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
Assistant Professor of Psychology
The Department of Psychology at Providence College invites
applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Clinical/Counseling.
Successful candidates must demonstrate excellence in undergraduate
teaching and mentoring of undergraduates, and a commitment to
promoting inclusive and equitable teaching practices within and
outside of the classroom.
Candidates should expect to teach courses in their specialty area
as well as contribute to the greater psychology curriculum, and to
develop a research program that actively involves undergraduate
students from diverse backgrounds. 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 or counseling
psychology from an APA approved program, although ABD candidates
with graduation expected by August of 2022 will be
Clinical area of research interest is open, though candidates who
examine mental health in underrepresented populations and/or across
the lifespan are especially encouraged to apply.
Open Until Filled
Full consideration of application if received by:
Instructions to candidates
Interested persons should submit an application online at
https://careers.providence.edu by October 30, 2021. All online
applications must include the following:
Letter of Interest
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
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact
Dr. Mary Harmon-Vukic (email@example.com).
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 very 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.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Statement / Philosophy
- Optional Document