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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Posted Date
Aug 16, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Psychology at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Mental Health Psychology to begin August 1, 2023. The area of specialization within Mental Health Psychology could include exploration of the causes, experiences, and consequences of mental health concerns, as well as prevention or interventions to reduce psychosocial difficulties and/or promote psychological wellbeing. Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in Clinical, Counseling, or Community Psychology. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a survey course focused on mental health (i.e., Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, or Community Psychology), seminar and lab courses in one’s area of expertise, and contribute to a departmental service course (i.e., Research Methods and Statistics or Introductory Psychology). We are looking for candidates who have a theoretically and methodologically sophisticated research program that can meaningfully incorporate undergraduate students in such research. Candidates with interests in community-engaged research and issues of culture, diversity, equity, and inclusion in mental health are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have opportunities to employ community-focused methodologies and/or develop research relations in the City of Philadelphia. Candidates are also expected to be part of the department’s efforts to develop and teach a diverse and inclusive curriculum, including interdisciplinary programs and other college-wide initiatives such as the 360 Program and the Emily Balch Seminars. Candidates must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the start date, and postdoctoral experience is desirable.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement, and a statement of demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion to the Department of Psychology Search Committee via Interfolio at: Candidates are asked to indicate which psychology service courses (Introductory Psychology and/or Research Methods and Statistics) they would be willing to teach in their teaching statement. In addition, candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio to the Psychology Department Search Committee. Applications received by October 3, 2022 will receive full consideration.

The College will be as flexible as possible in determining the nature of any interviews or meetings (virtual/remote and/or in-person interaction) that are conducted for this search.

Bryn Mawr College is a distinguished liberal arts college for women with a vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers, a talented staff and intellectually curious students eager to make a difference in the world. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of its students, faculty, staff, and curricular offerings with a particular focus on enhancing ethnic and racial diversity and advancing social justice and inclusion. We believe diversity strengthens our community and enriches the education of our students. We have a student body of 1,421 undergraduates (32 percent are U.S. students of color and 15 percent are international students). There are 353 graduate students in coeducational graduate programs in social work, humanities and science. Bryn Mawr College is located in metropolitan Philadelphia and enjoys strong consortial relationships with Haverford College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity employer; candidates from underrepresented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.


Bryn Mawr is a distinguished women’s college, located on a beautiful residential campus just outside a major metropolitan area. Two distinctive coed graduate schools and a post-baccalaureate premedical program enrich the College community and offer opportunities for advanced study.

At Bryn Mawr, students choose from a wide array of majors in the sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. The College is a leader in academic innovation, with a particular focus on putting learning into action through research, fieldwork, community and social justice engagement, and internships. Bryn Mawr further expands students’ options to learn and explore through long-standing partnerships with Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges and the University of Pennsylvania, as well as through the cultural and social resources of Philadelphia.

In Bryn Mawr’s diverse, close-knit community, with its strong student government and deep traditions, students build lifelong friendships and connections. A vibrant faculty of scholar-teachers and a talented staff support students in their educational journey. The College’s commitment to building inclusion is critical to realizing its values of excellence and equity.

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