The State University of New York College at Old Westbury invites applications for a tenure-track position in Developmental Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective Fall 2013. The successful candidate will have a specialization in Developmental Psychology. He/she will be expected to expand our curriculum, including developing a new advanced course on aging (including, e.g., biological and cognitive issues and end-of-life, long term care, and ethical issues), and related field placements. The candidate will also be expected to teach the core course, "Foundations of Child Development," other courses within the developmental curriculum, and have a willingness to teach in the research methods sequence and must have a commitment to teaching/mentoring diverse student populations at the undergraduate level.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must possess a Doctorate in Psychology in hand or have an anticipated completion date of August 1, 2013 or sooner. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to their own active research program, as well as to teaching in an institution of public higher education to a student body which is diverse in terms of racial, multicultural and socio-economic background. The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
SPECIAL NOTE: The College at Old Westbury is a comprehensive college in the State University of New York system, located on 604 acres of forested rolling hills on the North Shore of Long Island. Located less than an hour from midtown New York City, the College is one of the country's most culturally and academically diverse campuses. The Psychology Department is the largest major at the College, offering a BA or BS in Psychology and a MA in Mental Health Counseling, and is committed to faculty diversity and to the historic mission of the College to advance social justice, civic engagement, and sustainability.
TO APPLY: Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, recently completed research papers, three letters of recommendation and evidence of teaching approach and ability, which may include a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and assignments, and/or summaries of student or collegial evaluations by October 15, 2012 to: SUNY College at Old Westbury, Office of Human Resources, Search Committee: DPSY-HE, P.O. Box 210, Old Westbury, NY 11568.