Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
United States

Position Description       

The Department of Psychology at Harvard University invites applications for a Lecturer in Clinical Psychology to begin in Fall 2019. The Lecturer will teach courses in the Clinical Science curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching responsibilities will constitute up to four courses per academic year. The Lecturer will also contribute to the Department by assisting in the clinical training and practicum experiences of students in the Clinical Science PhD program. This will include acting as a liaison between the students, academic program faculty, and the training sites.

The appointment is for three years, contingent upon a successful review after the first year. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Applications will be considered complete only when all three letters have been received. The target start date for the position is between July 1 – September 1, 2019.

Basic Qualifications        

Candidates are required to have a PhD in clinical psychology from an APA-accredited program.

Additional Qualifications              

We are especially interested in candidates who have several years of post-doctoral clinical or teaching experience; are licensed or license-eligible in Massachusetts; have a strong record of teaching excellence; have familiarity with APA and PCSAS accreditation requirements; and possess excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills.

Special Instructions        

Please submit the following materials via the online application portal:

1) A letter of application describing clinical and teaching expertise and experiences

2) CV

3) Teaching statement

4) Evidence of teaching experience and success, especially quantitative and qualitative teaching evaluations

5) Research statement

6) Three letters of recommendation


Contact Information

For questions about the position, please contact Professor Matt Nock (nock@wjh.harvard.edu). For questions about the application procedure, please contact Dr. Katie Powers (kpowers@fas.harvard.edu).


Harvard University

Department of Psychology

William James Hall

33 Kirkland Street

Cambridge, MA 02138


Contact Email     kpowers@fas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer      

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.


Minimum Number of References Required          3

Maximum Number of References Allowed            5

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


* Do you hold a doctoral degree?



* Will you hold a doctoral degree by the date indicated in the job advertisement?



* Are you authorized to work in the United States, or will you need visa assistance?

(Open Ended Question)


* How many years of experience do you have as a graduate student instructor?

(Open Ended Question)


* How many years of experience do you have teaching undergraduates?

(Open Ended Question)


* How many years of experience do you have teaching your own course(s) (i.e., not as a discussion section leader)

(Open Ended Question)


* Please list potential course topics or titles for upper level undergraduate seminar or lecture courses you might be interested in teaching.

(Open Ended Question)


* Please provide the title of your dissertation.

(Open Ended Question)


Applicant Documents

Required Documents

Curriculum Vitae

Cover Letter

Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Course Evaluation

Sample Syllabus

Optional Documents

Statement of Research


Proposed Course Description

Degree Verification



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