Assistant Professor Dept. of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Alfred, Allegany County
Dec 17, 2014
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Sociology
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.

Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and the academic success of our students. Alfred State seeks educators who are student-centered and engage in the life of the College. Our tenure process emphasizes teaching and university service with a more flexible approach to scholarship and professional growth. For faculty interested in research, the college maintains a teacher-scholar program to support research including applied research that complements our emphasis in experiential learning, civic engagement and sustainability.

Job Description:

The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Alfred State is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach a range of lower-level and upper-level undergraduate courses in psychology that include introductory psychology, human development, abnormal psychology, health psychology, research methods and additional courses depending on department needs. Additional responsibilities include student advisement, assessment, department and college-level committee work, new course development and on-going professional development.


Applicants must have a Doctorate in psychology at time of appointment with college-level teaching experience. A commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential.  Experience with hybrid or on-line teaching is preferred.

Additional Information:

Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks.

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.

Application Instructions:

Those interested in the position should submit a letter of interest and their CV at the time of application.

Review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.  However, preference will be given to applications received before February 16, 2015.

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