Assistant Professor

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor
Department Psychology - 21700
Pay Grade 1
Job Category Faculty
Job Summary

EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, invites applications for a tenure track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position in any area of Clinical or Counseling Psychology, with preference given to candidates in Addictions Psychology, highest priority will be given to candidates with expertise and/or interest in working with individuals with addictions or substance use disorders, particularly in rural, primary care settings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The department prioritizes research and expects all successful candidates to establish and maintain active research programs involving undergraduate and graduate students, and to pursue extramural funding.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have completed an APA accredited doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology and an APA accredited psychology internship by 12/31/2018, or be currently licensed as a doctoral-level psychologist. Eventual licensure is an expectation, as supervision of our clinical psychology trainees is a requirement.

Preferred Qualifications

We are targeting a specialty area of Addictions Psychology, but will consider excellent candidates from other areas of health service psychology.


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00059P
Is this position subject to a criminal background check? Yes
Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? No
Open Date 07/17/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Cover letters should address candidates’ specific interests in ETSU, and clarify how candidates see themselves fitting into the research and training missions of the department. Candidates should also send digital copies of representative (p)reprints to Debra Roberson, Executive Aide, at

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents