Assistant Professor of Psychology-Specialty Open

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 16, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

POSITION 2: Assistant Professor of Psychology – Specialty Open (Tenure Track)

Department:                             Psychology Department

Reports to:                                Department Chairperson (Mike Tirrell)

Full-time or Part-time:              Full-time

Regular/Temporary:                 Regular, tenure track

Replacement/New Position:    Replacement

Number of Wks/Mths:             Fall and Spring Semesters

Preferred Start Date:                July 1, 2022

Assistant Professor of Psychology – Specialty Open (Tenure Track)

Position Summary: The Psychology Department at Stonehill College invites applicants for an assistant professor, tenure-track appointment in Psychology to begin July 2022.  This person will join a department of ten full-time faculty with a wide range of disciplinary expertise and a commitment to fostering diversity among faculty and students. The department also prides itself on supporting each other and supporting a quality work-life balance for all.

Education and/or Experience: We seek applicants who have completed a Ph.D. in an area other than clinical/counseling psychology, such as Quantitative, I/O, Social, Cognitive Science, Bio psych, etc., and are committed to excellence in teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduates in research. The successful candidate will also have a strong commitment to diversity and the issue of intersectionality.  Experience mentoring and supporting students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds (first-generation, BIPOC, LGBTQ+, minority religion, etc.) is also preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Statistics, as well as core and upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of specialty. Consistent with the values of the Department, we are seeking candidates who will teach through a culturally sensitive and inclusive lens.  Additional responsibilities include initiating and/or maintaining a research program.  The Stonehill College Psychology Department is proud of its research space and the successful candidate will be supported in developing an active research program that includes mentoring students.

About Stonehill: Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,500+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.

Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values the diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (“Light and Hope”), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Interested candidates should submit online a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, a diversity and inclusion statement, and a brief description of the proposed research plan that includes how students will be engaged in the research.  Three recommendation letters are also required and each should be submitted online by the reference.  Submit required documentation via the URL link:

The application review will begin in the middle of September, but applications should be submitted by October 15th, 2021.  Please email inquiries to John McCoy, Committee Chair,   

Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. We strongly encourage applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community to apply.

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