Assistant Professor of Psychology - EXTENDED

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University of Scranton
Assistant Professor of Psychology - EXTENDED

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The Office of Equity and Diversity
Institute of Molecular Biology & Medicine, Rm 311
[email protected]
(570) 941-6645

University Mission
The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding. All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at

Diversity & Inclusion
The University of Scranton embraces diversity and inclusion through its mission, Jesuit identity, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs. The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from diverse candidates. Please see our website at for our full non-discrimination statement. The University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the University; where the environment is welcoming, respectful of freedom of expression and dedicated to social justice, cultural competence and the value of diversity. All applicants are required to provide a statement that indicates their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this informs their pedagogy.


Job Purpose:
The University of Scranton Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in psychology beginning in August 2021. This search is part of a broader cluster hiring approach, which will contribute to the development of Black Studies at the University.

Essential Duties:
Teaching abnormal psychology, psychological testing, and a course in their area of expertise.

Additional Skills Required:

Minimum Education Requirements:
Applicants should have a PhD, PsyD, or ABD in psychology; the specialty area is open but the successful applicant will teach abnormal psychology or psychological testing plus a course in their area of expertise. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists must have received their doctorate from an APA-accredited program and completed an APA-accredited internship. The Department can furnish supervision toward psychology licensure, if desired.

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Assistant Professor

Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin on January 17, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Apply online at Please submit a cover letter (which includes teaching experience and research statement), curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and evidence of teaching quality (e.g., teaching evaluations). Please also provide a statement that indicates your commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this informs your pedagogy. Three letters of recommendation are also requested. For further information about the Psychology Department, visit our web page at

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Job No:
Posted: 10/22/2020
Application Due: 12/21/2020
Work Type: Full Time