The Department of Psychology at Binghamton University (SUNY) invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position (nontenure-track, one-year) in psychology. The position will start Fall 2017 with an initial appointment of one year that might be extended for additional terms. We are seeking a dynamic, innovative teacher with a commitment to high-quality, rigorous undergraduate education (with a potential for graduate teaching as well). The area of specialization is open; however, we are particularly interested in individuals who may bring expertise in social, industrial/organizational, multicultural issues, or developmental.
The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester. There will be additional opportunities to participate in curriculum development and program assessment. There are likely to be opportunities for summer and inter-session teaching for extra pay as well.
The Psychology Department consists of 35 faculty members in three doctoral programs: Behavioral Neuroscience, Clinical Science, and Cognitive and Brain Sciences. The department is family-friendly and there is a preschool on campus. Additional information about the department is available at http://www2.binghamton.edu/psychology.
Binghamton University, which is part of the State University of New York, enrolls approximately 17,200 undergraduate and graduate students, including more than 5,000 students of color and 1,500 international students from 100 countries. The campus is located on 887 acres (including a 350 acre nature preserve) above the Susquehanna River and received the highest “green” rating in the Princeton Review’s ranking of colleges by environmental sustainability. Greater Binghamton is a metropolitan area of about 250,000 with an affordable cost of living and excellent schools. There are many outdoor and cultural activities demonstrating a unique blend of urban and rural appeal. The employment base of the region is dominated by electronics and health care.
The Department of Psychology is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment. Potential applicants who share this goal, especially underrepresented minorities, women and persons with disabilities, are strongly encouraged to apply. Binghamton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Completed applications received by 31 March 2017 will receive full consideration. Applications arriving after this date will be reviewed as needed until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a curriculum vita; a cover letter describing experience and interest in the position; and a teaching portfolio that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and pedagogical approach, sample syllabus, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. awards, evaluations) and any other relevant information. Please also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with your teaching performance. All documents should be submitted to: https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com.