Faculty Open Rank (Assistant or Associate) – Health Psychology – Health Disparities – Department of Psychology (56 views)

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September 12, 2022

Faculty Open Rank (Assistant or Associate) – Health Psychology – Health Disparities – Department of Psychology

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Hunter College

Full/Part Time





The Department of Psychology at HUNTER COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK (CUNY) in New York City invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Psychology at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.

Faculty members in the College of Liberal Arts are expected to maintain an active program of research, develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute service to the department, college, university, and profession that is appropriate for their rank. We expect that strong candidates will be appointed to the CUNY doctoral faculty in Health Psychology & Clinical Science, which permits teaching and mentoring of doctoral students.

Candidates will be evaluated according to the overall quality of their research, evidence of research ability, commitment to high-quality classroom instruction and student mentoring, working with underrepresented and minoritized populations, and the strength of recommendations. A successful candidate’s dossier will demonstrate scholarly distinction, a record of publications, and teaching commitment.

More information about the department can be found at http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/psychology .


For Assistant or Associate:

The individual hired must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree and an active program of research that can attract undergraduate and graduate students. Postdoctoral research experience is a plus. A record of or the potential to obtain external funding is necessary.

We are seeking scholars specializing in the application of psychological theory and methods to understand health disparities and health inequities in Hispanic/Latino or non-Hispanic/Latino Black, Asian, or Native American populations. We are particularly interested in scholars whose research addresses the promotion of physical and mental health, psychological adjustment to physical illness, or the reduction of health disparities within these populations and scholars specializing in the application of psychological theory and methods to understand and advance health equity, recognizing the role of racism as a key driver of health inequities.

We are seeking candidates with training in the areas of health, clinical, community, social, or developmental psychology. Candidates with research interests that intersect with our current strengths in health psychology or clinical science will be given special consideration.

Vaccine Requirement:

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

Assistant- $51,242-97,580



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Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY job posting system found at www.cuny.edu/employment/  and navigating the following links: “SEARCH ALL POSTINGS” and in the “Search Jobs” field, entering Job ID or Title listed above.

Candidates should submit the following items, combined into a single document, with your on-line application:

  1. Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy (including summaries of teaching evaluations if possible)
  5. A maximum of 3 representative publications

Names, email, and postal addresses for up to three individuals familiar with their research and teaching experience who will submit recommendations. Please have your referees email their letters of recommendation directly to the Search Committee via email: healthpsych.search@hunter.cuny.edu


Review of completed applications will begin immediately on March 28th, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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