Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology
Skidmore College, Department of Psychology
United States

Job Summary    


The Department of Psychology at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Clinical Psychology beginning Fall 2020. The faculty member in this position will teach core courses (i.e., Statistics and Research Methods I and II, Introduction to Psychological Science) and courses in their area of expertise, and will supervise undergraduate research. Within the context of an 18-credit teaching load (generally five courses), the position also occasionally includes teaching a first-year interdisciplinary seminar (topic open).


We encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience working with diverse student populations and who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, scholarship, and/or service. Enthusiasm for advising, teaching, and mentoring a diverse population of students is essential. We seek candidates who are firmly committed to undergraduate education, including the involvement of undergraduates in research programs that are theoretically and methodologically

sophisticated. Excellent teaching and research facilities support faculty/student collaborative work in the classroom, lab, and field.


Skidmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs, New York that fosters creative approaches to teaching and learning. With its relatively small size and low student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore’s faculty of teacher-scholars are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of approximately 2,400 talented undergraduate students from almost 50 states and over 40 countries.


Candidates should submit all materials online by September 10, 2019, including cover letter, vita, selected reprints, research statement, teaching statement, and teaching evaluations. Applicants should describe in their cover letter how they will teach to diverse students and how they will enhance the diversity of offerings and educational experiences at Skidmore College through their teaching, research, and/or service. The application system will prompt you to submit three email addresses for letters of recommendation. All referees will be emailed once you have completed the application process.


All documents must be attached through the online application system to complete the application process and to receive your confirmation code. If you have questions please contact Human Resources at: or (518) 580-5800.


Minimum Qualifications               

To be considered, candidates must have teaching experience and a Ph.D. in psychology by Fall 2020.


Preferred Qualifications               

EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.


Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.




Special Instructions to Applicant               

Posting Information

Posting Date      07/01/2019

Open Until Filled             

Closing Date       09/10/2019

Quicklink for Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


* Where did you first learn about this position?

Chronicle of Higher Education

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)

Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

Inside Higher Education


New York State Department of Labor

Saratoga Chamber of Commerce


Scholarly Hires

Skidmore Website

Times Union


Career Fair

Invited by Department to Apply

Professional Conference

Professional journal/publication

Referred by Skidmore Employee


* Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?



Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

Cover Letter

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching Evaluations

Teaching Statement

List of Three References

Research Statement

Optional Documents

Sample Syllabi

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