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University of Colorado Assistant or Associate Professor - Clinical Psychology in Colorado Springs, Colorado


The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS) at is seeking applicants for a tenure/tenure-track faculty position in clinical psychology with specialized training and research interests in geropsychology/aging. The position will begin August 2021 at the assistant or associate professor level in the Psychology Department at . Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or Clinical Psychology from a university-affiliated APA-accredited clinical psychology program, with evidence of research and clinical training in clinical geropsychology/aging. Interest in providing to clinical training leadership is desirable.

UCCS faculty are committed to excellence in teaching and research, with the expectation that faculty maintain a productive program of research with commitment to obtain external funding. Clinical instruction and supervision in the department’s community clinic (UCCS Aging Center) may be part of the teaching load in addition to undergraduate and graduate classes. Candidates must be eligible for Colorado licensure within one year of hire. The Psychology Department currently offers a BA program in Psychology, an MA program with tracks in Clinical Psychology and Psychological Science (with optional sub-plans), and a Clinical Psychology PhD with Major Areas of Study in Geropsychology or Trauma Psychology (more information is available at The new hire will join 4 clinical geropsychologists within the department.

UCCS is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,200 undergraduate and 1,800 graduate students. It is located on the front range of the Rockies in Colorado Springs which has a metropolitan population of approximately 650,000 and access to diverse recreational areas and cultural activities. In 2018, UCCS was recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and Colorado Springs and is currently ranked #3 in the U.S. News & World Report list of the best places to live in the U.S.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at: .

Total compensation includes salary plus health, retirement, and non-cash compensation. Information on calculating total compensation can be found at: .

The University of Colorado is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, educational verification, and, when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for people with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.

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The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Psychology or Clinical Psychology from a university-affiliated APA-accredited clinical psychology program

Preferred Requirements:

  • Evidence of research and clinical training in clinical geropsychology/aging.

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Job Category Faculty

Department C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus

Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Aug 7, 2020

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Laura Chandler

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00483723

Req ID: 18903

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.