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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Apply now Posting Number: 493081
Type of Position: Full-time
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Categories: Faculty

Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Department/

School:

Psychology Department, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Job Summary:

The psychology department in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Marist College invites applications for two tenure track positions of Assistant Professor of Psychology to begin the fall of 2022.

We welcome candidates who specialize in cognitive psychology, biopsychology, health psychology or cognitive neuroscience. The psychology department is interested in providing students with opportunities to understand the application of biological and neuroscience principles to human thought, emotion, and behavior.  Of note, Marist has committed to building new psychology lab facilities with the summer of 2022 targeted to begin construction.

Applicants should be flexible with regard to teaching assignments and confident in their abilities to teach courses within their areas of expertise as well as research methods and statistics. We welcome candidates who will place an emphasis on quality teaching in a small classroom setting and who can expertly integrate relevant sociocultural and diversity content and issues into their teaching. Applicants should demonstrate the ability to develop and teach topical, hands-on laboratory courses in a small, liberal arts college setting.  Applicants should be engaged in ongoing research activities and enthusiastic about working to support undergraduate students’ research projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Doctorate in Psychology or a related field by Fall 2022 is required.

Essential Functions:

  • Primary responsibilities include undergraduate instruction with an expectation of competence in the use of instructional technology
  • Responsible for advisement of students
  • Participation in departmental activities

Preferred Qualifications:

College level teaching experience is preferred.

Required Application Documents:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information for three professional references

 

About the Department and School:

The psychology department is home to 16 full time faculty as well as several, valued, part-time faculty. The department offers an undergraduate psychology major and minor and supports graduate programs in clinical mental health counseling and school psychology. The department members have expertise in many domains and work together to create a rich curricular experience for students that includes theory, research, and applied fieldwork.

The Psychology Department and the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences are committed to advancing a diverse, equitable and inclusive climate.  The School has taken leadership in several social justice initiatives, including Creating an Inclusive Community dialogues, the Marist Center for Social Justice Research, and the Marist College Diversity Leadership Institute.  

About Marist College:

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (10th Best Regional University/North, 5th Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#4 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. To learn more, please visit https://www.marist.edu/about

About the Hudson Valley Region:

The Hudson River Valley is known for its rich landscapes, sustainable-foods, diverse culture, and has a wide variety of vibrant cities and historic towns. Follow your sense of adventure, find great food around every corner, engage with a proud community, and be a part of history right at Marist in the heart of the Hudson River Valley.  Poughkeepsie and surrounding communities are among the most diverse in the state with easy access to New York City by way of Amtrak or Metro-North train service.  For more information about the Hudson Valley region and its major cultural and recreational attractions, visit the link below to learn more: https://www.marist.edu/hudson-river-valley-life

Type of Position:

Full-time

Classification:

Faculty

Location:

Marist College Main Campus, Poughkeepsie, NY

Number of Positions Openings:

2

Equal Employment Statement:

Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under represented.

Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.

Marist's policy of non-discrimination includes not only employment practices but also extends to all services and programs provided by the College. It shall be considered a violation of College policy for any member of the community to discriminate against any individual or group with respect to employment or attendance at Marist College on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition established by law.

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