Assistant Professor ~ Psychology

Rochester, New York
Sep 08, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Psychology Department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2018. The department seeks candidates committed to teaching excellence at a comprehensive institution that supports both liberal arts curricula and professional programs. Applicants who will contribute to the college’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching courses in Clinical/Counseling and Introduction to Psychology. Welcome areas of interest might include Healthcare Disparities, Community Mental Health, Developmental Psychopathology, or Applied Neuropsychology. Opportunities may also exist to contribute to the graduate program in Higher Education Student Affairs Administration, and to teach our Statistics & Methods sequence.

A Ph.D. is preferred (ABD Considered) and experience in teaching is preferred, as is a record of research or interest regarding inclusion, diversity or marginalization. Successful candidate should possess: demonstrated ability to teach courses in Clinical Counseling and related areas; ability to engage undergraduates in research; ability to maintain and sustain an ongoing program of research. The candidate must be able to teach Introduction to Psychology.

Responsibilities include teaching 3 – 4 courses per semester, advising, involvement in the college community, and scholarly activity. Candidates should be committed to excellence in undergraduate education and to collaborative involvement of students in a research program.

Nazareth College, an independent, comprehensive institution with 2100 undergraduate and 700 graduate students, prepares graduates to live and work as leaders in diverse communities through a wide range of liberal arts and professional programs. Nazareth hires faculty who are committed to excellent teaching, student success, civic engagement, and who will champion diversity within the campus community and beyond. Nazareth strives to be both diverse and inclusive, addressing issues of power, privilege, and marginalization through curricular, co-curricular, scholarly, creative and support activities. The College is located minutes from downtown Rochester, New York, a city noted for world-class cultural and entertainment offerings and a fast-growing innovation economy. Applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged. EOE