Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Job Code 704WPU

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Closing Date: Open until filled

William Paterson University invites applications for a full time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology to start September 2017. Scholarly area of expertise is open with preference given to specialization in Cognitive, Forensic, Industrial, Organizational, Health, Physiological and/or Quantitative Psychology.  Primary responsibilities will be to teach at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate with appropriate training and licensure or license eligibility may have opportunities to work with the Department’s graduate programs (MA in Clinical Counseling and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology). Engagement in research and publication as well as a commitment to service to the department, college, and the university community is expected and highly valued.

A doctorate at the time of appointment from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of psychology is required.

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs which range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, statements of research and teaching, supporting materials, and three letters of recommendation to Search Committee Chair at or via mail to Search Committee Chair, William Paterson University, Psychology Department, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ  07470. Electronic submission is preferred. Letters of interest must reference Job Code. Review of applications will begin December 2, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.  For additional information about the Department and University, visit

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.