Assistant Teaching Professor- Psychology

Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jun 12, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details



Job # 075168 Job Title Assistant Teaching Professor- Psychology Location Main Campus- Syracuse Pay Range Commensurate w/ Experience FLSA Status Exempt Hours

determined by department chair

Job Type Full-time Rank Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description

The Department of Psychology at Syracuse University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track position at the rank of assistant teaching professor beginning August 2020. The initial appointment may be for up to three years, and is renewable dependent on program need and instructor performance. The candidate in this position must be able to teach a variety of large sections of psychology courses. The ability to teach introductory psychology is strongly preferred. In addition, the candidate should be able to teach undergraduate courses related to developmental, social, or cognitive psychology. Further, candidates should have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members. The successful candidate will demonstrate or have the potential to demonstrate excellence in both pedagogy and teaching. As with all faculty positions, there is an expectation to engage in service in the department, college, and university and to advise students.

Qualifications

The candidate must have a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field.

Job Specific Qualifications

The candidate must have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize his/her effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.

The successful candidate will –
1. Teach three courses in the fall and spring semesters;
2. Participate in curriculum maintenance, development, and assessment within the department;
3. Engage in committee work and service activities in the department, college, and university.

Responsibilities

The assistant teaching professor will be expected to teach in the classroom; to meet with students during scheduled office hours; to prepare and grade assignments and examinations; to contribute to the design, syllabi, and organization of departmental course offerings; and to know applications and development of pedagogy in the field.

This appointment may carry administrative duties that include activities such as producing teaching methodologies and materials, and training others in instructional methods and design.

Additionally, this appointment is expected to participate in routine service to the department, college, and the University.

Physical Requirements Tools/Equipment Application Instructions

Applicants must complete a brief online faculty application. On this form, they will attach electronic copies of their curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching interests and experience; a statement of how their teaching, service, and/or research supports diversity, inclusion, and equity; an example of a syllabus and assignment, and a cover letter. Three letters of recommendation are required. Detailed instructions for uploading confidential recommendation letters into the system will be sent to references identified in the application.

Applications will be reviewed beginning July 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit www.syracuse.edu.

About the Syracuse area

Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal.

EEOC

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Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members.

Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community

Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.

Quick Link https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/84231 Job Posting Date 06/12/2020 Application Deadline Open Until Filled No Priority Consideration Job Category Faculty Message to Applicants