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Assistant Professor, Psychology

Pace University
Job Location:
New York, 10038

Pace University is ranked the #1 private, four-year college in the nation for upward economic mobility by Harvard University’s Opportunity Insights, evidence of the transformative education the University provides. To add to our esteemed faculty we invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Psychology at our Pleasantville, NY (Westchester County) campus. For full consideration, applications should be submitted before February 18th.

Opportunity Summary:

The Pace University Pleasantville Psychology Department has one of the largest majors in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, with high quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The department has a small faculty, a collegial environment, and a thriving license-eligible master’s program in Mental Health Counseling (MS) in addition to a doctoral program in Mental Health Counseling (PhD). A fully online master’s program (MA) in Clinical Psychological Science is currently being developed.

The Pleasantville campus is in the suburb of Westchester, approximately 30 miles north of New York City. Please note that the Psychology Department at Pleasantville is administratively separate from the Psychology Department of the downtown Manhattan campus of Pace University.

The ideal candidates will possess the following:

The ideal candidate will have completed their Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an APA- or PCSAS-accredited clinical program, but other specialties will be considered (e.g., neuroscience, neurobiology, and social psychology).

The area of research is open, but we are seeking candidates with strong methodological and quantitative backgrounds. We seek to complement existing strengths in the department in trauma, resilience, mindfulness, social capitalization, and positive functioning with additional expertise in clinical science and psychopathology. A commitment to principles of open and transparent scientific practices is desirable.

Applicants should be prepared to develop, initiate, and successfully implement a research program, seek external grant funding, and collaborate with senior researchers in the department.

The successful candidate should be committed to undergraduate education and will be expected to teach at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels and advise and mentor students at all levels in executing research projects.

A demonstrated commitment to student-centered learning and excellence in teaching are required. Strong consideration will be given to applicants whose research and/or mentoring focus on under-served communities.

For general inquiries about the position, contact Paul Griffin, PhD (Department Chair) at Salary Range: $85,000 - $90,000. Please apply at:

About Pace University

Ranked in the top 9% of private US colleges that provide the best return on tuition investment, Pace University transforms the lives of its diverse students—academically, professionally, and socioeconomically. Currently, the University enrolls more than 13,000 students in more than 150 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs. Pace University is at the forefront of creating opportunity. Through the convergence of strong academics, experiential learning, and dedicated advising, Pace University empowers its students and positively impacts its communities.

Pace University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and people of all gender identities are encouraged to apply.

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