Assistant Professor Position Opening - Fairfield U

Aug 21, 2014

Assistant Professor, Psychology

The Psychology Department at Fairfield University invites applications for a full time tenure-track assistant professor position in clinical psychology beginning Fall 2015. Preference will be given to candidates with clinical expertise and research interests in lifespan and/or gender/culture-related issues in psychopathology or psychotherapy. Applicants must have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching including a commitment to innovation and demonstrated excellence in using technology in the classroom and demonstrate the potential for developing an active research program that involves undergraduates. Applicants are expected to have completed a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field from an APA accredited program but ABD's who expect their degree by Fall 2015 will also be considered.

The teaching load is three undergraduate courses each semester. Courses taught would include Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Psychotherapy, Lifespan Developmental Psychology, and General Psychology as well as courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to teach Research Methods and Statistics.

The department consists of nine full-time faculty representing a range of specialties and is housed in a spacious, well-equipped facility in the Bannow Science Center. There is a vibrant culture of undergraduate student-faculty research and a growing institutional emphasis on the health sciences. The salary and benefits for the position are highly competitive. Fairfield University is a Jesuit institution, consistently ranked as a top comprehensive university in New England, located in the scenic shoreline community of Fairfield, CT, one hour from New York City along Long Island Sound. Our five Colleges and Professional Schools enroll approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students.

Review of applications will begin immediately; for full consideration, complete applications must be received by November 10, 2014. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, example syllabi and teaching evaluations if available, epresentative reprints of scholarly work, unofficial graduate transcript, and arrange to have three letters of recommendations submitted online at

Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, veterans, Jesuits, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities.

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