Position Description

Open rank
Job Department/School Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology
FT/PT/Temp Full time
Location Garden City, N.Y.
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Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology

Open Rank 

Addictions and/or Severe Psychopathology specialty 

Fall, 2018


The Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology at Adelphi University in Long Island, New York seeks to enhance its roster of distinguished faculty through the recruitment of a senior or junior faculty with a background in Addictions and/or Severe Psychopathology with a start date of late August 2018.

This exciting opportunity is a tenure track assistant/associate/full professor level position with experience in an area related to research and treatment of the addictions.  We expect the successful candidate to demonstrate EITHER an established program of research or the potential for establishing a successful program of research in addiction broadly defined.  Strong candidates will also have an interest in initiating and guiding undergraduate and graduate student research, and in creating interdisciplinary collaboration with clinical faculty.   The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses in addiction, psychopathology, and other courses related to the expertise of the candidate in the different programs that we have at Derner. 

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, selected reprints/preprints, teaching evaluation forms, and three letters of recommendations (sent to facultyreference@adelphi.edu).  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The Derner School of Psychology (derner.adelphi.edu) offers an APA approved PhD in clinical psychology, a new PsyD in School Psychology, Master’s degrees in general psychology, school psychology, and mental health counseling, post graduate programs, as well as a popular undergraduate psychology major and a recently developed undergraduate neuroscience major. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups.  Adelphi University is located on Long Island, just 20 miles east of New York City. 

Adelphi University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination regarding all educational, student programs and employment actions and further commits not to discriminate against any individual on the basis of an individual's race, creed, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.