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Department of Psychology|College of Arts and Sciences

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Department of Psychology
University of Wyoming
Dept. 3415
1000 E University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-6303
Fax: (307) 766-2926

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The Department of Psychology at the University of Wyoming offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. We welcome you to our site and invite you to explore what we have to offer. Please feel free to contact us for any additional information. We're always delighted to assist in any way we can!

Psychology Department Mission Statement

THE UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT invites applicants for a tenure-track Clinical Psychology Assistant Professor position to begin August 2015. Required: A PhD or ABD by August 31, 2015 from an APA or CPA-accredited clinical psychology program. Completion of an APA or CPA-accredited clinical internship. Evidence of research productivity and high quality teaching.

Preferred: Interest and background to teach courses on the biological bases of human behavior at undergraduate and graduate levels. Research area is open, but preference will be given to psychologists whose research interests complement departmental strengths, which include adult psychopathology, developmental psychopathology, emotion regulation processes, and cognitive assessment. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others is preferred.

Position responsibilities include: graduate and undergraduate teaching (2:2 load), academic advising, research supervision of graduate students, and the development of a productive research program. Prior to attaining tenure and upon completion of licensing requirements, candidates must obtain licensure as a psychologist in Wyoming. We provide lab space, internal grant opportunities, and competitive start-up funds. For detailed information about the department, see:

Laramie, a family-friendly small town situated in the high plains between the Laramie Mountain Range and the Medicine Bow Mountain Range, has abundant outdoor recreation and is an easy drive to Denver, Colorado.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application describing research program and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, selected publications, and teaching evaluations or other documentation attesting to teaching effectiveness, and have three letters of reference sent to Cheryl Hamilton (

Questions should be directed to Carolyn Pepper, Chair of the search committee ( Review of applications will begin October 15, 2014. The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. Please see We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check. Additional information is available at

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