Assistant Professor of Psychology

Employer
Wells College
Location
Aurora, NY, US

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Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Assistant Professor of Psychology. Wells College, Aurora, NY. Tenure track position to teach in the area of developmental psychology, share in offering courses such as general psychology, research methods, and senior capstone, support the education program with offerings in child and adolescent development, and offer courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. Area of specialization is open but we seek a candidate whose scholarly interests support equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice.  The successful candidate will also participate in program and college duties including academic advising, program assessment, committee service, among others. Terminal degree earned or expected by August 2022.  

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Working at Wells College 

Wells College is a nationally recognized private coeducational liberal arts college located in Aurora, New York, on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake. It was established in 1868 by Henry Wells, founder of the Wells Fargo and American Express Companies. The College is known as an exceptional value, pairing top quality academic programs with affordable tuition. With a full-time enrollment of about 550 students, Wells boasts small class sizes, an extensive experiential learning program, cross-enrollment with nearby Cornell University and Ithaca College, and a wide range of off-campus study options.

The rigorous academic environment emphasizes close faculty/student interaction, undergraduate research, off-campus study, internships, and active community service and involvement. Wells offers 17 majors and 39 minors, in addition to individualized programs. Formerly a women’s college, Wells became coeducational in 2005.

The scenic Finger Lakes region of central New York is an area known for its beauty and high concentration of outstanding colleges and universities. The village of Aurora is centrally located and provides easy access to metropolitan, cultural, and educational centers — 25 minutes from Ithaca; 1 hour from Rochester and Syracuse; 2.5 hours from Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Canada; and 5 hours from New York City.

Full-time employees are eligible for a wide range of benefits including health and life insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, long-term disability insurance, EAP, course attendance, dependent tuition benefits, 11 paid holidays and vacation, sick and personal time off.

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