Baruch College — Assistant Professor of Social Psychology

Job Description:
The Department of Psychology in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Social Psychology to begin August 2023. This is one of several hires the Department is conducting this year to expand research and teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in research methods and/or statistics. Other courses will depend on the needs of the department and the candidate’s area of expertise. The candidate should be engaged in a productive program of research with the potential for top- tier publications and external funding and will be invited to participate in the doctoral program in the Basic and Applied Social Psychology (BASP) area at CUNY’s Graduate Center where they would have the opportunity to teach and mentor doctoral students.

The Department of Psychology houses undergraduate programs in General Psychology (BA) and Industrial-Organizational (IO) psychology (BBA), and terminal master’s programs in Mental Health Counseling (MMHC) and IO psychology (MSIO). Several members of the faculty are also members of the doctoral faculty of training areas (including BASP) at CUNY’s Graduate Center, the Ph.D. degree conferring institution within CUNY. Baruch College is ideally situated in the historic Gramercy Park district of Manhattan, offering easy access to New York’s world- class cultural attractions.

Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work on-site in the office. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to the tri-state area.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. 

Compensation and Benefits:
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

The successful candidate will have earned a doctorate in social psychology by August 25, 2023. We require evidence of the ability to teach successfully, engage in high-quality scholarship, and cooperate with others for the good of the institution, as well as work effectively with a diverse community.

– How to Apply:
Go to the CUNY website to see the complete position description and job requirements in CUNYfirst under Job Opening ID #24790.  You can view and apply for this job in CUNYfirst via the following direct link to the posting

Candidates should provide a cover letter and a CV, statements of research and teaching that provide background, objectives, and future plans, and a statement reflecting a commitment to diversity, broadly defined (e.g., inclusion of diverse populations in research, mentoring of students from diverse backgrounds, conducting research on topics related to diversity) that is either separate or incorporated into the cover letter, research and/or teaching statements.

Candidates may also include up to 5 publication reprints (including papers in press or in preparation) and other relevant materials. At least three letters of reference should be submitted directly from the recommender with the applicant’s name clearly stated in the letter.

STEP TWO – Go to
All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references as described below.

Please go to and enter the contact information for three (3) references. The online system will automatically send your references a request to submit a letter via the system. Full instructions will be provided.

Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.

Closing Date:
Review of resumes begins on October 11, 2022; to ensure consideration, please apply by October 10, 2022.

EEO Statement:
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.