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Company: University of Central Oklahoma
Location: Edmond, OK
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


College/Department Overview:

The College of Education and Professional Studies currently has 100 full-time and over 100 part-time faculty organized in seven departments. The college offers 23 undergraduate majors and 28 graduate majors. All teacher education programs are CAEP accredited. Other programs are recognized at the state and national levels with accreditations by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the American Dietetic Association (ADA), the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), and the Oklahoma Educational Quality and Accountability Commission (OEQA). UCO's College of Education and Professional Studies has an enrollment of nearly 4,800 students, about one-fourth of whom are graduate students. For further information see our website at

Position Overview:

Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty.

Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook. Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. This position is a full-time, tenure-track position.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

This position requires a candidate who has a passion for teaching and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology or a closely related field. The area of specialization within that field is open, both in terms of clinical expertise and research area. The candidate will be expected to teach both undergraduate courses (e.g., research methods, statistics, abnormal psychology) and Master's level courses (e.g., psychopathology, psychological assessment, psychotherapy), as well as supervising students in the UCO Psychology Clinic, a training facility for counseling and school psychology graduate students.

The ideal candidate will be licensed or license-eligible in Oklahoma as a Health Services Psychologist (HSP). They will also be trained in evidence-based psychological assessment and treatment (e.g., cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal therapies, etc.) for various mental health concerns. Additional responsibilities include maintaining an active research program, involving students in research, and serving on committees at the departmental, college, and university level. UCO is a metropolitan university with a focus on undergraduate education and scholarship.


Qualifications/Experience Required:

Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval).

NOTE: If the doctorate is not obtained and submitted by the time of employment, the position rank will change to TT-Instructor.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred:

Teaching experience, and a research record.


Training and research in neuroscience, learning & behavior, cognitive, I/O, social, experimental, or evolutionary psychology.

Physical Demands:

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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