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Health Psychology faculty position

March 18, 2024

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The Department of Health Psychology in the College of Health Sciences (CHS) at the University of Missouri (MU) in Columbia, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track (NTT), Assistant/Associate/Full Clinical Professor.

This faculty member will primarily provide direct clinical services via an outpatient model within the Department of Health Psychology clinics, with expectations to provide evaluations/testing and treatment services.

Faculty will also be involved in providing clinical supervision through our APA accredited pre-doctoral internship program and APPCN-affiliated post-doctoral training program. Opportunities to collaborate on clinical research in the areas of neuropsychology and health psychology are also available. Involvement in service activities at the departmental, college, and/or university levels is expected.

Position highlights

  • Autonomy and flexibility in regard to patient populations treated and clinic schedule
  • Potential for clinical service area development and improvement of existing service lines
  • Involvement in psychology training programs with strong national reputations and history of external grant funding
  • Collaboration with health care providers from multiple MU departments in clinical service, research, and training
  • Licensure renewal fees covered annually
  • Department provides annual professional development funds and paid time off to participate in professional development activities
  • Salary increases with promotion to higher academic rank and achievement of board certification


Qualified candidates will have:

  • a Ph.D. or Psy.D. degree in clinical or counseling psychology (conferred prior to application)
  • completed a post-doctoral fellowship focused on neuropsychology, health psychology, rehab psychology, or behavioral medicine before the start of the position
  • eligibility for Missouri Psychology licensure
  • eligibility for ABPP board certification in specialty area

Candidates will be evaluated on:

  • the ability to develop new clinical service lines of the faculty’s choosing (e.g., oncology, neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative conditions, chronic medical conditions, etc.)
  • strong clinical skills
  • commitment to providing empirically supported clinical care
  • clinical interests and/or experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • oncology
    • pre-surgical evaluations
    • ADHD assessments
    • TBI/rehab
    • epilepsy
    • smoking cessation
    • chronic medical conditions
    • chronic pain
    • cardiology
  • Interest in being involved in clinical training and/or developing clinical training opportunities for psychology interns, post-doc, and other trainees

Application materials

Applications must be submitted online at (search for Job Opening 50981). Applications should include a letter of interest and a current curriculum vitae.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until July 1, 2024 or the position is filled.

View job opening 50981

For additional information about the position, applicants should contact Dr. Crystal Lim, Chair, Department of Health Psychology at or 573-882-2667. 

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Crystal Lim

Crystal Lim

Health Psychology Department Chair and Associate Professor