Human Development Tenure Track Position
The Ithaca College Department of Psychology (located in Ithaca, NY) invites applications for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor position to begin August 2020.
Developmental Psychology: This position will focus on human development. Teaching responsibilities will include a developmental psychology research course, a lecture course in developmental psychology, statistics, a psychology capstone course, with other courses as needed. The successful applicant will have dedicated laboratory space to establish a research program that will include undergraduate students. The URL for the Developmental Psychology position is ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/16687
Qualifications: Preference will be given to individuals who hold a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology or a related field by August 2020. Special consideration will be given to applicants who have teaching experience and who demonstrate the potential to succeed as a researcher. Applicants whose work demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.
Our Department The Psychology Department provides a supportive atmosphere with a dedicated, accessible faculty made up of active scholars in the field and with a passion for teaching. Our department seeks to foster in our students the growth of intellectual curiosity, an understanding of scientific methodology, critical thinking, and an appreciation and respect for diverse ideas and cultures.
The Department is looking for candidates who will be engaged and proactive colleagues in the department and the college, and who show a demonstrated commitment to support, empower, and retain students from underrepresented groups.
We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, and we provide support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements. We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history.
Contributions to Inclusive Excellence Ithaca College is actively working to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive academic community. As such, we encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups, and we are interested to read or hear about each applicant’s potential to make positive contributions to College-wide goals of inclusive excellence. We encourage applicants to articulate their experience, expertise, or interest in any of the following:
* Facilitation of discussions on diversity, marginalization, or inclusion in the classroom
* Experience teaching in ways that meet the varied learning needs and interests of a diverse student population
* Commitment to encouraging and promoting success in all students, regardless of aptitude or achievement
* Any relevant experience or record of professional engagement with groups and communities underrepresented in the academy
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. We offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.
We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.
We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.
When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.
Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.
To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at ithaca.edu
Instructions for submitting your application
To apply, please go to ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/16687 .
As part of your application, please attach:
1. a cover letter,
2. a curriculum vitae, and
3. a document that includes
a. a statement of your teaching philosophy,
b. teaching evaluations, and other teaching materials (e.g. syllabi, assessments, etc.),
c. a statement on inclusive excellence indicating your past experiences, current interests, engagement and/or future goals to promote a climate of inclusive excellence, and
d. names of three references.
Questions about the online application process may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled