Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

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Work type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Education/Training/Instructional Design, Allied Health, Social/Behavioral Science, Health Care Administration/Support
Department:33070000 - HP-CLINICAL / HLTH PSYCHOLOGY

Classification Title:

Assistant, Associate, Full Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Clinical and Health Psychology within the College of Public Health and Health Professions invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank in the area of Medical/Health Psychology with an emphasis in pain, though strong candidates from all Health/Medical Psychology will be welcomed. The Department and College houses The Center for Pain Research and Behavioral Health, with a long history (established in 1993) of productivity, funding, and training.  The Center for Pain Research and Behavioral Health has had excellent research, clinical, and training relationships with multiple partners in Medicine (Rheumatology, Anesthesiology, Gastroenterology, Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Family Practice), Dentistry, and Computer Science.

The ideal candidate for this position is expected to display a strong career record of scientific and scholarly achievements relative to other professionals at their current professional rank; have active interest and skills in building a collaborative research program within a dynamic, interprofessional, academic health center environment; add depth and/or breadth to existing areas of specialization represented by existing faculty in the Medical/Health Psychology area; and possess competency and willingness to engage in (i) mentorship of research and (ii) supervision of behavioral health service delivery within a Scientist-Practitioner graduate training program emphasizing evidence-based practice.

The Candidate will work closely with colleagues within the department, physicians, and other health care providers in a dynamic healthcare environment. If applicable, day-to-day clinical service delivery responsibilities may take place across a variety of settings within the UF Health Science Center, including our outpatient UF Psychology Specialties Clinic, other UF Health Outpatient Clinics, or the inpatient units at UF Health/Shands Hospital. This is a full- time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position, with an open start date but ideally no later than August 1, 2023.

The Department of Clinical and Health Psychology ( is a free-standing clinical psychology department within a CEPH-accredited College of Public Health and Health Professions, which allows it to establish its own missions in research, teaching, and service to the larger University community.  The Department has over 40 core faculty, more than 80 doctoral students, and two APA-accredited programs: a doctoral program in clinical psychology and a clinical internship in professional psychology. The Department has a 60-year history of providing APA-accredited doctoral and internship training in clinical psychology and advanced specialty-specific training in four major areas of study: Neuropsychology, Clinical Health Psychology, Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology, and Cognitive and Emotion Neuroscience.

The University of Florida ( ) is a comprehensive research-extensive university. The College of Public Health and Health Professions ( is part of the University of Florida’s Academic Health Center. The UF Academic Health Center ( is the only AHC in the country with six colleges located on a single, contiguous campus. These include Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, and Veterinary Medicine. The Academic Health Center also partners with the adjacent UF Health Shands Hospital, the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, and the UF Academic Health Center Regional campus located in Jacksonville, FL. Additional major institutes and centers at the University of Florida include the Institute of Child Health Policy, the UF Health Cancer Center, the UF Genetics Institute, the Emerging Pathogens Institute, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and the McKnight Brain Institute, all of which provide state-of-the-art environments and access to large data sets for faculty collaboration.

Expected Salary:


Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and be licensed or licensed-eligible in the State of Florida.

Preferred Qualifications:

For senior hires, a record of academic accomplishments, scholarly recognition, external research support, and leadership responsibilities to warrant appointment at the level of professor or associate professor is essential. For hires at the assistant professor level, potential to develop such a record should be demonstrated.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Experience and interest in working with pain research and clinical applications
  • Interest in working with multidisciplinary medical teams
  • One year of post-doctoral work
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must submit a CV, letter of interest, and contact information for three references.  Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For questions, please contact Dr. Michael Robinson, Ph.D. ( Chair, Search Committee or call (352) 273-6617.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

 The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

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