The Ithaca College Department of Psychology invites applications for two tenure-eligible Assistant Professor positions to begin August 2020.
Developmental Psychology: One position will focus on human development. Teaching responsibilities will include a developmental psychology research course, a lecture course in developmental psychology, Statistics, a psychology capstone course, with other courses as needed. The successful applicant will have dedicated laboratory space to establish a research program that will include undergraduate students. The URL for the Developmental Psychology position is http://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/16687
Applied Psychology: One position will focus on applied psychology. Teaching responsibilities
will include Statistics and Research Methods, and other courses as needed. The specific area of expertise within applied psychology is open, but we are especially interested in individuals working in I/O Psychology, Health Psychology, or Forensic Psychology. The successful applicant will have dedicated laboratory space to establish a research program, which may include the participation of undergraduate students as collaborators. The URL for the Applied Psychology position is http://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/16737
Preference will be given to individuals who hold a Ph.D. or Psy. D. in Psychology or a related field; however, candidates nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) with a defense expected prior to August 2020 will also be considered.
The Psychology Department provides a supportive atmosphere with a dedicated, accessible faculty made up of active scholars in the field and with a passion for teaching. Our department seeks to foster in our students the growth of intellectual curiosity, an understanding of scientific methodology, critical thinking, and an appreciation and respect for diverse ideas and cultures.
The Department is looking for candidates who have the potential for teaching excellence and a genuine interest in teaching and mentoring students. We also seek candidates who will be engaged and proactive colleagues in the department and college, and who will be committed to diversity and inclusion.
We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, and we provide support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements. We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history.
Contributions to Inclusive Excellence
Ithaca College is actively working to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive academic community. As such, we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups, and we are interested to read or hear about each applicant’s potential to make positive contributions to College-wide goals of inclusive excellence. Applicants are encouraged to articulate their experience, expertise, or interest in any of the following:
• Facilitation of discussions on diversity, marginalization, or inclusion in the classroom
• Experience teaching in ways that meet the varied learning needs and interests of a diverse student population
• Commitment to encouraging and promoting success in all students, regardless of aptitude or achievement
• Any relevant experience or record of professional engagement with groups and communities underrepresented in the academy
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel. Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.
Instructions for submitting your application
To apply, please go to https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/search and search for faculty positions in psychology. As part of your application, please attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a document that includes 1) a statement of your teaching philosophy, 2) teaching evaluations, and other teaching materials (e.g. syllabi, assessments, etc.), 3) a statement on inclusive excellence indicating your past experiences, current interests, engagement and/or future goals to promote a climate of inclusive excellence, and (4) names of three references.
Questions about the online application process may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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