Assistant Professor - Behavioral and Social Sciences


The Behavioral and Social Sciences Department invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position to teach undergraduate level psychology courses. We seek candidates specializing in clinical psychology with social service/administrative experience and at least one of the following areas: developmental, educational, environmental/community, or social psychology. Only candidates with a Ph.D in Psychology will be considered.

In addition to teaching, the selected candidate will share responsibility for college-wide and departmental assignments, develop new curriculum and interdisciplinary programmatic initiates as well as participate in department planning and evaluation activities.


Doctoral degree in Psychology from an A.P.A. accredited institution. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Two (2) years' effective teaching experience
  • Highly motivated to teach in a diverse multicultural urban college
  • Availability to work evening and weekend hours
  • Bilingual skills in English and Spanish


Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at and navigating to the following links: "Employment" and "Search Job Postings".

Please attach resume, cover letter, three professional references and statement of scholarly interest.


Open until filled with review of resumes to begin May 8, 2017.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Hostos Community College

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Behavioral and Social Sciences

Job ID: 16502

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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