Available Faculty Positions

Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology


The Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology at the University of Rochester seeks outstanding applicants for two tenured or tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Competitive salary and startup funds are available commensurate with experience.

Our department currently includes 15 faculty members in Clinical, Developmental, and Social-Personality Psychology. The department’s areas of excellence include developmental psychopathology, interpersonal relationships, and motivation. We are enthusiastic about building on and expanding our areas of expertise, particularly as interests relate to psychopathology. There is excellent collaboration among faculty across the different areas, and close ties to other groups in the University, particularly in Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Education, Cognitive Sciences, Neuroscience, and Engineering. For further information please see our website: http://www.psych.rochester.edu/.


Successful candidates will have Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals, an established innovative research program, the ability to secure external funding, and commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching excellence as demonstrated by teaching evaluations.

Successful candidates for either position will be expected to establish an outstanding research program, and demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

How to apply:

Applicants should submit materials outlining research and teaching interests and experience, a curriculum vitae, representative publications and preprints, and arrange for three or more letters of recommendation, via the following website: www.rochester.edu/fort/psychology/.

Other information:

Review of applications will begin October 24, 2014, and will continue until outstanding candidates are identified. Given the availability of two positions, academic couples are encouraged to apply.

The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and, in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.

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