Posted: Aug 30, 2021
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Assistant Director of Clinical Services & Research, UNLV PRACTICE

Full-time
Salary: Annually
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Education

The Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Clinical Services and Research at UNLV PRACTICE®, an interdisciplinary community mental health clinic (https://www.unlv.edu/thepractice). The full-time, 12-month, Assistant Director will hold the rank of UNLV Assistant Professor in Residence (non-tenure track faculty member), to begin Fall, 2022. UNLV PRACTICE® is an innovative and growing training clinic committed to serving the mental and behavioral health needs of a diverse community with evidence-based practices and programs for children, adolescents, and adults. In addition to individual psychotherapy, we offer and train in comprehensive psychological assessment, group psychotherapy, trauma- and grief-focused interventions, preschool-grade 12 outreach, and telehealth. We seek applicants who are committed to preparing the next generation of mental
and behavioral health providers to be community engaged and capable of practicing and collaborating in inter-professional practice; and with expertise developing and providing clinical mental health services to diverse populations considering intersectional identities in clinical conceptualization and treatment. The successful applicant will be expected to work with our team to fulfill the daily administrative and clinical oversight responsibilities and carry out strategic clinical, training, or research initiatives of UNLV PRACTICE® including eventual integration with the new UNLV Academic Health Center; and ensure that operations and strategic plans align with program needs and accreditation guidelines. The successful applicant will be assigned to other teaching, clinical supervision, or service responsibilities at UNLV by the Psychology Department and participate in curricular decisions and faculty governance. The clinical psychology doctoral
program at UNLV is APA-accredited and based on a scientist-practitioner model (https://www.unlv.edu/psychology/graduateprograms/phd-clinical). The Department offers a B.A. in
psychology and a Neuroscience minor. The Department has 29 full-time faculty members and a
Psychological and Brain Sciences Ph.D. program with cognitive, developmental, neuroscience, and
quantitative/social/community areas of study. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. or Psy.D from an APA-accredited Health Service Psychology scientist-practitioner or practitioner-scholar program, an APA-accredited clinical internship, and be licensed or license-eligible in Nevada as a Psychologist.
Salary and benefits are competitive, and the position is contingent upon funding. UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classifiedR1 (research university with very high research activity) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. UNLV is the third most ethnically diverse campus in the nation, with over 20,000 students from underrepresented groups. UNLV has been designated as an Asian-American and Native-American, Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, building and fostering a culturally inclusive environment, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us online at: http://www.unlv.edu.


Applicants should submit a cover letter of interest, a detailed vita listing qualifications and experience,
clinical supervision philosophy statement, diversity statement (describing how you address diversity, equity,
and inclusion in the scope of your teaching, clinical supervision, and broader work), teaching statement, and
the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who
may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications, because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. The review of materials will begin October 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Michelle Paul, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via online application at https://www.unlv.edu/jobs/openings (View Academic Faculty Openings; position P0022674). For assistance with UNLV’s online applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment
Services at (702) 895-3504 or [email protected] UNLV is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability
Employer. The department continues to implement initiatives in keeping with our commitment to issues related to diversity, inclusion, and equity in regard to organizational climate, teaching, and research. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups, and candidates whose professional interests address issues of diversity are particularly encouraged to apply. Please visit our departmental website for more information: https://www.unlv.edu/psychology.