Assistant Professor of Psychology

Job Type: 
Tenure Track Faculty
The University of Scranton

The University of Scranton seeks an applied psychologist as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology beginning August 2020. The position requires a PhD or ABD in psychology from a regionally accredited institution with a PhD at time of appointment.

The candidate will teach statistics, research methods, and a course in one of the following specialty areas: (1) human behavioral neuroscience; (2) industrial/organizational psychology; or (3) forensic psychology. The candidate must also possess research experience in at least one of those three specialty areas. Individuals should address in their cover letter their preparation and experience to teach the aforementioned courses. Applicants should be committed to excelling in teaching, producing original research, and mentoring undergraduates in research. Potential for collaboration and joint appointment with other departments abound.

Review of applications will begin on October 28, 2019. Apply online at https:// Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please include in the online application a cover letter, curriculum vitae, email addresses of at least three references, evidence of teaching quality (e.g., teaching evaluations), a research statement, a graduate transcript, reprints/preprints, and other supporting material. Inquiries should be directed to Christie P. Karpiak, PhD, Psychology Chairperson at [email protected]. Visit our Psychology Department web page at

The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding. The University is a community dedicated to the freedom of inquiry and personal development fundamental to the growth in wisdom and integrity of all who share its life. As a Catholic and Jesuit institution of nearly 4,000 undergraduate and more than 1,500 graduate students, the University of Scranton delivers a meaningful education that challenges its students morally, spiritually, and intellectually.

The University of Scranton is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory employment and educational environment. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic, or other programs or in the context of employment. The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Educator. Veterans, minority persons, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.