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2017 Faculty Position - Open Rank

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Faculty Open Rank (Psychology, School of Arts & Sciences) in New York, New York



The Department of Psychology at HUNTER COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (CUNY) invites applications for a tenure track position in Psychology at the Assistant or Associate rank, but exceptional candidates will be considered at the Professor rank. We seek broad thinkers with a strong understanding of the interrelationships of race, ethnicity, and/or gender with human psychology and behavior. The successful candidate will show how their research helps answer major questions of psychological function and well-being in diverse populations.

We encourage candidates with research interests in all areas of psychology, including areas such as social cognition, impacts of discrimination, inter-group relations, culture, identity, or social justice. Candidates with research interests that intersect with our current strengths in neuroscience, health psychology, cognitive or clinical sciences will be given special consideration.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in areas related to the candidates scholarly and research interests, advising students and supervising graduate and undergraduate student research.


The individual hired must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree in Psychology and an active program of research that can attract undergraduate and graduate students. A strong research program is essential. Postdoctoral research experience is a plus. Candidates should have an outstanding record of scholarly publications commensurate with their career trajectory. The potential to obtain external funding is necessary for junior rank and a history of such funding required for more senior candidates. An appointment to the CUNY doctoral faculty is possible and credentials appropriate for that appointment are desirable.


Salary is commensurate with experience. CUNY offers 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.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your resume or curriculum vitae and cover letter with names and contact information of 3 professional references available to attach into the application before you begin. The resume, cover letter and any other required documents must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.

Candidates should submit the following items, combined into a single document, with your on-line application:

  1. Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy (including summaries of teaching evaluations if possible)
  5. Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance Hunter’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  6. 1-2 representative publications
  7. Names, emails and postal addresses for at least three individuals familiar with their research and teaching experience who will be submitting recommendations.

Please have your references email their letters of recommendation directly to:


Open until filled with review of applications to begin November 20, 2017


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.

Location: Hunter College

Job Title: Faculty Open Rank (Psychology, School of Arts & Sciences)

Job ID: 17669

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular