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Associate Director of Psychology Clinic Position Available

Associate Director, Office of Applied Psychological Services (OAPS) & Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychology

The Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking an Associate Director for the Office of Applied Psychological Services (OAPS), effective August, 2021. OAPS is the training clinic for the Department’s APA-accredited Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and provides services to adults and children in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. The Clinical Psychology Program endorses a scientist-practitioner training model, has been accredited by APA since 1974, and is a member of the Academy of Psychological Sciences.

The position is a non-tenure track 12-month appointment. Duties involve training students in the evidence-based practice of clinical psychology, providing therapy and assessment supervision of clinical students, forming and maintaining relationships with local referral sources, and teaching
undergraduate and/or graduate level clinical courses. The associate director also assists the director in providing administrative oversight and leadership of the clinic, including overseeing the clinic facility, developing and implementing clinic policies and procedures, maintaining adherence to ethical guidelines and legal requirements, and providing back-up consultation in emergencies.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an APA-accredited program and be licensed (or license-eligible) as a clinical psychologist in Illinois, and have university teaching experience, as well as a demonstrated appreciation of psychology as a science, and an ability to incorporate a scientific focus and research perspective into clinical practice and any courses taught. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching at the university level; supervising clinical work of graduate students; training students on the administration and interpretation of psychoeducational assessments; and familiarity with and an appreciation of clinical work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates who are bilingual in Spanish and English are strongly encouraged to apply.


To Apply: Submit an online application to the UIC Job Board ( by July 30, 2021. Please upload a cover letter and CV and provide the names and email addresses of three references within the online application. Questions about the application process should be directed to Jessie Morris-Forristall at

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

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