Chatham University — Assistant Professor of Psychology

Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts & sciences and business & communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a “Best College” by U.S. News & World Report, andas the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of ’29)—is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review.

Chatham’s mission is: “to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work…by preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably.” Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community.

Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.

Located in Pittsburgh, PA—one of the country’s most livable cities and great college towns—Chatham is spread across three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world’s most sustainable campuses.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

Position Reports To: Department Chair

Position Summary: Chatham University has an opening for an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the undergraduate psychology program to begin Fall 2020. The candidate selected for this position will be responsible for teaching courses in Psychobiology, Psychopharmacology, and Statistics and Research Design while maintaining an ongoing research program in biological psychology. A review of applicants will begin Monday, December 9, 2019 and continue until position is filled.


  • Earned a Ph.D.
  • Teaching experience
  • Clearly articulated research agenda
  • Diverse background experience
  • We are looking for experience working with/teaching diverse groups/diverse students is desirable.

Candidates should describe their experience in this arena in their cover letter and teaching statement.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaching a 3/3 load
  • Research
  • Advising
  • Performing admissions activities including student recruitment
  • Engaging in program, university, and professional service

Interested candidates should visit and follow the instructions to complete the application process. To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a research statement, and contact information for three professional references.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer