CUNY Assistant Professor - Psychology in New York, New York


The Department of Psychology in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College of the City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2017.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate level, mentor and supervise undergraduate students in research, and participate in departmental, school and/or college service. S/he will conduct programmatic research in developmental psychology, with a specialization in children and adolescents. We are particularly interested in individuals whose work might intersect with other subfield(s) of psychology such as clinical or counseling psychology, health psychology, cognitive psychology/neuroscience, and/or applied social and community psychology.

The Baruch College Psychology Department houses both undergraduate psychology programs and masters programs in Mental Health Counseling and Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Several faculty are also members of the doctoral faculty of the Graduate Center of CUNY and supervise graduate students in one or more training areas such as the following: Basic and Applied Social Psychology; Cognition, Learning and Development; Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience; and Industrial/Organizational Psychology. In addition to the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, Baruch College is also home to the Zicklin School of Business and the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, and is one of the most selective senior campuses of the CUNY system. Ideally situated in the historic Gramercy Park area of Manhattan, Baruch College offers a vibrant, urban setting, a highly diverse and dedicated student body, and access to New York's world-class cultural attractions.


The successful candidate will have earned a doctorate in developmental psychology or a related area with an established record of active research relevant to development by August 25, 2017. They should be prepared to engage in a productive program of research with the potential for top tier publications and external funding. They should also be qualified to teach masters students and be open to the opportunity to become doctoral faculty at the Graduate Center of CUNY, which would involve teaching PhD-level courses and supervision of graduate students.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


STEP ONE - Click "Apply Now" To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on "Apply Now" below. Candidates should provide a curriculum vita, a cover letter stating overall educational philosophy, a more specific statement of teaching objectives, a statement of research plans, no more than 5 publication reprints (including papers in press or in preparation), three letters of reference, and any other relevant materials.

STEP TWO - Go to All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below.

Please go to and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered. If you have any questions, please contact HR at 646-660-6590


Review of resumes begins on December 1, 2016; to ensure consideration, please apply by December 31, 2016.


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Location: Baruch College

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Psychology

Job ID: 15834

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular