Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Location
Oswego, New York
Posted
Mar 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Psychology Department at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position.

Posting Date: March 23, 2017

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit: https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-January-2017.pdf  or http://www.suny.edu/benefits/

Date of Appointment: August 2017

Description of Responsibilities: Will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in both biopsychology and research methods, and higher level seminar courses in biopsychology or neuroscience.

In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:   Ph.D. in psychology or a related field, ABD candidates with expected degree completion by August 2018 will be considered.  

Preferred Qualifications:  Ph.D. in psychology or a related field; expertise in one or more areas of biopsychology/neuropsychology/cognitive neuroscience. Prior experience teaching undergraduate courses. Graduate and/or post-doctoral training.

To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, curriculum vitae, separate research and teaching statements, and contact information for three professional references electronically to:

http://oswego.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=82699

Candidates are also encouraged to submit outside evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching portfolios) if available.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Matthew J. Dykas, Ph.D., Psychology Department Chair; 315-312-3473 or matt.dykas@oswego.edu.

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring. Files must be complete to be considered. 

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Description of Department: The Department of Psychology offers a B.A. program with over 500 students and 14 full-time faculty, who have been awarded multiple grants from agencies such as the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Institute of Education Sciences (IES).The department contributes to interdisciplinary programs that include Cognitive Science, a 5-year B.A./M.B.A. program, a graduate program in Human Computer Interaction, and a graduate certificate in Interdisciplinary Trauma Studies. The department is committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate research.

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy, https://www.oswego.edu/title-ix/non-discrimination-policy.

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing hr@oswego.edu.  

For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery) on the Human Resources Website: https://www.oswego.edu/human-resources/annual-security-and-fire-report

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.