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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions in Psychology

The University of Rochester
14627, Rochester

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THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY has two openings for tenure-track Assistant Professors in Clinical and Developmental Psychology. The Clinical position requires a PhD in Clinical Psychology. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in clinical and developmental sciences, but we will consider individuals from other related areas for the Developmental position and we encourage varied disciplines to apply as we value interdisciplinary science. 

The University of Rochester is a distinguished research university, and the Department of Psychology has a strong history of excellence in psychological science with internationally renowned professors. It offers outstanding opportunities for developing a research program, highly ranked doctoral programs, a very active undergraduate major, and a collaborative environment. The department has graduate programs in Clinical, Developmental and Social-Personality Psychology. There is excellent collaboration among faculty across the different areas, and close ties to other groups in the University, particularly in Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Education, Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Nursing, Pediatrics, and Engineering. The department is conveniently located across the street from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry which offers opportunities for collaborations on research, teaching and service. For further information please see our website: We are seeking successful candidates with outstanding research accomplishments and promise and a shared commitment to teaching excellence at undergraduate and graduate levels.
The Department of Psychology is creating a diverse and inclusive learning and work environment, which is integral for excellence in research, teaching and service. We are especially committed to increasing representation of those populations historically underrepresented in U.S. higher education. Please include a diversity statement that details how your research, teaching, and service support the success of students from racial, ethnic, gender, and other diverse backgrounds. Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further the University of Rochester’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The University of Rochester is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not discriminate anyone because of their protected status.

The University of Rochester is located in the city of Rochester, NY, a vibrant, diverse, family-friendly community located on Lake Ontario and adjacent to the Finger Lakes region with a metropolitan population of over one million people. Our region has a rich history of social justice and is located near national landmarks that commemorate historic events to that end. Rochester also boasts a thriving arts and music culture, substantial employment opportunities in various sectors, affordable housing, and easy access to urban, suburban, and rural neighborhoods.

Qualifications: The appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor rank. A Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology is required for the Clinical position. Applicants should have a strong record of research productivity and demonstrate promise for future growth. Competitive salary and startup funds are available commensurate with experience.

Application Procedure: Inquiries should be directed to Jeremy Jamieson, Ph.D., Associate Chair of Psychology ( Applicants should submit: a curriculum vitae, research, teaching, and diversity statements, three representative publications and preprints, and contact information for three letter of recommendation writers via the following website: Please do not send letters of recommendation until requested. We will not contact recommendation writers without prior notice to the candidate. We will begin to review applications on September 30, 2022 and continue until we have hired two successful candidates.

For the Clinical position, please submit applications here:

For the Developmental position, please submit applications here: 

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


The University of Rochester (located in Rochester, N.Y.) is one of the nation's leading private universities. One of the most collegiate in character among members of the Association of American Universities, Rochester has a personal scale that creates exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary study and close work with faculty. The University consistently ranks among the top colleges and universities nationwide in federally financed science, engineering, medical, and other research.


The University of Rochester envisions itself as a community that welcomes, encourages, and supports individuals who desire to contribute to and benefit from the institution’s missions of teaching, research, patient care, performance, and community service. In a pluralistic culture, that community includes faculty, students, and staff who represent important differences. Members of the University’s community come from different geographical areas, represent differences in ethnicities, religious beliefs, values, and points of view; university_of_rochester2.jpgthey may be physically different, have different intellectual interests, or have different abilities. The University not only welcomes such differences in the members of its community but, in fulfilling its own missions and in preparing the leaders of tomorrow’s world who will necessarily be operating in an equally wide-ranging environment, it actively seeks to recruit and include them in all aspects of the institution’s operations.

The University of Rochester is an institution devoted to teaching and learning, and producing new knowledge. We do these at world-class levels. The challenges facing us as we work to be more inclusive and provide a welcoming environment will respond to our skills as teachers and learners. In the context of our commitment to being more inclusive and diverse, we can apply these skills to the continuing work of transforming our environment in ways that enable greater participation, enhance human dignity, eliminate prejudice and discrimination, and improve the quality of life for everyone.


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