Psychologist / Clinical Assistant Professor - Psychology

Utah State University
October 15, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.
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Psychologist / Clinical Assistant Professor - Psychology

City Logan Campus

Posted Date 23 hours ago(8/23/2023 3:04 AM)

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 E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs


 Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center

Advertised Salary

 Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.

Telework Eligible


The Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence and the Psychology Department seek candidates for a Psychologist position. Applicants must have experience in evaluating individuals for Autism and other developmental disorders. The hired individual will have a faculty appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychology. Located on the main campus in Logan, Utah, this is a 1 FTE, 12-month fiscal year position. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2024, although an earlier or later start date is possible. The position is contingent on a successful background check.

  • Engage in evaluations for individuals suspected of Autism and other developmental concerns (e.g., learning disabilities, ADHD) as part of an interprofessional team.
  • Supervise psychology student trainees in conducting psychological evaluations.
  • Teaching opportunities in the Department of Psychology are negotiable based on interest and need.
  • As time and expertise permits, engage in and supervise psychology students in other psychological activities, including intervention work within the individual's area of expertise.
  • Engage in service and outreach activities to support the mission of the Sorenson Center, Psychology Department, College, and USU.
  • Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree in Psychology from an APA- or CPA-accredited program.
  • Licensure in Utah (or eligibility for licensure) as a psychologist.
  • Experience and training in Autism evaluations, including proficiency with the ADOS- 2.
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal skills as well as ability to work well in a team setting.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of an APA-accredited internship.
  • Experience working in an interprofessional health care setting.
  • Licensed as a psychologist for at least 2 years.
  • Experience providing mental health services to youth.
  • Required Documents

    Along with the online application, please attach:

  • Current curriculum vita (CV) to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile
  • Cover letter describing qualifications for the position to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile at the beginning of your application in the Documents 1-10
  • Document size may not exceed 10 MB.

    Advertised Salary

    Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.


    Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.

    College/Department Highlights

    SCCE Highlights

    The Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence (SCCE; https: // provides comprehensive clinical services and applied training across the lifespan, integrating across multiple programs and departments. Services are provided by teams of dedicated trainees and professionals who also engage in cutting-edge research related to clinical practices and interventions. Services provided in the SCCE include: Hearing and Balance, Speech-Language, Behavioral Health (including Psychology, Psychiatry, Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling), and applied behavior analysis services. The Behavior Health clinic includes an Integrated Assessment team that conducts comprehensive interdisciplinary evaluations for youth and adults with suspected developmental / behavioral concerns.

    Department Highlights

    The USU Department of Psychology is located within the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. The Department consists of over 30 faculty representing diverse areas of psychology. Faculty enjoy collaborative relationships with others in the Department as well as other departments in the College (e.g., Human Development and Family Studies) and across campus (e.g., Sociology). The Department offers PhD specializations in School Psychology, Combined Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Behavior Analysis, and Brain and Cognition. The Department also offers an undergraduate major (BS) in Psychology, a distance-learning masters degree (MEd) in Professional School Counseling, and contributes to a multi-department PhD in Neuroscience.

    College Highlights

    The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services is committed to inclusive excellence in research, teaching, and service activities across a wide array of education and human service fields. The college is home to eight academic departments with approximately 200 faculty who are engaged in innovative research and high-quality graduate and undergraduate education. The college's programs and outreach missions are strengthened by an on-campus elementary laboratory school and five stand-alone centers, including the Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Research Center and the Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence. Faculty, students, and staff within the college also engage with a broad range of community partners to both provide opportunities for community-engaged research and learning and enhance the quality of education and human service programs throughout the state of Utah.

    University Highlights

    Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah's premier land-grant and space- grant university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion. USU serves approximately 27,500 students throughout the state at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for over 25 years, and USU Extension provides outreach and service to all counties in Utah.

    As a land-grant university, USU engages communities and empowers people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. As an R1 research institution, USU provides a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price. Washington Monthly has consistently ranked USU in the top 10 among public universities for contribution to social mobility, research, and public service.

    Utah State is committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community where different perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Learn more about USU.

    The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university's ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or [email protected] .

    About the Region

    U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU's main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute's 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation.

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