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Assistant/Associate Professors of Clinical Psychology Autism Spectrum Disorders (002922-2013)

Purdue University is recruiting 6 faculty members who will enhance and complement ongoing efforts in autism research. Areas of specialization are expected to range from molecular, cellular, and organismal through behavioral, educational, and systems levels. New colleagues will join a large cohort of researchers and clinicians committed to interdisciplinary and collaborative investigation of autism spectrum disorders and to making a positive impact on the quality of life of individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their families.

Current active searches associated with the cluster are in Biological Sciences, Education, Psychological Sciences, and Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences (http://www.purdue.edu/hhs/psy/autismclusterhires.php) .

Qualifications:The Department of Psychological Sciences at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Clinical Psychology at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels beginning in the Fall of 2014. Although only candidates doing research within ASD may be considered, there is no restriction on the type of research within the ASD area. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology or a relevant field (e.g., developmental psychopathology), a strong publication history, a research program with high likelihood of external funding, and a potential for teaching and mentoring excellence.  Faculty responsibilities will include maintaining a productive research program, directing graduate student research, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses.

The Department of Psychological Sciences consists of 46 tenure-track faculty in 6 training areas: Behavioral Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Industrial/ Organizational Psychology, Mathematical and Computational Cognitive Science, and Social Psychology.  Existing strengths within the Clinical Area include developmental psychopathology, personality, and relationships. The Clinical Program at Purdue University has been continuously accredited by the American Psychological Association since 1948 and, consistent with its clinical science orientation, is a member of the PCSAS Founders’ Circle. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Application: Application review will begin November 15, 2013, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send a vita, up to 4 papers, and research and teaching statements via email in pdf format to clinicalsearch@purdue.edu. In addition, arrange to have at least 3 letters of reference forwarded to the same email address. Questions regarding the position may be sent to Dr. Donald Lynam, Chair, Clinical Psychology Search Committee (dlynam@purdue.edu).