Oct 24, 2018

Assistant Professor

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  • Garden City, NY, USA
Full time Development Education Health Social

Job Description

Assistant Professor

Derner School of Psychology

Developmental Psychology specialty


Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students more than 50 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 115,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 41 states and 58 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.


Adelphi University’s Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Developmental Psychology (with a health and/or social focus, preferably with an emphasis on adult development and aging) and an expertise in quantitative methods to begin Fall, 2019. The primary appointment will be in the Undergraduate Psychology Department. The successful applicant will join an active, engaged, and collegial department. For more information about the department, visit https://derner.adelphi.edu/ . The Derner School of Psychology includes an APA-approved Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, a newly developed Psy.D. in School Psychology, a Bachelor of Arts in Undergraduate Psychology, a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, Master degrees in General Psychology, School Psychology, and Mental Health Counseling, and a post-graduate program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. The usual teaching load is 18 credits per academic year. Adelphi University is committed to encouraging faculty research by offering opportunities for research reductions and summer grants.


• Teaching undergraduate courses in Developmental Psychology, Statistics, and Research Methods, and possibly Developmental Psychology or other courses at the Masters and doctoral levels.

• Development of a research program in her/his area of specialization.

• Initiate and guide undergraduate student research.

• Collaborate with other faculty.

• Commitment to teaching students from diverse cultural backgrounds and excellent potential as a teacher.

• Potential to develop a fundable independent research program involving undergraduate and graduate students.

• Service on departmental and university-wide committees.


• Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree from an accredited institution conferred by August, 2019.

• Demonstrated record of scholarship

• Strong teaching potential/experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels.


• Applicants must apply online by submitting the following (merged into one document): cover letter, CV, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, statement of research background and interests, selected prints/reprints, teaching evaluation forms. Three letters of recommendation must be sent to facultyreference@adelphi.edu .

• Deadline for applications: Priority will be given to applications submitted by November 16, 2018, but review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

• Informal inquiries concerning the position are welcome and should be sent to Dr. Katherine Fiori by email (fiori@adelphi.edu) or telephone (516-877-4739).


Adelphi University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from women, under-represented groups, members of the LGBT community, people with disabilities and veterans.


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