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Adjunct Faculty, Psychology

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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About Hofstra:

At Hofstra University, intellectual curiosity is not just aspirational – it is central to how we engage on a daily basis. Hofstra faculty work within a diverse scholarly community committed to student success, intellectual discovery, free inquiry, inclusivity, and collaboration.Enrolling more than 10,000 students, Hofstra offers students an array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs spanning the arts, humanities, sciences, business, engineering, law, health care, communications, and more.Our accomplished faculty collaborate with students to explore interdisciplinary questions and produce innovative research that lays the foundation for future personal and professional success. With a beautiful campus in Hempstead, NY, Hofstra’s location seamlessly merges the tranquility of coastal suburban living with the boundless opportunities of nearby New York City.Hofstra University seeks candidates who will contribute to a supportive climate for students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty, Psychology

Position Number:



Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences-Natural Science


Department of Psychology

Full-Time or Part-Time:



To teach a graduate level course in Social Psychology (overview of the field) in our APA Accredited program. Students who will be in the class are in their first year in the doctoral program in clinical psychology (N=13 students).
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:The adjunct faculty member will be required to prepare and teach a 15-week course on Social Psychology at the graduate level for an APA-accredited Clinical Psychology PhD program. The course should include primarily scientific literature, rather than use a textbook, and students should leave with a broad sense of the field as part of a foundation for their clinical training.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing lectures
  • Grading


● PhD in Psychology (specialization in social psychology preferred)● Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment

Preferred Quals Summary:

  • Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate or preferably graduate level.

Special Instructions:

Please upload the following with your application for consideration:

  • Cover letter (required)
  • CV (required)
  • Evidence of prior teaching experience (optional)


Open until filled

Tenure Track:


Date Posted:


EEO Statement:

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

Salary/Salary Range:

$1,387-$1,750 per credit


Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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