Visiting Assistant Professor - Psychology

Psychology

Description

The Department of Psychology is inviting applications for a 2-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning September 2014. A second two-year visiting position may also be available and will be filled based on departmental needs, pending administrative approval. There is a possibility that both positions could be extended past two years. A strong program of research and a commitment to undergraduate teaching are necessary. In addition to introductory psychology, statistics, and research methods, we are looking for someone who can teach some subset of the following courses: sensation and perception, cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, psychology of language, social psychology, abnormal psychology, health psychology, psychological assessment and testing. For one of the positions, an interest in interdisciplinary programs such as neuroscience is a plus. Ph.D. by appointment date preferred. Union is a small, private college founded in 1795 with a long history of excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and engineering. Union is located in New York’s Capital Region, a mid-sized metropolitan area full of affordable, livable neighborhoods and interesting cultural and recreational opportunities. It is also about an hour from the Adirondack Mountains and about three hours from Boston and New York City. Teaching load is two courses per trimester. The College and Department are concerned with excellence in teaching and ability to involve students in an ongoing program of research and to work with a diverse student population. Union is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. Interested candidates should send an application letter indicating which position they are applying for (i.e., social, cognitive or clinical), C.V., statements of teaching and research interests, three letters of recommendation, and any evidence of scholarship and teaching skills, including course evaluations if available, to Linda Stanhope at psychsearch@union.edu. Questions may be emailed to Linda Stanhope at stanhopl@union.edu Applications will be reviewed starting January 20, until the position is filled.

Union College is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s).

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.

Union College is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s).

Union College’s strategic plan highlights the role of diversity in providing an effective education for the 21st century at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. Diversifying the student body, the faculty, the administration, the staff and the curriculum requires a commitment to honor our mission and advance our goals. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and national origin.