DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY is inviting applications for an Open Rank, full-time, tenure track position in Clinical Psychology beginning August 2024, with an area of specialization in Child Clinical. Candidates must have received their doctoral degree from an APA or PCSAS accredited clinical psychology program and have completed an APA-approved (or equivalent) clinical psychology internship. Candidates will be expected to have a strong background in and dedication to scholarly activity, excellent teaching and mentoring, and to interact well with colleagues and students. They must also demonstrate the capacity to maintain a high-quality research program leading to scholarly productivity in the form of professional publications, presentations, and grantsmanship. Competitive salary and start-up funds are available.

Candidates will be expected to serve as a research mentor for doctoral students, to supervise undergraduate research, to teach from a multicultural perspective, and to provide quality classroom instruction for both graduate and undergraduate courses. Typical teaching load is two courses per semester and clinical supervision counts in this load, when assigned. Several current faculty maintain active research and training collaborations at both the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and the OSU College of Medicine in Tulsa, offering opportunities for access to medical specialty populations and collaborations. Additionally, OSU Stillwater, OSU College of Medicine, and OSU Tulsa partnered to host the interdisciplinary OSU Brain Initiative ( in Tulsa, OK, where the most advanced MRI system in the state is located, OSU Biomedical Imaging Center at the Hardesty Center for Clinical Research and Neuroscience: Candidates also may collaborate with the Center for Integrative Research on Childhood Adversity (CIRCA)

For full consideration, application materials must be received by November 1, 2023. However, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter, research and teaching statements, vita, reprints/preprints of representative research, and summary of course evaluations/evidence of teaching excellence. The application portfolio, compiled as a single PDF file, should be uploaded to the application portal at  In addition, candidates should provide the names of 3 individuals who will write a letter of recommendation for candidates who are finalists.  Questions may be directed to Dr. Stephanie Sweatt, Chair, Child Clinical Search Committee, at

The Department has 30 tenured/tenure-track full-time faculty and offers PhDs in both clinical and experimental psychology. The Clinical Program, continuously APA-accredited since 1971 and PCSAS-accredited since 2018, is based on a clinical science model of training. The experimental program has concentrations in Developmental, Comparative-Neurobiological, Cognitive, and Social-Personality psychology. The Department offers training to a diverse graduate and undergraduate student body (30% minority enrollment) of approximately 60 doctoral students and 1200 undergraduate majors. Applicants from underrepresented groups in psychology, such as first-generation college students, are encouraged to apply. All applicants are encouraged to visit the Department website at

The OSU Department of Psychology is strongly committed to engaging all populations and is proud of our welcoming and supportive culture where all members feel that their contributions to teaching, research and working with our communities are valued.  You can read more about OSU’s commitment to advancing all populations at

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