Tenure Track Assistant Professor - Psychology

Department: Psychology
Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialization(s): Applied Psychology, such as Clinical, Clinical Neuropsychology, Psychotherapy, Psychological Testing, Health Psychology, or other Applied areas
Search #: 24-005

Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus-wide commitment to social justice and inquiry. Founded as a teacher’s college in 1893, Southern has evolved over the past century into a comprehensive public university of approximately 9,000 students, with significant external research funding, and offering graduate and undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. We seek to instill in all students the value of discovery with the liberal arts and sciences serving as a foundation for professional development and life-long learning. The University is located in New Haven, Connecticut, a city rich and vibrant with arts and culture, and home to many universities and with easy access to New York City and Boston.

Southern Connecticut State University, FULL-TIME, TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Appointment beginning Fall 2024: The Psychology department invites applicants for a position with emphasis in Applied Psychology. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in an area of Applied Psychology, such as Clinical, Clinical Neuropsychology, Psychotherapy, Psychological Testing, Health Psychology, or other Applied areas. The candidate will be expected to teach within their area psychology at the undergraduate and graduate level, along with courses in Statistics and Research Methods. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or expect to complete the degree by August 1st 2024; an active and productive research program; ability to involve students in his/her research; evidence of ability to teach effectively; and ability to mentor undergraduate and graduate student research. Specific research emphasis is open; however, preference will be given to candidates whose research/teaching interests complement those of existing faculty. The position has a 12-hour credit load per semester, which includes credit for supervising student research, and undergraduate and graduate theses. All faculty members contribute to student advising and both departmental and university service. Southern values teaching excellence and serves a highly diverse student population. Southern offers excellent health and retirement benefits, reassigned time for research, load credit for research supervision, University grants for research and curriculum development, sabbatical leave, and substantial internal support for grant applications.


Electronically send statements of professional background, research interest and teaching philosophy, official graduate transcripts, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation with phone numbers and email addresses and, if available, evidence of teaching effectiveness to psychsearch@southernct.edu (electronic submissions only). For consideration, materials should be received by March 15, 2024.  For more information concerning the department see https://www.southernct.edu/academics/psychology.


SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.