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Assistant Professor Clinical Psychology


Arts & Science Faculty (9 Mo)

Job Location

2501 N Blackwelder Ave, Oklahoma City, OK

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The Department of Psychology at Oklahoma City University seeks applications for a tenure track position in clinical psychology beginning in the fall of 2022. Responsibilities include teaching at the graduate level, supervising student research, and providing clinical supervision to students in our PsyD program. Candidates may also have some involvement in our undergraduate program as well.  



The successful candidate will have a completed PhD or PsyD degree in Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program. Training in and commitment to the evidence-based practice of psychology is also desired. Successful candidates will have previous experience teaching and/or providing clinical supervision to graduate students and will complement the existing interests in current faculty.  They will embrace the program’s commitment to recruit, retain, and mentor students from a wide range of underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds. Candidates should be licensed or license eligible (pending state specific requirements) as a psychologist in the State of Oklahoma.  Previous experience working within APA accredited programs is a plus.

OCU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer which serves a diverse student body and is committed to the same in the hiring process.  As such, we seek to recruit and retain faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

Promotion and Tenure
In addition to teaching, supervision, and advising of students, all tenure-track and tenured faculty members in the Petree College of Arts and Sciences must fulfill scholarship and service requirements as defined by the Procedures for Renewal, Promotion, and Tenure, an appendix to the Oklahoma City University Faculty Handbook. Effective teaching, scholarship, and service are required for promotion and tenure.


The Petree College of Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma City University

The Petree College of Arts and Sciences embraces the value of a liberal arts education and prepares students in all disciplines to think critically, creatively, and ethically. Our students are challenged to become servant leaders through an education that engages them to become socially and ecologically responsible citizens in our world. Through rigorous coursework taught by excellent faculty, the Petree College is committed to an education that is relevant, socially engaged, and life transforming. The faculty and staff of Petree College are not only concerned about preparing students for careers. More importantly, we want to prepare you for life. We hope that you will join us to participate in an education that will make a difference for you and for the world.


About Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City University was founded in 1904 and is a coeducational, urban, private university located in the Uptown district of Oklahoma City. The university is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers a wide variety of degrees in the liberal arts and sciences disciplines. Oklahoma City University is the only Oklahoma institution listed in the top tier of the regional, master's-level university category by U.S. News and World Report magazine.


Employee Benefits

The faculty of OCU are afforded a generous and comprehensive benefits package designed to fit the needs of you and your family.  Benefits offered include: health (medical, dental and vision) insurance, flexible spending accounts, university paid life insurance, university paid long-term disability insurance, retirement plans, and tuition remission for employees and qualifying dependents who wish to take classes or pursue a degree at OCU.


Procedure for Submitting Applications

Submit a cover letter, CV, 3 references, unofficial transcripts, and a statement that addresses teaching philosophy, research interests, and clinical interests. As part of this statement, candidates should discuss their views of and experiences with diversity within these professional areas.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Contact for Additional Questions

Search Chair: Dr. Melissa Hakman, Chair, Department of Psychology,

Diversity Advocate: Dr. Bill Sharp, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology,  University is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the values and goals of diversity.

Number of months per year

12 months, 9 months

Additional Required Application Materials

Cover Letter, CV or Resume, List of Professional References, NULL, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach a cover letter during the profile attachments stage of the online application process. , Please ensure that you have attached all of the required application materials to be considered.

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