Company Name:

Western New England University


Springfield, Massachusetts

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

September 24, 2019

Assistant Professor of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Western New England University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship commencing in the Fall of 2020. We are seeking a dynamic, engaging, and effective scholar to provide high quality instruction at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will have a record of excellence in teaching and an active research program with a commitment to student success. The ideal candidate will be able to teach statistics and/or research methods, as well as courses in the candidate’s area of interest. While candidates with clinical, counseling or cognitive expertise would complement the existing faculty, the area of specialization is open. In addition, the ideal candidate would have an active research profile, be open to applying for extramural funding and display a strong commitment to involving students in research. Scholarly activity is supported through release time, summer research and faculty development grants.

Candidates will typically teach 12 credit hours in psychology per semester. The individual in this position will interact with 11 full-time, professionally-active faculty members engaged in providing undergraduate Psychology and graduate Applied Behavior Analysis programs. Terms and conditions of appointment depend on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Candidates are expected to have earned a Ph.D. by the time of appointment.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a brief plan for research and student involvement in research. In addition, candidates must have three references submit their letters of recommendation.

Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

Celebrating its Centennial in the year 2019, Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,900 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

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