Assistant Professor - Psychology

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Apr 29, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 9891

Regular/Temporary: Regular


New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York (CUNY), a comprehensive college of nearly 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degrees, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Psychology at the Assistant Professor level, to begin during the 2014-2015 academic year.  Areas of expertise sought are Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Engineering/Human Factors Psychology, or Health Psychology.

Psychology is located in the Social Sciences Department, a multidisciplinary department that also includes Anthropology, Economics, Government, Geography, History, Sociology, and Philosophy. The position requires a commitment to teaching, scholarly research resulting in publications and presentations, sustained service to the department and college, and academic advisement. The candidate hired will be expected to participate actively in College/University-wide initiatives and function collaboratively in department level efforts, playing an active role in the creation/development/assessment of department curricula.

Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise.  Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Psychology or a related field with expertise in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Engineering/Human Factors Psychology, or Health Psychology. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment in August 2014. The successful applicant must demonstrate the ability to teach courses in the field of specialization as well as Introduction to Psychology, and contribute to departmental coverage of a wide range of psychology courses. The Department has a new state-of-the-art psychology research lab that allows researchers to incorporate immersive virtual reality and psychophysiology with the more traditional behavioral and cognitive research equipment and methodology. The position offers opportunities for interdisciplinary work and collaboration with faculty in the Schools of Arts & Sciences, Professional Studies, and Technology & Design. Research and publication are required for tenure and promotion.

Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of resumes will begin 1/06/14.


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