Online Faculty Employment Application

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Position Details
Posting ID: 16072
Position Title: Assistant or Early Associate Professor in Clinical/Developmental Psychology
Category: Tenure-track
Department: Psychological Science
Department URL:
Description: The Department of Psychological Science at Claremont McKenna College invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position (assistant professor or early associate professor level) in clinical/developmental psychology beginning July 1, 2022. Applicants should have a specialization in developmental disabilities and child psychopathology. Given the unique needs of the position, we will give priority to applicants who focus on the treatment, policy, and educational outcomes of autism spectrum disorders.

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in psychology by the time of the appointment and be licensed or license eligible. The successful applicant will be expected to teach lower division courses (e.g., introductory and behavioral psychology) and upper level seminar courses related to their specialty (e.g., seminar in behavior analysis or practicum in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders). The teaching load is two courses per semester. Candidates should be experienced and effective in teaching students in a liberal arts setting, characterized by small class sizes and high levels of student interaction. There is also the option of working with graduate students in the Psychology doctoral program at Claremont Graduate University.

We expect the successful candidate will serve as the Director of The Claremont Autism Center (, a treatment and research after-school program. As the Director of the Autism Center, the candidate will also be responsible for designing the treatment program for each child depending on their needs, training graduate and undergraduate psychology student therapists, fundraising, and managing the referrals to the center. Moreover, the candidate will be responsible for providing students with the unique opportunity to do faculty-student research that is experiential in nature and contributes to intellectual vitality and a deeper understanding of public policy issues in the health arena.

Given our commitment to cultivating an inclusive educational environment, we seek candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to teaching, mentoring, and inspiring students representing a broad range of socioeconomic backgrounds, political opinion, genders, races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, and religions.

Claremont McKenna College is a highly selective undergraduate institution ranked among the top liberal arts colleges nationally. It is part of The Claremont Colleges, which also includes Pomona College, Scripps College, Harvey Mudd College, Pitzer College, Claremont Graduate University, and Keck Graduate Institute. Combined, the members of The Claremont Colleges have more than 6,000 students. Claremont is located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.

Claremont McKenna College is an equal-opportunity employer. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the College actively encourages applications from women and members of historically under-represented backgrounds in higher education.

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Please include a cover letter; CV; statement of research; statement of teaching and demonstrated commitment to teaching, mentoring, and inspiring students representing a broad range of backgrounds; summary of past teaching evaluations if applicable; and copies of relevant publications. Applicants must also submit the names and e-mail addresses of three references; an email will be automatically sent to them with a link to upload their recommendation letter. The review of complete applications will begin October 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Wei-Chin Hwang (the chair of the search committee) at (909) 607-2762,