Clinical Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology

Clinical Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/5/2024
Full Time

Job Title
Clinical Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8G030:Educational, School and Counseling Psych

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Tenure Track Status
Non-Tenure Track

Required Education

Earned Ph.D. degree in Educational Psychology or related field

Required Related Experience

Record of high-quality teaching experience at the graduate level. Active research program in Educational Psychology or related field.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a full-time clinical assistant professor position in Educational Psychology. The appointment is a nine-month appointment, effective August 15, 2024. The position is in the Clinical Title Series, non-tenure eligible, but does provide eligibility for promotion. Salary, fringe benefits, and initial operating support are competitive with other leading land-grant universities.

Qualifications include an earned Ph.D. degree in Educational Psychology or related field. Successful applicants will provide a record of inclusive teaching practices and high-quality teaching at the graduate level.

Responsibilities include the delivery of high-quality experiential learning and teaching to graduate

students, the pursuit of a vigorous research program, and service and outreach to the college, university, and profession. The initial distribution of effort (DOE) will be 75% teaching (approximately 3 courses each semester), 10% research, and 15% service.

Clinical faculty members in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology are highly valued, significantly contribute to clinical training and experiential learning within the program, and serve in important leadership roles within the department. Opportunities for promotion without tenure are available for full-time clinical faculty members. Additional responsibilities may include participating in curriculum assessment and development, contributing to program administration, and providing service to community and professional organizations.

Please note that, to be considered an applicant, an application must be submitted via the UK Jobs site. Interested applicants should include, along with the online application form:
  • a letter of application detailing qualifications (upload under Cover Letter),
  • current curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita),
  • a statement of research and one sample of scholarly, professional writing (upload under Specific Request 1),
  • a teaching philosophy statement and evaluations of any college teaching (upload under Specific Request 2), and
  • names and contact information for three current references familiar with the applicant’s work (upload under Specific Request 3).

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Kenneth Tyler, Search Committee Chair, (Kenneth.Tyler@uky.edu).

Review of applications begins April 10, 2024 and continues until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.