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Job Title: Assistant Professor Clinical Psychology

The Department of Psychology at the UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA invites applications for two tenure-track positions in CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY at the Assistant Professor level, with service to begin August 7, 2014.  A review of the applications will begin February 1, 2014. In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by this date. Applications received after February 1, 2014 may be reviewed and advanced, in cases of compelling merit, up to the conclusion of the search process. Please click here for the online application
We are particularly interested in scholars who would build on our strengths in PSYCHOPATHOLOGY and HEALTH-related behaviors. Ideally, the successful candidates will in some way explore the biological bases of behavior, by means of basic research (including but not limited to clinical neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, biobehavioral health, immunology, and self-regulation) or applied research (including but not limited to descriptive psychopathology, treatment outcome research, and health disparities research).

Strong preference will be given to applicants with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from an APA/CPA accredited program, including an APA/CPA accredited predoctoral internship. Florida licensure (or eligibility) is also desirable.

Strong preference will be given to applicants who have an active programmatic line of research, a record of securing external research funding, beliefs consistent with a clinical science model,  a record of supervising doctoral students, and evidence of excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The Clinical Area is accredited by APA and by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System and is a member of the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science.  The program currently has 9 faculty with a new Director of Clinical Training beginning in August of 2014, and approximately 55 graduate students. It houses the USF Psychological Services Center, which is an outpatient training clinic.

The University of South Florida is a metropolitan, Carnegie-designated Doctoral/Research-Extensive university enrolling more than 47,000 undergraduate students and is ranked in the top 50 US universities in extramural funding for research.  The Psychology Department has 38 full time faculty members (see our website at  The Department offers opportunities for research and a collegial atmosphere.  Current research and clinical training sites include numerous departments at USF (e.g., USF Health, Aging Studies, Neurology, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Mental Health Law and Policy, School Psychology) as well as numerous sites within the community (e.g., Moffitt Cancer Center, Rothman Center for Neuropsychiatry, James A. Haley VA, Bay Pines VA, and multiple school systems). The Tampa area is culturally diverse and is an international tourist destination. 

Applicants should upload a cover letter describing their research, teaching, and clinical experience and a CV to the following link: Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Dr. Jon Rottenberg (, Chair of the Clinical Search Committee, University of South Florida, Department of Psychology, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, PCD 4118G, Tampa, FL 33620. The University of South Florida encourages applications from women and members of minority groups.  According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public.  For ADA accommodations, please contact Carrie Jewett (813-974-2438; at least five working days prior to need.  USF is an Equal Opportunity Institution.