institution (or equivalent) or expect to
complete all PhD requirements by August 2022.
Required Experience Teaching and/or postdoctoral experience is strongly
The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check
satisfactory to the University.
Belmont University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all
employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons
hired to work in the United States.