Join fellow Behavioral Scientists at Mercy College in a welcoming department of dedicated and diverse faculty

The School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Mercy College is seeking a candidate for a full-time position multiple-year position as Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences/Sociology. Candidates must have a PhD in Behavioral Science, Sociology or a related social science discipline at the time of hire. Applicants with specialization in Methods and Research; Economic Sociology; Education (especially adult education); Theory; Demography and Stratification; and Social Institutions and Organizations, are particularly encouraged to apply. 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 and strong potential for social research and scholarly activity. Candidates must have a commitment to serving the needs of diverse students. Experience and competencies cultivating inclusive learning environments are preferred. 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, 2019 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