Tenure Track Assistant Professorship in Applied Developmental Psychology with Applied Developmental Psychology, Fordham University

The PhD program in Applied Developmental Psychology seeks a candidate with a strong publication record, an established history of external research funding (or clear evidence of funding potential), and teaching experience who can contribute to one or more of the three program specializations:
Families, schools and society; Race, Ethnicity and Culture; and Health, disease and well-being. The program emphasizes understanding and promoting human development throughout life; All three specializations reflect the faculty’s emphasis on policy-relevant research, from neurodevelopment to social and cognitive issues to intervention and assessment in school and community settings.

The ideal candidate will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: research on infant and/or early childhood development in an applied setting; policy-relevant multidisciplinary research or intervention/prevention and evaluation research related to any period of development, or broader developmental interests in the social determinants of developmental risk and resilience, including intersectionalities (such as race, gender, class, sexuality) to understand and promote lifelong development. Applicants have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty whose research focuses on biopsychosocial approaches to development across the lifespan, including genomics, health disparities, sleep, cognitive and socio-emotional development, and family, community and school dynamics.

The Department of Psychology offers doctoral degrees in Applied Developmental Psychology (ADP), Clinical Psychology, and Psychometric/Quantitative Psychology, as well as a Master’s degree in Applied Psychological Methods and Clinical Research Methods. The department is located on both campuses of Fordham University, with graduate programs located at our Rose Hill campus in the Bronx and undergraduate programs at the Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses (Manhattan) . The primary location for this position will be the Rose Hill campus. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, establishing/maintaining a productive independent research program, and supervising undergraduate research and graduate student theses and dissertations. Applicants with a background in developmental psychology or a related field are encouraged to apply.

Please submit the following: (i) a cover letter explaining how your interests and qualifications match the position and how you address diversity, equity and inclusion in your work, (ii) a CV, (iii) a research statement, (iv) a statement of teaching experience and interests, (v) three representative publications, and (vi) the names, titles and contact information of three professional references. Letters of recommendation will be requested at a later date determined by the search committee. Application documents must be submitted via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/107836

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to our Department Administrator, Maria Barbieri (barbieri@fordham.edu) or Research Committee Chair, Dr. Celia Fisher (fisher@fordham.edu).

The department is strongly committed to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. Fordham is an independent Catholic university in the Jesuit tradition committed to excellence through diversity. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer, and we particularly encourage women, people of color, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.

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