Assistant Professor of Psychology (Developmental)

Hamilton, New York
Sep 25, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Psychology at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-steam position in developmental psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall semester 2018.  Completion of a Ph.D. in psychology is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Area of developmental specialty is open, but a preference will be given to candidates who can teach human development. The teaching load is equivalent to five courses per year. Teaching responsibilities are likely to include foundational courses (e.g., Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods), student research supervision, developmental psychology, and upper-level courses in the candidate’s specialty area. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, three letters of recommendation, and any other supporting materials must be submitted through

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Review of applications will begin November 13, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the psychology department can be found at The appointee will join a faculty of teacher-scholars deeply committee to a strong, research-oriented program, and to a vibrant undergraduate curriculum that integrates psychology and neuroscience.

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are especially encouraged to apply.