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Assistant Professor – Cognitive Psychology (Psychology)
Social Science

CUNY - New York City College of Technology

New York, NY
Assistant Professor – Cognitive Psychology (Psychology)
Job ID: 7062
Location: NYC College of Technology
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

The Department of Social Science at New York City College of Technology of The City University of New York invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Cognitive Psychology to begin Fall 2013. Candidates with expertise in applied cognition are especially encouraged to apply. City Tech, a comprehensive college offering Associate and Baccalaureate Degrees, enrolls over 16,000 students and is located in downtown Brooklyn. The Department is dedicated to promoting student success and encourages its faculty to become involved in innovative educational approaches such as learning communities and writing intensive courses. The position requires teaching, student advisement, curriculum development, college service, and active research and scholarship. The successful applicant must demonstrate the ability to teach Introduction to Psychology as well as contribute to departmental coverage of a wide range of psychology courses and courses in applicant's area of expertise. The Department has a new state-of-the-art psychology research lab that allows researchers to incorporate state-of-the-art immersive virtual reality and psychophysiology with the more traditional behavioral and cognitive research equipment and methodology. The Department is also in the process of developing a baccalaureate program in Applied Psychology. The position offers opportunities for interdisciplinary work and collaboration with faculty in the Schools of Arts & Sciences, Professional Studies, and Technology & Design. CityTech is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes applicants from underrepresented groups. Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

Ph.D. required. Teaching experience at the college level is required and the candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to quality undergraduate teaching and learning. Experience with diverse student populations in urban settings is desired. The successful candidate will have an active research program and demonstrate a strong potential for scholarship. Grant writing experience is a plus. Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

A cover letter indicating teaching philosophy, a sample of a publication or written work, research interests and two letters of recommendation should be enclosed with the curriculum vitae. Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select 'Apply Now

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