Assistant Professor - Clinical Psychology

Bowling Green State University

Assistant Professor - Clinical Psychology


Depends on Qualifications


Main Campus (BG), OH


Full-Time Faculty




A&S Dean


Psychology Department - Faculty

OPENING DATE             10/31/2023


The Department of Psychology at Bowling Green State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor position (full-time, 9-month, tenure-track) in Clinical Psychology starting August 2024.

Information about Program and College

The Department of Psychology is located within the College of Arts and Sciences. The College strives to foster and sustain an engaging culture of discovery, creativity, teaching, learning, and collaboration, enriched by a diversity of experiences and perspectives. We are especially interested in recruiting candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, scholarly/creative work, and/or service, to our efforts to meet the challenge of achieving inclusive excellence in our academic community. The College takes a cohort-based approach to faculty success, providing resources and support within the Dean’s Office and through collaboration with Arts and Sciences departments and schools, leadership teams in other colleges, and university-serving partners such as the Center for Faculty Excellence. Through these connections, we are developing comprehensive programming that supports the professional growth and advancement of faculty across all disciplines, ranks, and career stages. We value and practice shared governance and are committed to maintaining a vibrant and equitable working environment.

The Department of Psychology at BGSU enjoys a nationally ranked doctoral program that offers specializations in clinical, industrial-organizational, developmental, and neural-cognitive sciences. The clinical area follows the scientist-practitioner model and has been continuously accredited by APA since 1970, receiving the highest level (then 7 years) of reaccreditation in 2016. Within the clinical area, areas of specialty include child/adolescent, behavioral medicine, community, and religion/spirituality. The new hire will join Clinical faculty members Eric Dubow, William O’Brien, Catherine Stein, Annette Mahoney, Carolyn Tompsett, Abby Braden, Daniel Maitland, and Dryw Dworsky (Director of Psychological Services Center). In all, the department includes 22 faculty members, approximately 95 graduate students, and over 600 undergraduate majors. The faculty are committed to excellence in teaching and research. The department fosters an inclusive environment through faculty participation in the NSF-funded ALLIES program, a student-led committee focused on issues related to underrepresented groups, and efforts to weave attention to cultural awareness throughout clinical training. For more information, visit our web site: 

As a public university for the public good, Bowling Green State University is a comprehensive, high research university located in northwestern Ohio committed to driving economic and cultural vitality in the region and beyond. Through innovative teaching, research and creative activities, BGSU fosters a collaborative and inclusive learning community where inspired ideas, knowledge and achievements support the region, state and nation. Supporting student success and outcomes, more than 760 talented and passionate faculty members teach across all majors, with nearly 80% holding terminal degrees in their field. BGSU offers more than 200 undergraduate majors and programs, 17 doctoral programs, 57 master’s programs and a significant number of certificate programs.

Guided by Forward, the BGSU strategic plan, the University’s research and creative activities have resulted in a significant increase in extramural funding over the past several years. Committed to meeting workforce needs, BGSU is investing in indemand academic programs. The University recently established a School of Nursing, School of Physical Therapy, School of Engineering, School of the Built Environment and School of Aviation. As a national leader in innovative partnerships, BGSU provides comprehensive and connected opportunities for its learning community in and out of the classroom. The University established the first of its kind Resort and Attraction Management (RAAM) program in collaboration with Cedar Fair. BGSU also has strategic partnerships in advanced manufacturing, aviation, forensic science and engineering fields.

For the fourth year in a row, The Wall Street Journal ranks BGSU as the No. 1 public university in the Midwest that students would choose again. BGSU also holds the Wall Street Journal distinction of being the No. 1 university in Ohio – public or private – for student experience.

Essential Functions
  • Maintain an active research program that results in publishing in peer-reviewed journals; seek external funding to supportresearch 
  • Teach undergraduate courses; teach graduate courses in clinical psychology; supervise Master’s and PhD studentresearch and clinical training
  • Provide service to the Department, College, University, and profession
  • Research, teaching, and clinical supervision should focus on adult populations
  • Obtain Psychologist license in Ohio within two years of the start date
Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Psychology from an APA-accredited clinical psychology program
  • Demonstrated research productivity peer-reviewed journal articles; research presentation(s) at national/internationalconferences; book chapters in top-tier outlets)
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching psychology courses at the undergraduate or graduate level
  • Research or teaching focus on adult populations
Preferred Qualifications

- Research and clinical interests with adult populations that align with our health psychology, clinical-community psychology or psychology of spirituality program areas

Additional Information Application Materials Required
  • Cover letter 
  • Curriculum vitae (including license status)
  • Names and contact information of three professional references
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and philosophy of clinical training 
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student evaluations, peer observations, teaching awards, number of studentsearning degrees and their placements)
  • Sample syllabus and assignments that illustrate inclusive pedagogy or student learning-focused course design. Syllabusand assignments may be from previous or proposed courses.
  • Statement of research interests and plan for seeking external funding

Unofficial transcripts of highest degree earned are required for candidates invited for in-person interviews.  Finalist will be required to submit official transcripts.

BGSU policy requires finalist to authorize and pass a background check prior to receiving an offer of employment. 

Application Deadline  

The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by November 30, 2023.

Salary & Benefits  

Competitive and commensurate with candidate’s experience and credentials. Full benefits package available. 

Further Information  

For additional information, contact Dr. Eric Dubow, Search Committee Chair, at 

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer . We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421 or email


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