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Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology

State University of New York College at Plattsburgh, Psychology Department

Job Title: Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology
Job Location: Plattsburgh , NY
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Psychology
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-10-22
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology
State University of New York College at Plattsburgh

The Psychology Department at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh announces a 10-month, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology beginning fall 2019. The Psychology Department offers baccalaureate degrees in Psychology and the combined Master of Arts and Specialist degree (Certificate of Advanced Study) in School Psychology. Successful candidates should be committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service. The person should demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity and gender issues. SUNY Plattsburgh is committed to ensuring that its graduates are educated to succeed in an increasingly complex, multicultural, and interdependent world. Therefore, we value faculty who can bring expertise in those areas.

Responsibilities Include: Teaching a number of undergraduate psychology courses, including developmental psychology (lifespan and upper division child and adolescent courses), other courses associated with the candidate’s expertise, and possibly introductory psychology, research methods, statistics. Engaging in research, ideally involving undergraduate and graduate students in research endeavors. Participating in departmental and college service. Candidates may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning format.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications: Demonstrated skills and expertise in teaching and research, and the ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty, staff, and administrators. An earned doctorate in a psychology program is required for appointment as an Assistant Professor. ABDs will be considered for appointment at a lesser (qualified) rank and salary, upon proof that the applicant’s defense of his/her dissertation will be scheduled within the first year of the appointment. A successful ABD applicant will receive promotion to the rank of Assistant Professor and a salary increment at the start of the semester following verification of the terminal degree completion. An ABD hire will be limited to a one-year appointment, subject to renewal for one year only (2 years maximum).

Preferred Qualifications: An earned doctorate from a developmental psychology program as well as teaching experience in developmental psychology. Experience in the areas of personality and/or social psychology are also of interest.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Salary: $50,000 minimum, plus excellent benefits. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials received by November 25 will be guaranteed full consideration.

Please apply to and include a cover letter, Resume/CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references.

Candidates are also encouraged to provide reprints or pre-prints of their research. Additional information may be requested at a later step in the process. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.

SUNY Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity. As an equal opportunity employer and a government contractor subject to VEVRAA, SUNY Plattsburgh complies with hiring regulations regarding sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, age and veteran status.

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