University of Idaho

Associate Director for Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry

Location: Moscow

Division/College: WWAMI Medical Education Program

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: Commensurate with experience

FTE: 1.0

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The successful candidate for this position will serve an important administrative, teaching and leadership role in the WWAMI Medical Education Program as a regular faculty member in a tenure track role.
Teaching: Help to organize the mind, brain and behavior course which involves teaching relevant content, identifying content experts and patients for sessions, and overseeing implementation of the block-based fall course. There will also be minor teaching assignments in other portions of the curriculum in relevant content area.
Research: Develop and maintain an active area of scholarship related their area of expertise based on prior experience.
Outreach and Extension: Establish outreach to local health care providers in clinical psychology and psychiatry. Develop clinical placements for student learning in the larger northern Idaho community.
University Service and Leadership: Develop, implement and administer graduate programs in health-related areas that intersect with their areas of expertise. Examples could include degree programs in clinical psychology and public health.

Rank is negotiable depending on experience and will range from Assistant to Associate Professor. The position is tenure track or with tenure depending on the candidate’s experience and current tenure status. The administrative portion of this position is contingent upon a continued need for the administrative assignment and will be compensated as 15% of the faculty base salary.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Postgraduate clinical education. Examples of minimal degree obtainment that would qualify an applicant include MD and DO or PhD and other Doctoral degrees in a relevant field such as clinical psychology.
  • Curriculum development experience in a university setting.
  • A minimum of four years working and teaching in a university setting.
  • Licensure to practice as a psychologist or in psychiatry in current state of residence.
  • Project management experience.
  • Successful record of research publications.
  • Experience summarizing and presenting research findings.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of a degree in an APA accredited program if PhD/Doctoral degree
  • Experience teaching medical and health professions students.
  • Experience with program design.
  • Demonstrated record of scholarly activity.
  • Demonstrated experience in administration.
  • Demonstrated experience advising/mentoring graduate or health professions students.
  • Experience serving on advisory and review panels.
  • Successful record of grant experience.
  • Knowledge and experience of health professional program external accreditation.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: F001054P

Posting Date: 08/25/2022

Closing Date: 10/14/2022

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions:

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

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University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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The University of Idaho is committed to promoting access and inclusion, which is supported by the Office of Equity and Diversity.  A variety of programs, services and policies promote our diversity initiatives and contribute to a respectful, responsive environment that supports the entire university population.


We offer a competitive benefits package that includes core benefits such as medical, dental, and vision, as well as retirement and other exciting supplemental benefits that enhance the employment experience and life at U of I.

Work/Life Balance

  • Employee Assistance Plan: Benefit Services offers a robust employee assistance program that is free and confidential. It provides eligible employees and their families with the opportunity to discuss personal problems with a professional counselor, receive unlimited telephone and Internet access to resource and referral information and obtain other self-help information.

  • Time Away from Work: The university offers a generous paid time off package for benefit-eligible employees, as well as 12 paid holidays a year.

  • Lactation Rooms: Designated locations across campus offer private rooms and resources for mothers to breastfeed or pump.

  • Campus Recreation: Student Recreation Center memberships are available to board-appointed U of I faculty, staff and their spouses. Employees must use payroll deduction for memberships.   

  • Eligible employees can purchase wellness passes for the Student Recreation Center using payroll deduct.

  • Events: Check out what university events are being offered, including seminars, classes, arts/entertainment, and social gatherings.

  • Educational Resources: Benefit-eligible employees and their families can enroll in University of Idaho courses at discounted rates using the education benefit.

  • U of I Children's Center: University employees have access to a year-round, child-centered child care center, conveniently located on campus. Fees vary depending on age and schedule.

About the area

Located in the beautiful rolling hills of the Palouse, Moscow is a great place to live, work and play! In addition to housing our residential campus, this safe, close-knit community offers amazing restaurants, arts and entertainment, shopping, recreational activities, and breathtaking natural beauty. 

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