Three FT faculty positions at Mercy College (NY)

Sociology/Behavioral Science Position Description (three)

Fall 2017

The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Mercy College is seeking candidates for three full-time faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in Behavioral Science.  Applicants must have a PhD in Sociology, Behavioral Science, or a closely related discipline.  Candidates with the following specializations are particularly encouraged to apply:

  • Demography or life-course analysis
  • Health or Healthcare
  • Adult Education, or substantial teaching experience with non-traditional age students

We welcome applications from candidates with the ability to work effectively in a dynamic team environment. Candidates should have a strong record of teaching effectiveness with undergraduate students, scholarly productivity and a commitment to service. To learn more about the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, please visit:

Mercy College is a nonsectarian, nonprofit New York metropolitan area institution offering over 90 undergraduate and graduate programs. The College has an enrollment of approximately 9,000 students from diverse backgrounds across four campuses in Westchester County and New York City. As Mercy College proudly serves a diverse student body and is a Federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, faculty are dedicated to providing students with access to a transformative education through academic quality and robust student support.  To encourage faculty growth, we offer a host of professional development opportunities to deepen their knowledge of evidence-based practices.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Applications received before December 1, 2017 will be given preference.  Electronic applications are required and must include a cover letter, CV, sample student evaluations of teaching, and the names and contact information for at least three references. Candidates must apply online at

Mercy College actively engages in recruiting a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups, and strives to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus community.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, marital status, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Mercy College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Veteran/Disability


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