Dec 06, 2021

Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

  • Nazareth College
  • Rochester, NY, USA
Full time Behavioral Neuroscience Biopsychology Clinical Counseling Neuroscience Perception Physiological Psychopathology

Job Description

The Psychology Department at Nazareth College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2022. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching courses in Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Neuropsychology, Sensation and Perception, and/or Developmental Psychopathology. Opportunities also exist to contribute to the interdisciplinary graduate program in Higher Education Student Affairs Administration. A Ph.D. and teaching experience is preferred but will consider ABD. We seek to hire scholars with a record of research and a commitment to affirming the core values of the institution in developing equity-minded, and socially just leaders.

Nazareth College, an independent, comprehensive institution with 2300 undergraduate and 700 graduate students, prepares its graduates to serve local and global communities through a wide range of liberal arts and professional programs. Nazareth seeks to hire faculty and staff with a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, student success, and civic engagement, and an understanding of the educational benefits and importance of diversity, equity and inclusion as articulated in our Diversity Statement. The Psychology Department at Nazareth College is dedicated to inclusion, the active pursuit of conscious and sustained practices and processes that value and respect differences. This commitment to diversity and inclusion informs our curriculum, teaching, learning, scholarship, creative activities, co-curricular activities, residential life, community involvement, and support of these endeavors by the Nazareth Community. Please read more about Nazareth's Strategic Plan for Diversity & Inclusion here: 

The college is located minutes from downtown Rochester, New York, a city noted for its rich arts and cultural community and its international businesses and industry. 

The successful candidate will join a department with a strong history of collegiality and mentoring of pre-tenure faculty. Responsibilities include teaching 3-4 courses per semester, advising, engagement with the college and professional community, and scholarly activity as envisioned with the Boyer Model of Scholarship. Opportunities for summer research and inter-professional collaborations are available. Candidates should be committed to inclusive excellence in undergraduate education and to collaborative involvement of students in a research program.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Neuropsychology, Sensation and Perception, and/or Developmental Psychopathology. Ability to engage undergraduates in research. Ability to teach Introduction to Psychology. Commitment to enhancing campus diversity initiatives. Applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please go to:

There, you will be prompted to upload the following required documents:

  1. Letter of Interest / Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcript
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Research Statement
  6. Statement of Philosophy on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (can be either as part of the Teaching Philosophy, the Research Statement, or as a separate document)

Also, please arrange to have three (3) letters of recommendation sent via email to the search committee at:

The search committee will review applications as received. The deadline for applications is January 1, 2022. The position will remain open until filled. 


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