CUNY Lecturer - Psychology in Brooklyn, New York



Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in the Department of Psychology with a starting date in August 2019.

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Participate in public and professional activities in Psychology field.

  • Provide student guidance and mentorship in Psychology.

  • Teach undergraduate and masters courses in more than one of the following areas: statistics, experimental psychology, introductory psychology, or an area of industrial psychology (such as human factors or personnel).

  • Participate in college and department committees, curriculum development, and other assignments.

Brooklyn College is a microcosm of the ethnically rich borough of Brooklyn it serves as well as a mirror of the wide diversity in New York City itself. A vibrant, intellectually engaged community, our student body comprises individuals from 150 countries, speaking 105 different languages, many of whom are the first in their family to attend college. The College transforms lives by providing access to outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts and sciences, business, education, and a vibrant general education curriculum in the liberal arts and sciences.


  • Master’s degree in Psychology or related field from an accredited institution.

  • Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses is required.

  • Although research productivity is not a requirement of the position, a commitment to an ongoing scholarly orientation is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in Psychology or closely-related discipline from an accredited institution.

  • A significant record of relevant applied experience, is strongly preferred.

  • Evidence of teaching excellence.


Salary commensurate with experience and credentials. All appointments are subject to financial availability.

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.


There are two steps to the application process.

STEP ONE – Submit Application by visiting

Applicants should upload the following in .doc, .pdf, or .rtf format:

  • An application letter indicating the Lecturer - Psychology position; and should detail how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic fields; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work would further CUNY’s commitment to diversity.

  • Current curriculum vitae

  • List of previous courses taught, course syllabi and selected course materials.

  • Teaching evaluations (if available)

STEP TWO – Submit Reference Contact Information by visiting

All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their recommenders by visiting the link above and entering the contact information for three (3) recommenders.

The letters of recommendation should address the candidate’s teaching ability. The online system will automatically email your recommenders a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.


March 25, 2019


CUNY Job Posting: Faculty


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: Lecturer - Psychology

Job ID: 20092

Location: Brooklyn College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular