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Clinical Scientists - One Assistant and One Associate – Tenure Track 

The PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF EMORY UNIVERSITY, Atlanta, GA  seeks to hire one Assistant Professor and one Associate Professor in the area of Clinical Science. Successful applicants will have a Ph.D., a track record of impactful scientific contributions, and a commitment to undergraduate/graduate teaching and mentoring. We encourage applications from individuals with research programs in any area of clinical psychology or closely-related disciplines (e.g., social and affective neuroscience) to apply. Regardless of research focus, all applicants must be licensed or license-eligible as a clinical psychologist in the state of Georgia.

We have a special interest in applicants whose research programs intersect with the other graduate concentrations in the department (Developmental Science, Cognitive and Computational Sciences, and Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience). Psychology at Emory is a scientific hub, with connections to researchers across Emory College, as well as the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, the Marcus Autism Center, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The clinical science concentration is dual-accredited by APA and PCSAS; it maintains its own in-house clinic for graduate training and participant recruitment, as well as practicum sites at Grady Hospital, the Emory Clinics, and the Atlanta VA, among others. The Psychology Department is committed to the professional development of our faculty, staff and trainees, and to enhancing diversity in the academy.

Applicants may apply on Interfolio at  or via the department’s website. Please include the following materials:

  1. Cover letter
  2. CV
  3. Research statement that includes a description of prior research and a plan for developing an independent, externally funded research program.
  4. Teaching statement that summarizes prior teaching experience, interests, and philosophy.
  5. Diversity statement describing experience and vision regarding the teaching, mentoring, and support of trainees from diverse backgrounds and/or a statement of personal experiences with, and/or contributions to, issues related to social and racial justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Items 3-5 should not exceed six pages combined. In addition, applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf. Application review will begin on October 15th. Those applications received within 30 days of that date will receive full consideration. 

Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Assistant Teaching Professor, Psychology, Emory University

Emory University, Department of Psychology, seeks to appoint a full-time lecturer at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor for a renewable 3-year period. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate courses in introductory psychology, research methods, and topics in the area of the candidate’s expertise that enhance our undergraduate curriculum, including opportunities to design and develop new courses. Candidates with statistical expertise are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates should have outstanding records of teaching, curricular development, and student academic advising and/or mentorship.

The successful applicant will join a vibrant and collaborative environment supportive of high-quality teaching. A Ph.D. in psychology or a closely related field and independent teaching experience are required.

Please apply via Interfolio at Please include a CV, a teaching statement, copies of syllabi/course materials, recent course evaluations, and three letters of recommendation. A brief diversity statement that addresses past activities and future plans to advance equity, inclusion, and diversity in your professional career is also required. The anticipated start date for the position is Fall 2023. The deadline for applications is November 15, 2022. A description of Lecture Track Faculty (LTF) at Emory with its opportunities for re-appointment and promotion can be found here.

Emory University (Atlanta, GA) is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply