Guest Faculty Psychology Developmental/ Child Clinical

Bronxville, NY
Nov 20, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title:

Guest Faculty Psychology Developmental/ Child Clinical


Guest Faculty

Tenure Information:

Non-Tenure Track

Job Description:

Sarah Lawrence College invites applications for a full-time guest or two half time guest positions in the Department of Psychology and graduate program in Child Development, beginning fall 2021. We seek a scholar(s) whose research and teaching interests are in the area of developmental/ child clinical psychology.

The core area which must be covered in our curriculum is child clinical psychology. In addition, candidates should be interested in offering courses that include material from the perspectives of developmental and cultural psychology, and where relevant integrating theory, research and observation. Specific areas of interest may include developmental theory, social/emotional/personality development, early childhood learning and play, and variations in development due to trauma, neurodiversity, and experiential factors.

The person(s) in this position will teach both undergraduate and Masters level graduate students. They should be prepared to teach seminar classes to small groups of students at both the introductory and more advanced level, and to teach students doing course related fieldwork at the campus lab preschool, in addition to individual work with students. This person will also be centrally involved in teaching and thesis advising with graduate students in the Master’s program in Child Development.

The application should include the following: Cover letter, CV, course descriptions for two proposed courses, sample of scholarly writing and three letters of recommendation. Please include a consideration of diversity, equity and inclusion in your teaching and other work, as part of your cover letter. Review of applications will begin on Dec. 15. Priority consideration will be given to people who apply by that date. The position will remain open until filled. The position(s) could be for one or two years.

Required Qualifications:

A doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology, and/or developmental psychology, and teaching experience are required.

EEO Statement:

Sarah Lawrence College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals.

Sarah Lawrence College is located in southern Westchester County, 25 minutes by train from midtown Manhattan, NYC. For information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our web site at

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