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St. John's University

Location: JamaicaNY 11439 Document ID: AB375-4HX7 Posted on: 2018-03-1903/19/2018 Job Type: Full-time

Job Schedule:Full-time

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Full time tenure track faculty positions: St. John's University

The Department of Psychology in St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at St. John's University (New York) is seeking applicants for one full-time tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in fall 2018.

St. John's University ( www.stjohns.edu ), founded in 1870, is a Catholic and Vincentian university that prepares students for personal and professional success in today's global society. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. Our quality springs from an institutional vision of excellence and service. Students come from nearly 50 states and 127 countries to pursue more than 100 associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in the arts, humanities, business, education, law, pharmacy, the sciences, and specialized professional programs. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. St. John's has three New York City campuses; a Graduate Center in Hauppauge, NY; international campuses in Rome, Italy, and Paris, France; and study abroad locations in Seville, Spain, and around the world. The University's Division I athletic program offers 17 men's and women's programs in the Big East Conference.

St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the cornerstone and oldest division of St. John's University. The College offers three undergraduate degrees: the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Fine Arts. Although the College has always emphasized the liberal arts tradition, we offer more than thirty majors and forty minors in the arts and sciences, business, and education. The college's graduate division provides numerous programs leading to master's and doctorate degrees. St. John's College serves approximately 3300 undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty in the College also teach the majority of courses in the University's core curriculum whose courses are taken by every St. John's University undergraduate student regardless of college/school or major. For additional information, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools-and-colleges/st-johns-college-liberal-arts-and-sciences .

The Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology has 28 full-time faculty who serve a large Undergraduate Program and four graduate programs; Ph.D. Clinical, Psy.D School, MS School and MA General Psychology. The faculty are gender balanced (15 women and 13 men) and diverse on many dimensions. There are roughly 500 undergraduate majors and 160 graduate students active in the department each year. For additional information please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools-and-colleges/st-johns-college-liberal-arts-and-sciences/programs-and-majors/psychology-bachelor-arts and the related links to our graduate programs on that page.

Description of Responsibilities:

We are seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in our psychology core. Areas of particular interest include Social, Personality, Physiological, Cognition and, Learning. The willingness and ability to teach quantitative courses is desirable. The successful applicant will: (1) teach undergraduate and graduate courses, (2) involve undergraduate and graduate students in research, (3) mentor Undergraduate Research Projects, Master's theses and Doctoral dissertations, and (4) submit applications for external funding of research and/or teaching.


Qualifications include an earned doctorate in Psychology, ongoing program of research, commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and potential to attract external funding.

Review of applications begins on October 16, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit the following materials online: a letter of interest that addresses their teaching philosophy and program of research, C.V. and copies of peer-reviewed publications. Three letters of reference should be emailed as attachments to William F. Chaplin, Ph.D. Chair of Psychology chaplinw@stjohns.edu . Inquires about the position can also be addressed to William Chaplin.

I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education. St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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