Department of Psychology

Current Openings

As of September, 2016, the UNCW Department of Psychology has two current openings.  One is for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor with a focus in Applied Behavior Analysis.  The other is for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology with a research focus related to substance use.

Assistant Professor in Applied Behavior Analysis.

THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA WILMINGTON: The Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor with a focus in Applied Behavior Analysis. Eligibility for certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst is required. Applicants must obtain NC licensure as a Licensed Psychologist and Health Services Provider and participate in the doctoral program as a core-faculty member as part of the requirements for tenure. UNCW is a 15,000 student comprehensive university located on the scenic North Carolina coast. The department, which has 35 full-time faculty members, serves 600 undergraduate and 65 graduate majors. The department’s Master's and Ph.D. degree programs have a clinical concentration which includes a track in Applied Behavior Analysis. Applicants with research and teaching interests in the areas of intellectual and developmental disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants should have completed an earned doctorate in psychology by August 1, 2017 (ABDs will be considered). Although teaching, clinical supervision, and research are the primary responsibilities, service is also expected. Salary is competitive. The position will begin in August, 2017. Members of ethnic minority groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.


To apply, please complete the online application process available on the web at http://jobs.uncw.edu/posting. A letter of application stating teaching, research and professional interests, curriculum vita, representative reprints and contact information (including e-mail address) for three current professional references should be addressed to the Search Committee and attached to the online application – not e-mailed or mailed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are specifically preferred. Letters of reference will be required for highly ranked candidates. Applications must be received no later than November 1, 2016 to receive full consideration. For questions, contact Julian Keith, Department Chair, at 910-962-3378. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and are not subject to public release. Visit our website WWW.UNCW.EDU/PSY. UNCW is an EEO/AA Employer. UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  

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Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology with a research focus on substance use.

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment as an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology with a research focus related to substance use. Applicants must obtain NC licensure as a Licensed Psychologist and Health Services Provider and participate in the PhD program as a core-faculty member as part of the requirements for tenure. UNCW is a 15,000 student comprehensive university located on the scenic North Carolina coast. The department has 35 full-time faculty members and serves 600 undergraduate and 65 graduate majors. The Clinical PhD program plans to seek APA accreditation. The program emphasizes the integration of science and practice and values both basic and applied research on human behavior across the life span. All applicants should show evidence of a strong independent research program, a commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds, and excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching and clinical supervision. Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an APA accredited clinical program and be licensed or license-eligible in North Carolina. Applicants should have completed a doctorate in psychology by August 1, 2017 (ABDs will be considered). Although teaching, clinical supervision, and research are the primary responsibilities, service is also expected. Salary is competitive. The position will begin in August, 2017. UNCW is an EOE/AA/M/FD/V employer and is strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.


To apply, please complete the online application process available on the web at http://jobs.uncw.edu/postings. A letter of application stating teaching, research and professional interests, curriculum vita, representative reprints and contact information (including e-mail address) for three current professional references should be addressed to the Search Committee and attached to the online application – not e-mailed or mailed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are specifically preferred. Letters of reference will be required for highly ranked candidates. Applications must be received no later than November 1, 2016 to receive full consideration. For questions, contact Julian Keith, Department Chair, at 910-962-3378. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and are not subject to public release. Visit our website WWW.UNCW.EDU/PSY. UNCW is an EEO/AA Employer. UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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