Assistant Professor of Psychology (tenure-track)

Posting Date 6 months ago(8/24/2017 4:26 PM)
Job ID
Employee Classification
Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Campus : Location
US-NY-Einstein/Resnick - Bronx


Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology is located on Yeshiva University's Albert Einstein College of Medicine Campus approximately 6-7 miles from Manhattan, New York.  The Clinical Program has been in effect since 1979 and has been an APA-accredited Doctor of Psychology program since 1984. Information about the clinical program can be obtained at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology offers three APA-accredited doctoral programs: Clinical, School-Clinical-Child and Clinical Health and offers one NY State Certified Master of Arts program in counseling psychology.


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: to “bring wisdom to life” 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. 


The Position


The Clinical Program seeks to hire two tenure-track Assistant Professors in Clinical Psychology to start in Fall 2018. Candidates in all areas of clinical psychology will be considered, although strong preference will be given to applicants with a program of research and the ability to contribute to graduate training in one or more of the following areas: research methods and design; statistics and quantitative data analysis; assessment, theory, research, and practice of cognitive behavioral therapies; integration of evidence-based research on assessment and practice in clinical decision making; eating disorders; schizophrenia; bipolar disorder; personality disorders; cross-cultural and cross-socioeconomic research.


Responsibilities include: developing an independent program of research; mentoring students in doctoral level research; graduate teaching; and clinical supervision.  Applicants with a strong track record of research productivity, external funding, and active training and clinical involvement are sought. The candidate should be licensed or license eligible in New York State as a clinical psychologist. Salary is competitive. 


Applications review will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. 


Please apply online through YU’s Faculty Careers page ( In addition, please submit both print copies and electronic copies of the following: (1) curriculum vitae, (2) research statement, (3) representative publications, (4) teaching statement along with evidence of teaching credentials such as course syllabi and course evaluations, and (5) three letters of reference addressed.


Email copies should be addressed to Dr. Lata K. McGinn, PhD at, (subject heading: Tenure-Track Faculty Search 2018).


Print copies should be addressed to Dr. Lata K. McGinn, Yeshiva University, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, 1165 Morris Park Avenue, Rousso Building, Bronx NY 10461. Please make sure to list the following on the envelope - Attention: “Tenure-Track Search, 2018, Clinical Program - Ms. Dawn Basnight.”



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