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Assistant Professor of Psychology-Clinical or Experimental Gerontologist

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 28, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Classics, Religion, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human Development & Family Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Type
Full Time
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Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of Psychology-Clinical or Experimental Gerontologist Rank Assistant Professor Tenure Information Tenure Track Job Description
The Department of Psychology at Providence College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Successful candidates must demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching and a commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in and outside of the classroom. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to and/or experience with inclusive pedagogy are especially encouraged to apply. We particularly seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to engage and/or mentor students from underrepresented groups as they navigate their academic careers. Areas of research should focus on aging and gerontology, and should be accessible for undergraduate participation.

The Caiafa Center for Psychological Science at Providence College features flexible human lab space and state-of-the-art classroom facilities. Tenure-track faculty appointments offer competitive salaries and full benefits, and the Department of Psychology promotes wellness and work-life balance for its faculty. Additionally, the College provides reimbursement of relocation costs, and financial support for faculty development. Faculty may also apply for a semester-long paid sabbatical to support their scholarship before tenure. Essential Duties
Candidates should expect to teach courses in their specialty area as well as contribute to the greater psychology curriculum.

Typical teaching load is three courses per semester with a cap of 15–25 students per class. Education and Experience Required
Candidates should possess a doctorate in clinical/counseling or developmental psychology (with aging or gerontology expertise) though ABD with graduation expected by the fall of 2023 will be considered.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F147P Open Date 07/28/2022 Close Date 10/01/2022 Open Until Filled No Full consideration of application if received by: Instructions to candidates
Interested persons should submit an application online at by October 1, 2022. All online applications must include the following:
Letter of Interest
Curriculum Vitae
Unofficial Graduate Degree Transcript(s)
3 Letters of Recommendation
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Research Interests
Optional: Statement of Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact either Dr. Kelly Warmuth ( ) or Dr. Thomas Guilmette ( ). Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement
Providence College is a Roman Catholic, four-year, liberal arts college conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars. An AA/ EOE, the College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of an outstanding and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. Therefore, the Psychology Department places high value on and will prioritize hiring individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups who can diversify the program and promote the mission of the College as a Catholic, Dominican, and liberal arts institution. Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
  5. Research
Optional Documents
  1. Optional Document

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