Assistant Professor of Psychology

New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 17, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

St. John Fisher College, an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition located in Rochester, New York, seeks nominations and applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of psychology whose research and teaching will make contributions to understanding the role trauma, especially racial trauma, has on development and psychological adjustment. Preference will be given to candidates whose work addresses issues of psychological and physical well-being within communities of color and indigenous communities, as well as those that intersect with ethnic studies and mental health disparities.

Founded in 1948, St. John Fisher College is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the northeast and has a rich history of academic excellence and an outstanding reputation for its commitment to a student-centered, personalized educational environment. The educational philosophy of the founding Basilian Fathers—Teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge—reflects Fisher’s traditions and values today, and the campus prepares individuals for lives of intellectual, professional, and civic integrity and where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced (

The School of Arts and Sciences at St John Fisher College serves all undergraduate students through 33 programs, the Core general education curriculum, and pre-professional requirements. The School provides all the liberal arts offerings required for baccalaureate degrees, thus providing critical skills and perspectives across a wide range of disciplines. New faculty will arrive at an exciting time in our College’s history as we launch a new interdisciplinary Core curriculum, and the College looks forward to the transformative impact these faculty will have.

Required qualifications:
• PhD or ABD in Psychology.
• Ability to teach a wide range of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.
• Demonstrated ability to be an excellent teacher.
• Commitment to a consistent, high-quality scholarly agenda.
• Commitment to mentoring and advising students.
• Commitment to contributing to a climate of equity and inclusion.
• Commitment to service.
• Commitment to community engagement.
• Excellent communication skills.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US and be available to start teaching in fall 2021.


Applications are invited from candidates who have completed a doctorate or doctoral candidates with a scheduled completion date for the dissertation.