Tenure Track Assistant Professor-Psychology (Clinical)

The Department of Psychology at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT; www.rit.edu/psychology) invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting in August 2023. We seek an energetic and enthusiastic psychologist who will serve as an instructor, researcher, and mentor to students in our undergraduate (Psychology, Neuroscience) and graduate programs (Masters in Experimental Psychology, Ph.D. in Cognitive Science). Candidates should have expertise in an area of Clinical Psychology with strong expertise in quantitative methods or in Quantitative Psychology with a clinical focus. We are particularly interested in individuals whose area of research expertise expands the current expertise of the faculty. The Department of Psychology at RIT serves a rapidly expanding student population. The position requires a strong commitment to teaching, active research and publication, and a strong potential to attract external funding. Teaching and research are priorities for faculty at RIT, and all faculty are expected to mentor students through advising, research and in class experiences. The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in our clinical psychology track (Clinical Psychology, Psychological Testing, Psychotherapy), be able to teach research methods/statistics courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, and be eligible for licensure in NYS if applicable. In addition, candidates must be able to do research and work effectively within the department’s existing lab space. RIT provides many opportunities for collaborative research across the institute in many diverse disciplines such as Health Sciences, Digital Humanities, Human-Centered Computing, and Cybersecurity.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. We are seeking individuals who are committed to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.

more at www.rit.edu.


  • Have PhD., or PhD. expected by July 1, 2023 in Clinical Psychology or Quantitative Psychology with a clinical focus;
  • Have demonstrated ability to conduct independent research in psychology;
  • Have consistently and recently published;
  • Have demonstrated teaching ability and have taught college courses independently beyond TA;
  • Have demonstrated ability to supervise student research;
  • Demonstrate external research grant attainment potential;
  • Demonstrate expertise in research and teaching in clinical and quantitative psychology;
  • Show a career trajectory that emphasizes a balance between teaching and research;
  • Show a fit with the Department of Psychology’s general mission, teaching, research, and resources.
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
  • For those with Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, be eligible for licensure in NYS.


  • Apply online at Job Search Welcome | Rochester Institute of Technology; search openings, then Keyword Search 7155R. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
  • A brief teaching philosophy
  • A research statement that includes information about previous grant work, the potential for future grants, and information about one-on-one supervision of student research
  • The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
  • Contribution to Diversity Statement

You can contact the chair of the search committee, Kirsten Condry, Ph.D. with questions on the position at: kxcgsh@rit.edu. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2022 and will continue until an acceptable candidate is found.