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Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Employer
Colgate University
Location
Hamilton, New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 12, 2024

Job Details



The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and the Neuroscience Program at Colgate University invites applications for one or two positions at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall semester of 2024, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year dependent on the evaluation of teaching effectiveness and institutional need. Both positions are open to a variety of areas, though emphasis on cognitive, social, personality, developmental, clinical psychology, or neuroscience are encouraged. Successful candidates will be expected to teach staff-taught courses (e.g., Introduction to Psychology or Neuroscience, or Biological Psychology, Research Methods, or Quantitative Methods), upper-level courses in the candidate’s specialty area, and supervision of senior thesis work (which normally counts as one course). Successful candidates may also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum .

Completion of a Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field is required prior to, or shortly after, the date of hire. The teaching load for this position is equivalent to five courses per year. Please note that Colgate will not sponsor any visa or work authorization for this position.

Candidates should prepare a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of teaching and research interests. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion . The cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and names of three people who can provide letters of recommendation must be submitted through Interfolio .

Review of applications will begin March 25, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Colgate is a top liberal arts university of 3,200 undergraduate students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences can be found here . Appointees will join a faculty of teacher-scholars deeply committed to a strong, research-oriented program, and to a vibrant undergraduate curriculum that integrates psychological science and neuroscience. Colgate recently inaugurated a new Mind, Brain and Behavior Initiative that provides support and opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching and collaborative research. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York here .

Salary Range or Pay Grade

$68,900 (for ABD candidates) to $72,900 (for candidates with a Ph.D. in hand)

Campus Crime Reporting and Statistics

The Department of Campus Safety at Colgate University will provide upon request a copy of Colgate’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. Crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. You may access the report from the Clery Compliance web page here . Printed copies of this report may be obtained upon request from the Department of Campus Safety via e-mail at cusafety@colgate.edu .

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Policy Statement

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Company

Colgate University

Colgate is a distinctive, leading American university known for its intellectual rigor, world-class professors, campus of stunning beauty, and alumni famously loyal to their alma mater.

Time and time again, the world has shown an urgent need for citizens with the ability to create, explore, examine, and connect human knowledge. Colgate University has been answering that call through centuries of academic rigor in the liberal arts tradition.

Colgate attracts world-renowned faculty in a breadth of subject matters as well as innovative leaders in higher-ed administration, all dedicated to building on an educational tradition that has prepared generations of Colgate graduates for success. 

Colgate is deeply invested in employees’ success, and we all work together to ensure that students receive the premier education that is at the University’s core.

The Colgate campus, ranked as one of the most beautiful in the nation, is a place where students develop lifelong bonds with each other, faculty, and staff.

Colgate is located in the village of Hamilton, a community of about 3,800 residents who enjoy downtown’s art galleries and restaurants and who take pride in the many historic homes and public buildings.

Colgate University

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