Adult Clinical Psychologist, Anxiety Disorders

Posted: 8/19/2015

The Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry at the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University School of Medicine seeks a full time Adult Clinical Psychologist at the assistant professor level with an interest in evidence based clinical service, training, and scholarly activity in the area of anxiety disorders /OCD. The successful candidate will have expertise in cognitive behavior therapy including exposure therapy.

Within the department there is a strong collaborative focus in clinical service, teaching, and scholarship among psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers. Additionally, faculty frequently collaborate with faculty in other medical school departments. The department strongly encourages professional development with support/mentoring for development of clinical services, improved teaching/training, and scholarship.  

Appropriate candidates include new graduates as well as early career clinicians. Previous experience in academic medicine not required. The successful candidate is expected to provide clinical services, contribute to our APA-accredited internship training program, medical student and resident education, and participate in scholarly activities. Applicants must possess a PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology from an APA/CPA-accredited graduate program with an APA/CPA-approved internship and be immediately eligible for licensure in West Virginia. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

WVU Faculty enjoy the benefits of a premier tertiary referral center for the state of West Virginia, affiliation with WVU Hospitals, Inc., cutting-edge technology, and a collaborative academic atmosphere conducive to professional growth. Morgantown, West Virginia, consistently ranked one of the Best Small Cities in America, is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA.

Address letter of interest, vitae, and three letters of recommendation to: Richard Gross, PhD, and to apply, send to Angel Dunn, Senior HR Generalist - Physician Recruitment, via email to

WVU is an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.