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Assistant Professor of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Western New England University invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Clinical or Counseling Psychology commencing in the Fall of 2022. We are seeking a dynamic, engaging, and effective scholar committed to providing high quality instruction at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will have a record of excellence in teaching and an active research program with a strong commitment to student success. The ideal candidate will also be able to teach statistics and/or research methods, as well as courses in the candidate’s area of interest. In addition, the ideal candidate would have an active research profile and display a strong commitment to involving students in their program of research. 

Candidates will typically teach 12 credit hours in psychology per semester. The individual in this position will interact with 12 full-time, professionally-active faculty members engaged in providing undergraduate Psychology and graduate Applied Behavior Analysis programs. Terms and conditions of appointment depend on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. 

Review of applications will begin January 10th and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of diversity, equity and inclusion, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a brief plan for research and student involvement in research, and three letters of reference. While materials will be submitted electronically by the applicant, letters of reference should be submitted directly to:

Jason D. Seacat, Ph.D.
Search Committee Chair
College of Arts and Sciences
Western New England University
1215 Wilbraham Road

Springfield, MA 01119


Candidates are expected to have earned a Ph.D. from an APA-accredited program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology by the time of appointment.

 Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,900 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

In alignment with the University’s commitment to health and safety, all Faculty and Staff are required to be vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination.