University of Florida

Department of Clinical and Health Psychology

Clinical Child / Pediatric Psychology

The Department of Clinical and Health Psychology within the College of Public Health and Health Professions invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank in the area of clinical child or pediatric psychology. The ideal candidate for this position is expected to: (a) have a doctoral degree in psychology; (b) display a history of or strong potential for internal or external funding and a positive trajectory of scholarly achievements; (c) have active interest and skills in building a collaborative research program within a dynamic, inter-professional, academic health center environment; (d) possess competency and a willingness to engage in classroom teaching, clinical and research mentorship, and education within a Scientist-Practitioner graduate training program; (f) be licensed or license-eligible in the state of Florida. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position, with an open start date, but ideally no later than August 1, 2018.

The Department of Clinical and Health Psychology ( is a unique, freestanding academic clinical psychology program with 25 core faculty, over 80 doctoral students, and two APA accredited programs: a doctoral program in clinical psychology and a clinical internship in professional psychology. The Department has a 50-year history of providing APA-accredited doctoral and internship training in clinical psychology and advanced specialty-specific training in four content areas: Child/Pediatric Psychology; Health Psychology; Neuropsychology, Neurorehabilitation and Clinical Neuroscience; and Cognitive Aging and Memory. The doctoral program has been ranked in the 93rd percentile by the National Research Council’s data-based ranking system.

UF is a comprehensive Research I institution that includes a wide range of academic departments and programs ( The College of Public Health and Health Professions ( is part of the University’s Health Science Center. The UF Health Science Center ( is the country’s only academic health center with six health-related colleges located on a single, contiguous campus. They include the colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, and Veterinary Medicine. The Health Science Center generates more than half of UF’s total research awards. The UF Health Science Center is closely affiliated with UF Health, part of the University of Florida Health System. Within the healthcare system are an 850 bed teaching hospital, an 81-bed psychiatric hospital, a 40 bed outpatient rehabilitation facility, and numerous outpatient and specialty clinics including a Psychology Clinic run by the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology.

To view the job posting online and submit an application packet, which includes a CV, letter of interest, and contact information for three references, go to and search by Job# 503401. Application review will begin October 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.