Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology PsyD Program (54 views)

New York, NY
September 22, 2022

Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology PsyD Program

Job No: 496455

Work Type: Faculty Full-time

Department: Ferkauf School of Psychology

Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY

Categories: Clinical Services, Education/Teaching, Research

Position Summary:

The (PsyD) at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University in New York City seeks to hire two tenure-track Assistant Professors in Clinical Psychology. We are a vibrant and collegial faculty whose mission is to train highly effective, professional, and knowledgeable scholar-practitioners who are committed to life-long learning in clinical psychology. The program is unique in its structure, providing a shared foundation of common principles and relational competencies as well as specialization tracks in both CBT and Psychodynamic approaches. Trainees have opportunities in a variety of contexts with diverse populations through our Parnes Clinic as well as through partnerships with NYC externship sites. The position will begin in Fall, 2023. The call is open and candidates in all areas of clinical psychology will be considered. Applicants with a strong track record of clinical experience and research productivity showing promise of grant funding are sought. Strong preference will be given to applicants who conduct research and can contribute to teaching and clinical training in the following broad areas applied with diverse clinical populations: (1) measurement and psychological assessment, (2) principles and mechanisms of psychopathology and/or psychotherapy.

Position Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include

  • Developing an independent program of research
  • Mentoring students in doctoral level research
  • Graduate teaching
  • Ongoing evaluation of student clinical competencies

Skills & Competencies:

The candidate should be licensed or license eligible in New York State as a clinical psychologist at the time of hire.

Application Instructions:

Applications review will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Please submit your cover letter to Dr. Kenneth L. Critchfield, Director of the Clinical Program, along with e-copies of the following: (1) curriculum vitae, (2) research statement, (3) representative publications, (4) teaching statement including sample syllabi and course evaluations, if any, (5) description of clinical experience and approach to training/supervision, and (6) statement that addresses commitment, engagement and/or leadership related to diversity, access, and inclusion. We particularly encourage applications from BIPOC candidates.

About Us:

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations — Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Application Instructions:

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Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


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