The Department of Psychology (http://www.psych.sc.edu/) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2018. We seek clinical scientists whose research focuses on multicultural perspectives in mental health and has potential for developing and implementing curricula that address cultural or multicultural issues in psychology.
Contributions in this area should include expertise in at least one of the follow areas: adapting mental health services to be more culturally responsive, promoting engagement of racial and ethnic minority persons in services, research into cultural practices that can promote mental or behavioral health, multi-level interventions to reduce health disparities, application of evidence-based practices to reduce health disparities, and the development of minority mental health professionals.
Must have a Ph.D. from a doctoral program with APA accreditation.
Qualifications include a promising record in original research, preparation to provide doctoral level supervision of therapy, and a commitment to quality teaching. The candidate should be licensed or license eligible and committed to pursuing licensure.
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC ...Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.