Asst Professor in Dept of Psychology @ SUNY Brockport

Oct 10, 2018

Assistant Professor of Psychology

The College at Brockport 

The Department of Psychology at the College at Brockport, State University of New York invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position to begin August, 2019. We seek a Social or Clinical Psychologist, or a Psychologist in a related area, with preference given to those with applied interests in any of the following subfields: cross-cultural psychology; social-health disparities; forensic psychology (or a combination of these areas). We particularly welcome applications from scholars from populations historically underrepresented in the academy and/or who have experience working with diverse populations.

Major Responsibilities

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses; conduct high quality research; supervise students in research activities; advise and mentor students; and, participate in service to the department, college, university, and community.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Social, Clinical (licensed or license-eligible in NYS), or other relevant field of psychology from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or an internationally accredited institution.  Degree is required by official start date.
  • Ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses related to Clinical or Social Psychology
  • Ability to develop courses in specialty area
  • Ability and willingness to teach core courses such as Principles of Psychology and Statistics
  • Potential for effective teaching and mentoring of a diverse student population
  • Ability to develop and maintain an active program of research
  • Willingness and desire to mentor students from diverse educational backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior teaching experience at the college level
  • Demonstrated commitment to exemplary teaching
  • Ability to effectively engage faculty, staff, and students in a collegial and collaborative manner

Department Description

The department is composed of 15 full-time faculty members who have varied research interests.  We have a large undergraduate program serving approximately 700 majors and minors.  We also have a combined BS/MA program and a master's program with general and clinical tracks.  The Department of Psychology seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the College’s commitment to the academic success of all our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation college students, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities. 

The College

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters’ programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary commensurate with experience.  We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, retirement and healthcare and dependent care savings accounts.

Preference will be given to application materials received by October 26 and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. 

For consideration, please apply at and submit: 1.) Letter of application; 2.) CV; 3.) Statement of teaching interests and qualifications; 4.) Statement of research interests and qualifications; 5.) (P)reprints of representative publications; 6.) Diversity Statement (please briefly reflect on ways your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might be able to contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values) 7.) Unofficial transcripts of highest degree program. In addition, have three letters of reference sent under separate cover to: Search Committee, Psychology Department, The College at Brockport, 350 New Campus Drive, Brockport, NY 14420. 

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We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice.  We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

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