Assistant Professor- Applied Psychology

SUNY Cobleskill
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 14, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Company Description:

The State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill is an accredited polytechnic college that is primarily baccalaureate and residential. SUNY Cobleskill is one of few institutions in the United States where an undergraduate student may also choose to earn an associate degree. The College has an enrollment of approximately 2,500 students in 59 programs divided into two schools, Agriculture and Natural Resources; Business and Liberal Arts & Sciences. An economic engine for rural New York, SUNY Cobleskill is home to a wide array of extended learning and professional development opportunities.

Modeling experiential education, SUNY Cobleskill is committed to providing small classes, excellent facilities, and a hands-on learning environment. Whether students plan to further their education or begin their professional careers, they graduate with the foundation to pursue their goals and to succeed.

Job Description:

The Applied Psychology program at SUNY Cobleskill is seeking a candidate who is strongly committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching to join our faculty as an Assistant Professor in Psychology. The successful candidate will be skilled at teaching a variety of courses in-person and online at all levels of a Bachelor's program in Applied Psychology.

Experience related to counseling psychology or a related field addressing mental health from an ecological perspective is preferred. Courses taught will include, but may not be limited to: general psychology, lifespan psychology, psychology of trauma and resilience, abnormal psychology, multicultural psychology, cross-disciplinary topics, as well as other courses developed to meet program needs

Other duties for this position include academic / professional student advisement, cooperation in the enrichment and growth of the program, involved in program, School, and Collee service, development of micro-credentials and certificates, cross-disciplinary collaboration, professional development, and supervision of interns.


Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD or ABD (with completion by 8/31/2021).
  • Demonstrated excellence of teaching psychology at the undergraduate level.

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the aforementioned minimum qualifications, it is preferred the candidate also have: 

  • Experience with counseling or a closely related field with an ecological approach, especially with vulnerable populations.
  • Student focused experience outside of classroom (e.g., research, advisement, internship supervision/site development).
  • Experience with inter-disciplinary collaboration.

Additional Information:

  • This is a full time (10-month), tenure track position.
  • The salary range for this position is $50,000 - $55,000
  • This position offers full New York State benefits which are among the most comprehensive in the country. 
  • SUNY Cobleskill is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community for our students and employees. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of the background check.
  • This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.

SUNY Cobleskill is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, and ensuring equal educational and employment opportunity and access to services, programs and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, or any other legally protected status.  Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation during the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Office at (518) 255-5514.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at   

SUNY Cobleskill's Tile IX Coordinator is Erica Hoerz, who can be contacted via phone at 518-255-5229, email at, or mailing address of SUNY Cobleskill, Title IX Coordinator, Bouck Hall Room 126A, Cobleskill, NY 12043.

Application Instructions:

The application review process will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Priority is given to applications submitted by February 15, 2021. 

A complete application consists of the following:

1. Letter of application, addressing qualifications, position responsibilities, and college values  
2. Current CV or Resume
3. Names, emails and phone numbers of at least three professional references, preferably former supervisors 

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