Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology

The Psychology Department at Ohio University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Clinical Psychology at the assistant professor level. Priority will be given to candidates who will contribute new areas of expertise that our department desires (substance use, early childhood) and that overlap with existing areas of research currently conducted in the clinical section (clinical child, clinical health, clinical neuropsychology, emotion regulation, interpersonal processes, school mental health, stress/trauma). Expertise in diversity as it pertains to any of these areas (e.g., sexuality/gender, age, disability, socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, religiosity) is encouraged but not required. Responsibilities include maintaining an active, high quality, fundable research program, directing graduate student research, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, supervising graduate students in our training clinic, and participating in departmental service.

Candidates must be committed to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds, must have obtained a Ph.D. from an APA-accredited clinical psychology program, and must have completed an APA or CPA-accredited clinical internship.

Applications must be made online at

 Please complete the online application and attach required documents. Required documents include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications uploaded as an “other” document, statements of research and teaching interests uploaded as one “research interest” document, and three letters of recommendation.

For letters of recommendation, applicants will be required to key-in the contact details for three references, who will receive a unique quicklink via email to provide reference information. Materials that cannot be attached as part of the online application should be sent to:

Brian Wymbs (, Ph.D.,
Chair, Clinical 
Faculty Search Committee,
Department of Psychology,
Porter Hall 200,
Ohio University,
Athens, Ohio 

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, candidates should apply by October 15, 2018.

 The Department of Psychology ( at Ohio University houses both undergraduate and doctoral programs and is home to over 20 full-time faculty representing a wide range of research specialties including clinical, health, social, cognitive, and industrial-organizational psychology. Our clinical program is APA accredited, follows the scientist-practitioner model of training, and maintains an on-site training clinic that provides ample opportunities for clinical research. Reflecting the department’s commitment to collaborative, cross-disciplinary scholarship, research specialties cut across both the experimental and clinical psychology programs.

Athens, home of Ohio University, provides a classic and vibrant residential learning environment for over 20,000 students, and is a family-friendly and culturally rich community located amidst scenic state parks and a national forest just 75 minutes southeast of Columbus, OH. Recently, Athens was rated the Best College Small Town by the readers of USA Today.


Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Members of traditionally-underrepresented groups including, but not limited to, women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.