Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology

The New School

New York, NY

ID: 7055149 (Ref.No. 0106071537)
Posted: January 8, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The New School’s Bachelor’s Program for Adults and Transfer Students (BPATS) invites applications for an Assistant Professor three-year renewable-term appointment in Applied Psychology beginning on July 1, 2019

We are seeking an outstanding faculty member with a Ph.D. in Psychology whose research bridges psychological theory with practice and social action. We are interested in candidates who work across ecological settings (e.g.,schools, neighborhoods, policy contexts, non-profit organizations) and bring expertise in one or more of the following areas: community engaged research, prevention/intervention development, program evaluation, organizational psychology, school psychology, adult learning, psychology and/or public policy. Qualified candidates will have university-level teaching experience.

The teaching course load is five courses per year or its equivalent including one graduate course annually in related fields. Faculty are expected to be active in research and professional practice appropriate to their appointed rank and areas of expertise. University citizenship also includes rotational faculty leadership roles as well as service to the program, college, and university.

The successful applicant would join a vibrant interdisciplinary humanities and social science faculty with a commitment to undergraduate adult learning. They will also contribute to the curriculum and programming in support of the BPATS BA degree in Psychology and to ongoing and emergent initiatives aimed at strengthening the psychology programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The New School’s Bachelor’s Program for Adults and Transfer Students (BPATS) reflects the goal of lifelong higher learning articulated by the founders of The New School in 1919. The flexible program enables students to study full-time or part-time, onsite or online. The program is distinguished by its interdisciplinary breadth and a commitment to innovation in adult undergraduate teaching and learning. BPATS is part of the Schools of Public Engagement composed of diverse academic programs that share a commitment to learning that makes a difference in the world.

The New School is committed to actively recruiting from a diverse pool of applicants. We encourage candidates from groups underrepresented in US higher education to apply. The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status.

The New School, a private university in New York City’s Greenwich Village, serves undergraduate and graduate students across a range of fields with a commitment to bringing practices in design and social research to studying issues of our time and challenging students to become engaged citizens dedicated to solving programs and contributing to the public good.

You can find more information about The New School’s Bachelor’s Program for Adults and Transfer Students (BPATS) here:

We are seeking applicants with an outstanding record of scholarly research and/or professional practice, publications, and contributions to discussions in the field of applied psychology.

● A Ph.D. in Psychology.
● Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the university level.
● Demonstrate potential for a leadership role in Psychology (BPATS).
● Experience with curriculum development and oversight.
● A substantial record of scholarly work and/or publications.
● Experience mentoring students.
● Capacity to work well with people from diverse cultural backgrounds and levels of professional experience.
● Commitment to collaborating across the University and with external partners.

The New School, as well as its individual academic divisions, is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment and promotion. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, physical disabilities, veteran or marital status.


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