Visiting Assistant Professor- Psychology

Employer
Clarkson University
Location
Potsdam, NY

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Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor

Title of Manager/Supervisor: Professor / Chair of Psychology

Number of Employees Reporting to this Position: 4

Range: $60,000- $65,500 salary based on experience

Position Summary:THE PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT AT CLARKSON UNIVERSITY invites applications for a 3-year visiting assistant professor position in the area of health psychology. The position starts August, 2024. Responsibilities involve teaching 3 courses per semester, including Introduction to Psychology, Health Psychology, and courses in their area of expertise. The ability to teach upper-division coursework thematically falling into the areas of health care, health science, health outcomes across the lifespan, or child and adolescent mental health would be welcome, but not necessary. The department is committed to intentional and ongoing engagement with diversity, equity, inclusion and community, and recognizes the intellectual value of doing so for the science and the practice of psychology. Clarkson, New York State's highest ranked small research institution, is located in a rural setting just outside the Adirondack Park, and has year-round outdoor recreational opportunities. Clarkson lies within minutes of three other colleges and is within two hours of Montreal, Ottawa, and Lake Placid.

Remote Work Days- This is a full time on Campus position with zero remote workdays.

Position Responsibilities: Responsibilities involve teaching 3 courses per semester, including Introduction to Psychology, Health Psychology, and courses in their area of expertise. The ability to teach upper-division coursework thematically falling into the areas of health care, health science, health outcomes across the lifespan, or child and adolescent mental health would be welcome, but not necessary.

Health & Safety: All staff have a statutory responsibility to take reasonable care of themselves, others and the environment and to prevent harm by their acts or omissions. All staff are therefore required to adhere to the University’s Health, Safety, and Environmental Policy & Procedures.

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, skills, and qualifications required of personnel so classified.

Education:

Minimal Qualifications: Ph.D. in Psychology –All Ph.D. requirements should be completed by the time work commences

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Psychology, and experience teaching at the undergraduate level.

Experience:
Minimal Experience:
Preferred Experience: Some post doctoral work is preferred

Review of applications begins Febuardy 5, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.


Physical Demands:
The physical demands characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is expected to adhere to University policies.

Organization

Working at Clarkson University

As a private, national research university, Clarkson is a leader in technological education and sustainable economic development through teaching, scholarship, research and innovation.   We ignite personal connections across academic fields and industries to create the entrepreneurial mindset, knowledge and intellectual curiosity needed to innovate world-relevant solutions and cultivate the leaders of tomorrow. With its main campus located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities in the New York Capital Region, Beacon, N.Y., and New York City, Clarkson educates 4,300 students across 95+ rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, the arts, education, sciences and health professions. Clarkson alumni earn salaries that are among the top 2.5% in the nation and realize accelerated career growth.  One in five already leads as a CEO, senior executive or owner of a company. 

Clarkson welcomes scholars and students from all over the world.

Our community and campus settings enhance the quality of student life and afford students access to and interaction with their faculty. We value the diversity of our University community; and we strive to attune ourselves and our programs to our global, pluralistic society. We share the belief that humane and environmentally sound economic and social development derive from the expansion, diffusion and application of knowledge.

Through our Office of Human Resources, we focus on the recruitment, onboarding, training and professional development of our employee community across multiple campuses and learning environments. The goal is a campus community where all are welcomed and valued members who contribute to the development of global citizenship by promoting a diverse and inclusive environment.

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IgniteClarkson is a highly-collaborative community that ignites connections across fields, industries and cultures. 

Together we ignite the mindsets and skill sets that are in demand for tomorrow’s best careers . To think, act and lead globally, we span disciplines to find new solutions and deepen our respect for the diversity of our University community.

Invest
We develop innovative programs and research portfolios in partnership with business and industry to explore, create and achieve better futures. We invest in people, ideas and our campus’ living. We give our time, resources and goodwill to drive the future.

Ensure
We are all Golden Knights who commit to living the Clarkson Values and sharing our success as a model of these ideals. Through the legacy of our personal accomplishments and generosity, we ensure the next generation has the same opportunities to create a better world for themselves and society.

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