Assistant Professor of Psychology

Canton, New York
Competitive Salary and Comprehensive Benefits Package
Oct 04, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Psychology Department at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2018. The candidate may have a background in any area of psychology, including but not limited to behavioral, biological, clinical, cognitive, counseling, developmental, and social. We are particularly interested in an individual who has a strong commitment to the diversity and excellence of the academic community and can demonstrate this commitment through teaching, research, and/or service. Candidates with expertise in a health-related subfield, including health disparities, are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants should have their Ph.D. by August 15, 2018, but ABD candidates may be considered. Previous teaching experience preferred. Ability to uniquely complement and expand our existing course offerings, perspectives, and faculty research specialization preferred. The position will normally entail teaching three undergraduate courses per semester; opportunities for course release may be earned. The successful candidate will teach Introductory Psychology and courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Sponsorship of undergraduate research projects is expected. Opportunity to teach in the University’s First Year Program, our residential living/learning program, is available for interested candidates.

The successful candidate will join a department of 13 full-time faculty members, two academic support persons, and approximately 160 junior/senior majors. We also co-sponsor a Neuroscience program with our Biology Department.

Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  Applications should be submitted by November 10, 2017. Applications submitted after this date will be reviewed as needed. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Cathy Crosby, Search Chair, at (

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit