The Department of Psychology at Lafayette College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2020.  We seek applicants with expertise in Clinical or Counseling Psychology. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field. Training in clinical or counseling psychology is required, but area of specialization within clinical/counseling psychology is open. Experience teaching undergraduates is also essential. In addition to teaching courses such as Abnormal Psychology or Counseling Psychology, the candidate should be able to teach one or more of the following: Introductory Psychology, Statistics, and/or Research Design. An interest in and ability to contribute to one or more of Lafayette’s interdisciplinary programs is also desirable (e.g., Africana Studies, Aging Studies, Neuroscience, or Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, among others). All faculty members are expected to involve undergraduates in research and to mentor them in independent scholarship. The Department of Psychology expects all of its members to maintain active, productive, sustained programs of scholarship that result in publications. We offer competitive start-up funds and space for research in a well-equipped psychology and neuroscience building.

Lafayette College is a highly selective private undergraduate college with academic programs and opportunities characteristic of larger institutions. The College is approximately 70 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. More information about the department is available at Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all its students, staff, and faculty. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced.  Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Applications should be submitted to Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of scholarly interests, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to John S. Shaw, III, Department of Psychology, through the Interfolio site.  In your cover letter, please address how your teaching and research might support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement ( Review of applications will begin October 18 and continue until the position is filled.