Assistant Professor of Psychology, Tenure Track

Faculty Boston, Massachusetts


The Department of Psychology at Suffolk University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, beginning July 1, 2023. The area of scholarship is open. We are particularly interested in candidates with an established research program involving diverse and/or underserved populations and that fits with the department’s social justice mission ( Candidates must hold a doctorate in Psychology at the time of appointment, with a preference for candidates who are licensed or license-eligible in Massachusetts. The department includes a 300-person undergraduate major, an APA-accredited Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology, an Applied Developmental Ph.D. program, and a Master’s of Mental Health Counseling program. We are committed to promoting equity in the field and inclusive teaching practices; candidates who would increase the diversity of the faculty are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and doctoral-level courses. In addition to demonstrating excellence in teaching and research, the successful candidate is expected to advise and mentor undergraduate and clinical doctoral students, serve on dissertation committees, maintain familiarity with APA doctoral training standards and regulations, and engage in service within the Department, College, and University.

Application should be made through the Suffolk University Human Resources website: (HERE with a complete submission including the following components: cover letter (including research agenda), CV, undergraduate and graduate transcript, research writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, student course evaluations, and contact information for three professional references. Initial review of applications will begin October 1, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be via Zoom followed by on-campus interviews.

Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment. Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.