Suffolk University Assistant Professor of Developmental Psychology, Tenure Track in Boston, Massachusetts

Assistant Professor of Developmental Psychology, Tenure Track

Faculty & LecturersBoston, Massachusetts



The Department of Psychology at Suffolk University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Developmental Psychology for July 1, 2019 (pending final budgetary approval). The primary focus of the new faculty member will be to join an Applied Developmental Psychology (ADP) doctoral training program. The ADP PhD program has a mission to apply developmental science in support of under-served and socially marginalized youth and families.

Requirements include a PhD (in hand) in Psychology, Developmental Psychology, or a related field. The ability to successfully serve as research mentor to doctoral students in Applied Developmental Psychology is essential. The area of research interest is open, as long as it is in keeping with the mission of the ADP program. Faculty candidates with strengths in quantitative research methods and statistics are particularly encouraged to apply. In addition to demonstrating excellence in teaching and research, the successful candidate is expected to advise and mentor undergraduate and ADP doctoral students, serve on dissertation committees, and engage in service within the Department, College and University.

Candidates who would increase the diversity of the faculty are particularly encouraged to apply.

Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website and should include the following: 1) cover letter; 2) CV; 3) copy of graduate transcripts; 4) statement of research and teaching interests, and 5) student evaluations of teaching. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Maureen Dooley, Human Resources Assistant, Please reference Position CodePsychADP2019in cover letter and in all correspondence. Review of applications will begin immediately, with a final application deadline of October 1, 2018. Inquiries about this position can be addressed to Amy Marks, Department Chair, via email at