Assistant Professor of Psychology

Geneseo, New York, Livingston County
Jan 27, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

The Department of Psychology at SUNY Geneseo is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with an emphasis in applied social psychology to begin August, 2017. Duties of the position include:
• Teach undergraduate courses in social psychology, personality psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, psychological testing, research methods, and statistics.
• Establish a research program in applied social psychology, with involvement of undergraduate students.
• Provide academic advisement to students.
• Contribute to department functioning through committee service.
• Contribute service to the discipline and/or community.

Required Qualifications

• PhD in psychology conferred by August 2017. 
• Primary expertise in an area of applied social psychology.
• Evidence of preparation to teach undergraduate courses in field of expertise and in statistics and research methods.
• Evidence of an active research program in applied social psychology with capability for involving undergraduate researchers.

Preferred Qualifications

• Relevant postdoctoral experience.
• Expertise in industrial/organizational or community psychology or program evaluation.
• Evidence of effective teaching of undergraduate courses in psychology.
• Interest in and experience with service learning.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter that addresses teaching and research qualifications and a CV. In addition, applicants should also supply contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of reference. References will be invited to submit a letter of reference at the time application is completed.

Review of completed applications will begin upon receipt. To be guaranteed consideration, applications must be completed by February 24, 2017. The final date that letters of reference will be accepted is March 3, 2017. Initial interviews will be conducted via telephone/Skype in early March. Campus interviews are planned for the last two weeks of March and the first week of April.

About SUNY Geneseo

SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

SUNY Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our full non-discrimination statement, see:

Background Investigation Statement

All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks. See our full Background Investigation Statement at

Clery Statement

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security Report(ASR) for the College at The ASR contains information on campus security policies and certain campus crime statistics. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the ASR by contacting the SUNY Geneseo University Police Department at 585-245-5651.