Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Psychology

Job Description
A full-time instructor is needed to teach undergraduate courses, including introductory psychology, social psychology (or a related course), research methods, and/or statistics. The position affords the opportunity to conduct research and to benefit from mentoring and collaboration with an active and collegial group of faculty in social psychology. The individual filling this position will typically teach 3 courses per semester, serve as an undergraduate advisor to psychology majors, provide research mentoring to undergraduates, and occasionally take part in other service-related responsibilities. This one year position, with potential for renewal, begins on August 18, 2014 and ends May 12, 2015. Responsibilities include:
• Develop and/or update class syllabi.
• Prepare lectures, projects and other student assignments.
• Maintain regularly scheduled office hours.
• Present instruction based on competencies and performance levels of the course.
• Meet during designated class periods.
• Submit complete mid-semester progress reports and final grades according to University regulations.
• Grade student assignments and exams in a timely manner.
• Provide departmentally sanctioned forms for completing student evaluations.
• Build a positive rapport with students and other faculty.
Applicants for this position should have graduate level training in Psychology (PhD preferred) along with relevant teaching experience.
Syracuse NY is home to the Upstate Medical University, SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry, and the VA Medical Center. Syracuse is a medium-sized city with affordable housing, abundant cultural opportunities, little traffic, and a high quality of life. Located in the heart of beautiful Upstate New York, the university is close to the Adirondack Mountains and Park, the Finger Lakes, the Great Lakes, and the Catskill Mountains.
Applicants must complete a brief on-line faculty application at Required attachments: curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing research and teaching interests. Syracuse University is an equal opportunity, affirmative-action institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, religion, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, status as a disabled veteran, or a Veteran of the Vietnam, Afghanistan, or Iraq Eras. The Department of Psychology is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and encourages applicants from women, members of minority groups, and individuals with disabilities.
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From its founding in 1870, Syracuse University has been the embodiment of Scholarship in Action—education that transcends traditional boundaries through a combination of innovative thinking, daring choices and entrepreneurial attitude. Our iconic campus is nestled amongst the rolling hills of Central New York—itself a crucible of historic change and progress. Building on that foundation, SU continues to create opportunities for students and faculty to push limits, build pathways, and make connections that lead to new discoveries and transformational change.
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Direct Employer
Address :
430 Huntington Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244
Application Information
Instructions :
Complete the online faculty application. Required attachments: curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing research and teaching interests and contact information for three professional references.
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