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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Employer
Wells College
Location
Aurora, New York
Salary
$64,260 - $69,870

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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

Wells College is a nationally recognized, private four-year Liberal Arts college located in the Finger Lakes region of New York on the unceded lands of the Cayuga Nation. The mission of Wells College is to educate students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. Wells College is the leader in providing immersive academic experiences tailored by each student. Our historic campus in a lakeside setting that is ideally conducive to deep learning is home to over 150 years of evolving, inclusive traditions that bind Wellsians across generations. Recognizing the role of higher education in supporting students from all backgrounds to lead in the future, Wells College actively seeks to diversify its faculty and staff. We strive to embody a culture of belonging that empowers all of our students -- 35% of whom identify as students of color and 32% who are first-generation -- to thrive.

Assistant Professor of Psychology. Wells College, Aurora, NY. Tenure track position to teach in the area of clinical psychology. Teaching responsibilities will include abnormal psychology and psychotherapy; sharing in major course offerings such as introductory psychology, research methods, and senior capstone; and courses in the candidate’s area of specialization (open). Candidates with a focus on social justice concerns and who can contribute to interdisciplinary programs at Wells are particularly desirable.  These include First Nations/Indigenous studies, women/gender/queer studies, criminal justice, arts, and health sciences.  Also desirable are candidates who can include students in their research program or supervise student research projects. The successful candidate will provide service to the program and college by participating in academic advising, program assessment, governance committees, and by offering co- or extra-curricular opportunities to students. Terminal degree must be completed or expected to be completed by August 2024.  

 

Please submit: letter of interest; curriculum vita; sample syllabus; separate statements of teaching philosophy, research program/plans, and DEI work/aspirations; and names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be reviewed starting immediately and continue until the position is filled.   Offer is pending administrative approval. 

 

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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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