Assistant Professor of Psychology

  • University of Scranton, Psychology Department
  • Scranton, PA, USA
  • Jul 28, 2021
Full time Psychology

Job Description


The University of Scranton Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning in August 2022. This position is part of a cluster hire that aims to develop Black Studies at Scranton.

The University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the University; where the environment is welcoming, respectful of freedom of expression and dedicated to social justice, cultural competence and the value of diversity. 

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’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at

The University of Scranton embraces diversity and inclusion through its mission, Jesuit identity, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs.  The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from diverse candidates. Please see our website at for our full non-discrimination statement. 

For further information about the Psychology Department, visit our web page at  For questions about this position, kindly contact the Search Co-chair, Dr. Christie Karpiak (; 570-941-5886).

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Applicants should have a PhD, PsyD, EdD, or ABD in clinical, counseling, or school psychology from an APA-accredited program and completed an APA-accredited internship. The successful applicant will teach psychopathology, psychological testing, plus a course in their area of   expertise. The Department can furnish supervision toward psychology licensure, if desired.

Application Details

Review of applications will begin on October 15; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Apply online at

Please submit a cover letter (which includes teaching experience), research statement, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and evidence of teaching quality (e.g., teaching evaluations). All applicants are required to provide a statement that indicates their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this informs their pedagogy.  Three letters of recommendation will be requested from finalists.


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Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin on October 15; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.