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Vacancy: Assistant Professor of Clinical or Community Psychology

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The Psychology Department at The New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College is seeking to fill an Assistant Professor tenure-track full-time faculty position to begin in Autumn 2019. 

A licensed or license-eligible clinical or counselling psychologist is sought with expertise in one or more of the following areas: community psychology, minority health and health disparities, social determinants of health, global mental health, and/or trauma and psychosocial interventions. An active research agenda with existing and promising publications is required. Area of study is open, but candidates with a strong record of scholarship in immigrant and/or refugee health; sexual minority and transgender health; disability; substance use; disease prevention and health promotion; community-engaged participatory research approaches, and community mental health are particularly encouraged to apply. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service display a commitment to working effectively with underserved communities and students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Our teaching load is the equivalent of five courses per year, which consists of four classroom courses, and includes both graduate and undergraduate teaching, with the usual non-teaching duties; the fifth course is comprised of dissertation supervision. We seek candidates with promise of excellence in research as well as teaching.

The New School is committed to actively recruiting applications from a diverse pool. We encourage candidates from groups underrepresented in the US higher education to apply.

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue with a 31st October deadline for receipt of applications. The start date for the position is July 2019. Applicants must have the PhD completed by the time of their contract start date.

Applicants apply online using the faculty application on The New School human resources website. Using our online application system, applicants must submit: 1) a cover letter summarising their research interests and teaching experience; 2) a CV; 3) three publications in electronic format (PDF preferred); and 4) a list of three references. Candidates must also ensure all letters of recommendation are sent electronically under separate cover to the department secretary Nichelle Horlacher (horlacnl@newschool.edu).

Applicants may be contacted at the discretion of the search committee for additional materials.

Information about The New School for Social Research, Eugene Lang College, and the Psychology Department can be found at:

  • http://www.newschool.edu/nssr/
  • http://www.newschool.edu/lang/
  • http://www.newschool.edu/nssr/psychology/

Benefits: Comprehensive university benefits package including health and retirement plans, tuition remission. 

The New School is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programmes, including employment and promotion. The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, colour, creed, sex or gender (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status.

Source: The New School

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