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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 9, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Classics, Religion, Social & Behavioral 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

Job Title Assistant Professor of Psychology Rank Assistant Professor Tenure Information Tenure Track Job Description
The Department of Psychology at Providence College invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor of Psychology, Clinical/Counseling. Essential Duties
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 considered.

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.
Posting Number F113P Open Date 09/09/2021 Close Date 10/30/2021 Open Until Filled No Full consideration of application if received by: 10/30/2021 Instructions to candidates
Interested persons should submit an application online at by October 30, 2021. 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 Dr. Mary Harmon-Vukic ( 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. 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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