Suffolk University Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology-Tenure Track Position in Boston, Massachusetts

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology-Tenure Track Position

Faculty & LecturersBoston, Massachusetts



The Department of Psychology at Suffolk University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology for July 1, 2018 (pending final budgetary approval). Area of scholarship is open, although we are particularly interested in candidates with a developing or established research program involving diverse and/or underserved populations. Candidates must hold a doctorate in Psychology at the time of appointment, with preference for candidates who are licensed or license-eligible in Massachusetts. The department includes a 350-person undergraduate major, an APA-accredited Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology, and a Master’s of Mental Health Counseling program. We are committed to promoting diversity in the field and inclusive teaching practices; candidates who would increase the diversity of the faculty are particularly encouraged to apply.The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and doctoral-level courses; the ability to teach doctoral-level course in the social bases of behavior and/or assessment is highly desirable. In addition to demonstrating excellence in teaching and research, the successful candidate is expected to advise and mentor undergraduate and clinical doctoral students, serve on dissertation committees, and engage in service within the Department, College, and University.Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website and should include the following: 1) cover letter; 2) CV; 3) copy of graduate transcripts; 4) statement of research and teaching interests; and 5) student evaluations of teaching. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Jessica Valente, Psychology Program Administrator, Please reference the Position CodePsychCLINC2018in cover letter and in all correspondence. Review of applications will begin immediately, with a final application deadline of November 15, 2017.Working at Suffolk:

Suffolk University is a private, comprehensive, urban university located in the heart of downtown Boston. Since 1906, Suffolk has been committed to creating an exceptional learning experience. Our college green is the Boston Common. We are steps from dozens of historic sites including the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus—Boston and Suffolk blend together. Suffolk is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse community.

Suffolk University is actively seeking applicants from groups that might be under-represented because of race/color, gender, religion, real or perceived disability, national origin or LBGTQ status.

See yourself here with our terrific benefits package. Benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Harvard Pilgrim medical/Delta Dental at low employee costs

  • Retirement options including both Standard Retirement Plan (SRP) and Voluntary Tax Deferred Annuity (VTDAP). The University contributes 9% to your SRP when you contribute 5% after eligibility guidelines have been met.

  • All employees and faculty members who are at least half-time are eligible for the tuition free course benefit in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the Sawyer Business School. There are additional tuition benefits for spouses, domestic partners, and children.

  • Generous time-off program. Vacation accrues monthly. Vacation for part-time employees is pro-rated based on the employees’ regularly scheduled hours. Additional holidays are announced each year and are separate from the employee’s vacation allowance.

  • Pre-tax commuter benefit

  • Discounted home and auto insurance

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