The Department of Psychology at the State University of New York at New Paltz invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Cognitive Psychology to begin in Fall of 2020. Preference will be given to applicants with a specialization in sensation and perception. Standard course load in the department is 3/3 and includes both undergraduate and Master’s level courses. Courses to be taught include Psychology of Perception and some of the following: Psychology of Learning, Cognitive Psychology, Physiological Psychology, Introductory Psychology, Statistics, and Research Methods, as well as other topics related to the candidate’s research interests. Other duties include advising students, mentoring undergraduate and graduate student research, and participating in departmental and college service. Candidates are expected to develop an independent and productive research program and publish in peer-reviewed journals.
Applicants will be asked to submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, evidence of teaching excellence (if available, sample syllabi and comprehensive student evaluations) and research excellence (selected reprints), and contact information for three professional references. References provided on application will be sent emails requesting letters of recommendation. Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.
Applications accepted until position is filled; priority given to those received by 9/15/19.
Other important information about this vacancy:
This position offers full NYS benefits, which are among the most comprehensive in the nation.
Recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs, New Paltz is a highly-selective public college with about 8000 students. It is located on a beautiful campus 75 miles north of New York City in a picturesque area at the foothills of the Catskill Mountains with easy access to the City and nearby cultural and recreational amenities.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity or protected veteran status. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.
The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.
Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the University Police Web site for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”) at https://www.newpaltz.edu/firesafety/safetyreport.html.
A PhD in Psychology or closely related field is required. Exceptional ABD candidates with a firm completion date prior to 8/1/2020 will be considered. Strong candidates must be committed to excellent teaching and demonstrate potential for research productivity, particularly involving student research collaborators.
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The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.
New Paltz recognizes the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work here is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. New Paltz continues to work on building a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support these values of diversity and inclusiveness and candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply. The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.