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Assistant Professor of Psychology - Clinical or Counseling

Western New England University invites applications for two tenure track Assistant Professor positions to begin Fall 2023: one in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, and the other OPEN in area of expertise. We are looking for colleagues committed to teaching undergraduate students and eager to involve students in their research, whose interests will complement those of the existing faculty. The ideal candidates will be able to teach core courses in the department, as well as courses in the candidates’ areas of interest, have an active research profile, and the desire to advise students and contribute to the University. Ideal candidates will also have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

With over 200 undergraduate majors and two graduate programs, our department is one of the largest in the College of Arts and Sciences, and growing. The department currently consists of 11 full-time, professionally-active faculty members. For more information, visit the Psychology Department’s website at Scholarly activity is supported through release time, faculty development grants, and professional travel funds.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, a statement on teaching philosophy and research interests (including a brief plan for student involvement in research, and demonstrated commitment to diversity), student evaluations, copies of transcripts and three letters of recommendation. While most materials will be submitted electronically by the applicant, letters of reference should be submitted directly to:

Jessica Carlson Outhouse, 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. by the time of appointment. Applicants for the Clinical/Counseling position should have a strong background in empirically supported therapy and be licensed or license-eligible. We encourage applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds and abilities. Terms and conditions of appointment will depend on candidates’ qualifications and experience.

Excellent benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

Western New England University (WNE) is a private, nationally ranked, comprehensive institution with a focus on preparing work-ready and world-ready graduates. Founded in 1919 in Springfield, Massachusetts as a division of Northeastern College, WNE’s 215-acre suburban campus serves more than 3,700 students, including over 2,500 full-time undergraduates. More than 47,000 alumni have earned degrees through its 90+ undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs at Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and School of Law. Students come from 39 U.S. states and territories and 23 countries. Of 45,104 living alumni, 30% remain within the region, residing in the four Western Massachusetts counties and northern Connecticut.

WNE is classified among nationally ranked universities in US News and World Report, and among the Top 100 Undergraduate Engineering programs, and in the Doctoral/Professional Universities category in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

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.