Assistant Professor level tenure-track position in Developmental Psychology

The Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor level tenure-track position in Developmental Psychology (broadly defined); expertise in early development and/or developmental neuroscience/cognitive development preferred, but not required.  The position is anticipated to start Fall 2016.  


The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate courses, as well as developmental psychology at all levels.  The Derner Institute ( includes an APA-approved Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, a Bachelor of Arts in Undergraduate Psychology, a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, Master degrees in General Psychology, School Psychology, and Mental Health Counseling, and a post-graduate program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.  The primary appointment will be in the Undergraduate Psychology Department, but the candidate may also be asked to teach developmental psychology courses in our M.A. and Ph.D. programs. The successful applicant is expected to establish an active research program, to have a strong interest in initiating and guiding undergraduate student research, and to potentially engage in collaborations with other faculty.  Excellence in teaching is required.


Applicants for the position must have a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree from an accredited institution by Aug. 8, 2016.  Candidates must also demonstrate a record of scholarship and strong teaching potential/experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels.


Applicants should submit, through the Adelphi Web site (, a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, selected reprints/preprints, teaching evaluation forms, and three letters of recommendations.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Informal inquiries concerning the position are welcome and should be sent to Dr. Katherine Fiori by e-mail ( or telephone (516-877- 4809).  


Adelphi University is an equal opportunity, equal access, and affirmative action employer.  We also would like to encourage applications for underrepresented minorities.


All appointments are subject to final approval by the Board of Trustees.