Assistant Professor of Psychology

Clarksville, Arkansas, United States

Job description

Responsibilities and Qualifications:
University of the Ozarks invites applications for a current opening as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology beginning August, 2018. Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. degree in Psychology or a related discipline by the time of employment. The desired applicant should be a health or clinical psychologist with the ability to work as part of a team to promote our growing psychology program. The primary responsibilities of this new position include the teaching and advising of Psychology students and enhancing the Psychology program’s curriculum. With teaching as the foremost priority, there is still encouragement and opportunity to conduct undergraduate research with our motivated students.

University of the Ozarks values personal attention and collegiality, thus a familiarity with and understanding of a small and residential campus are highly desirable. A sincere interest in students, excellent communication skills, and support of the University’s mission are also required.

Ranked in the top 10 of Southern region comprehensive baccalaureate institutions by U. S. News & World Report, the University of the Ozarks is a Presbyterian-related institution that blends the liberal arts and professional preparation in a student-centered environment emphasizing quality teaching and student learning. The University serves a diverse group of approximately 750 students from the United States and abroad on a beautiful campus in Clarksville, Arkansas, located along I-40 approximately 90 miles northwest of Little Rock, nestled between the Arkansas River and the Ozark Mountains. Recent major gifts have enhanced the academic program and other campus initiatives. For more information about the University of the Ozarks, visit

How to apply

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018 and will continue until the search is completed. Please send a letter of application; vita; statement of teaching philosophy; and three current letters of reference, at least one of which addresses teaching ability, to:

Stacy H. Key
Dean, Mathematics and Sciences Division
University of the Ozarks
415 N. College Avenue
Clarksville, AR 72830

Welcome to University of the Ozarks! We are a fully accredited, private, undergraduate university that is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Our picturesque 30-acre campus lies at the foot of the scenic Ozark Mountains in Clarksville, Arkansas, approximately 100 miles west of Little Rock and 60 miles east of Fort Smith.