Sep 24, 2018

Associate or Full Professor/Associate Director, M.A. Program in Forensic Psychology

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Teaneck, NJ, USA
Full time Forensic

Job Description

The Associate Director of the M.A. Program in Forensic Psychology reports directly to the Director of the program in the School of Psychology. The incumbent will assist the Director of the program in the day-to-day operations of the program, including recruitment, review, and acceptance of applicants; program design and development; course scheduling; program logistics; continuous improvement of the program; and teaching courses in the program or other courses in the School of Psychology as appropriate. In conjunction with assisting in the administration of the M.A. Program, the Associate Director will help oversee students participating in the Combined B.A./‌M.A. Program in Forensic Psychology, and collaborate with core faculty from the Ph.D. Program in Clinical Psychology on that program's Forensic Track.

Program in Clinical Psychology on that program's Forensic Track.


  1. Doctoral degree and specialization in forensic psychology. License-eligible as a psychologist in the State of New Jersey.
  2. Specialized training in forensic psychology and broad experience conducting forensic evaluations.
  3. Prior experience appropriate to appointment at the Professor or Associate Professor level, including teaching graduate-level coursework in forensic psychology and a track record of research and publication in the area of forensic psychology.
  4. Ability to recruit students and manage program logistics.
  5. Ability to develop positive relationships with students.
  6. Ability to collaborate with faculty in course and curriculum development.
  7. An established record of scholarship


Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Fairleigh Dickinson University takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

 Interested candidates can learn more about and apply for this position through the University’s Web site ( by clicking on the Employment link at the bottom of the page.




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