Colgate University, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences

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Program ID:Colgate-Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences-VAP [#24482]
Program Title: Visiting Assistant Professor(s) in Psychological and Brain Sciences and Neuroscience Program
Program Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Location:Hamilton, NewYork 13346, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Psychology / All Areas
Appl Deadline:2023/04/12 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/03/07, finished 2023/10/14)

*** this program has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Colgate University invites applications for two or more positions at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall semester of 2023 with the possibility of renewal for an additional year dependent on performance and institutional need. One position will be in the area of cognitive psychology, and others are open to area, though emphasis on social, personality, developmental, or clinical psychology are encouraged. Successful candidates will be expected to teach staff-taught courses (e.g., Introduction to Psychology, Biological Psychology, Research Methods, Quantitative Methods), upper- level courses in the candidate’s specialty area, and supervision of senior thesis work (which normally counts as one course). Successful candidates may also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

Completion of a Ph.D. in Psychology, or a related field is required prior to, or shortly after, the date of hire. The teaching load for this position is equivalent to five courses per year. Please note that no work visa sponsorship will be available for this position. 

Candidates should prepare a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of teaching and research interests. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. The cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and names of three people who can provide letters of recommendation must be submitted through Review of applications will begin April 12, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Colgate is a top liberal arts university of 3200 undergraduate students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences can be found at Appointees will join a faculty of teacher-scholars deeply committed to a strong, research-oriented program, and to a vibrant undergraduate curriculum that integrates psychological science and neuroscience. Colgate recently inaugurated a new Mind, Brain and Behavior Initiative that provides support and opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching and collaborative research.

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veterans status, sexual orientation or gender identity expression, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are especially encouraged to apply.

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Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346