Company Name:

Skidmore College

Location:

Saratoga Springs, New York

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Health Psychology

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:

PhD

Date Posted:

August 27, 2019

Assistant Professor - Health Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Health Psychology beginning Fall 2020. The faculty member in this position will teach core courses (i.e., Statistics and Research Methods I and II, Introduction to Psychological Science) and courses in their area of expertise, and will supervise undergraduate research. Within the context of an 18-credit teaching load (generally five courses), the position also occasionally includes teaching a first-year interdisciplinary seminar (topic open).

We encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience working with diverse student populations and who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, scholarship, and/or service. Enthusiasm for advising, teaching, and mentoring a diverse population of students is essential. We seek candidates who are firmly committed to undergraduate education, including the involvement of undergraduates in research programs that are theoretically and methodologically sophisticated. Excellent teaching and research facilities support faculty/student collaborative work in the classroom, lab, and field.

Skidmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs, New York that fosters creative approaches to teaching and learning. With its relatively small size and low student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore’s faculty of teacher-scholars are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of approximately 2,400 talented undergraduate students from almost 50 states and over 40 countries.

Candidates should submit all materials online by September 10, 2019, including cover letter, vita, selected reprints, research statement, teaching statement, and teaching evaluations. Applicants should describe in their cover letter how they will teach to diverse students and how they will enhance the diversity of offerings and educational experiences at Skidmore College through their teaching, research, and/or service. The application system will prompt you to submit three email addresses for letters of recommendation. All referees will be emailed once you have completed the application process.

All documents must be attached through the online application system to complete the application process and to receive your confirmation code. If you have questions please contact Human Resources at: careers@skidmore.edu or (518) 580-5800.


To be considered, candidates must have teaching experience and a Ph.D. in psychology by Fall 2020.


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