Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Molloy College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Clinical Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin on September 1st, 2021.

As the College seeks to continue to add value as one of the most affordable private institutions in the region, the founding of the new School of Arts and Sciences plays a major role in its future strategic goals. In line with Molloy College's Strategic Plan, the new School of Arts and Sciences seeks to address several of its themes, from responsive education to student success to organizational effectiveness.

The successful candidate will teach Psychology courses in Abnormal Psychology, ClinicalCounseling, Behavior Modification, and Health Psychology, among others. The PsychologyDepartment at Molloy is a thriving department with a recently added Minor in Child Life. With our Child Life program and other health related programs at Molloy a focus in community health is a plus. There is a potential to collaborate on research with an autistic population. Selected individual may be expected to develop new courses in his/her area of expertise that help our majors secure careers and/or prepare for graduate study in psychology. S/he may also be asked to create courses in emerging and innovative areas in alignment with other departments, programs, and initiatives at the College. Emphasizing student-centered education and personal attention, the Department caps all upper-level psychology classes at 25 students.

The primary professional responsibilities of Molloy's faculty are teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the College, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include advising students, participation in department, school, and campuswide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions. The successful candidates will also be committed to the academic success of all our students and to an environment that encourages and celebrates diversity and differences. The successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in the College's shared commitment to study, service, and community.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The candidate should have a Ph.D. or PSY.D. in Clinical Psychology and be licensed or license eligible. Consideration will be given to an advanced doctoral candidate.
  • Demonstrated potential of research as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching are expected.
  • An ability to involve students in research.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Evidence of training and experience in Community Health psychology.
  • BCBA certification is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to secure grants.

To Apply: 

Interested applicants may submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and the Molloy College Application . Please submit all application materials in one submission to with Clinical Psychology n the subject line.

Molloy College, an independent, Catholic college, rooted in the Dominican tradition of study, spirituality, service, and community, is committed to academic excellence with respect for each person. Through transformative education, Molloy promotes a lifelong search for truth and the development of ethical leadership.All Molloy College employees are expected to display an understanding of and a commitment to the College's mission and core values; foster relationships with a spirit of inclusivity, compassion, and respect; appreciate and celebrate differences and support a welcoming and hospitable environment that is responsive and helpful to all members of the Molloy community and beyond.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.