Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Science
School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Faculty Position in Cognitive Psychology
The Department of Psychology at Hofstra University invites applications for an anticipated full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position beginning September 2016. Applicants should have a strong emphasis in the area of Cognition, broadly defined, with preference given to candidates with a research focus in one or more of the following areas: human factors psychology, judgment and decision-making, social cognition, or educational psychology.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach 18 hours a year (2 to 3 courses a semester) primarily in an undergraduate program whose basic mission is to train students in the scientific foundations of psychology. He or she will be asked to teach a subset of the following undergraduate courses: Cognition, Introduction to Psychology, Statistics, Research Methods, and a Research Seminar in Cognitive Psychology. Psychology faculty also often teach undergraduate courses in the Hofstra Honors College or First Year Connections programs, which offer small classes to promote student retention and instructional innovation. Opportunities may occasionally arise to teach graduate courses within the candidate’s field of interest. Hofstra’s Psychology Department also administers the following programs: a Ph.D. Program in Clinical Psychology, a PsyD. Program in School-Community Psychology, and a Ph.D. Program in Applied Organizational Psychology.
Research collaborations with, and joint appointment to, the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research of the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine is possible, for access to a Signa 3-T MRI equipped for structural and functional imaging. A technically-qualified candidate may also have shared access to an Eyelink 1000 eye-tracker.
Hofstra University is located on Long Island in close proximity to New York City (25 miles east of Manhattan), with its wealth of business, entertainment, and cultural opportunities. Our faculty and students have diverse backgrounds and we strongly encourage diverse applicants. See the following links for more information about the university http://www.hofstra.edu and the Feinstein Institute http://www.feinsteininstitute.org
To apply, email cover letter, curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, representative publications, and 3 letters
of recommendation to the Psychology Department Chair, Dr. Keith M. Shafritz, at the following address: ude.artsfoh|ztirfahS.htieK#ude.artsfoh|ztirfahS.htieK Deadline: For full consideration, applications must be received by January 4, 2016.
Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.