Job Posting: Assistant Professor in Neuroscience or Social Psychology, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Rachel Howell
October 8, 2014

The Department of Psychology at Hofstra University invites applications for an anticipated full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position beginning September 2015. Applicants should have a research focus in the area of Neuroscience and/or Social Psychology. Joint appointment to the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research of the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine is possible, for access to a GE 3-T MRI equipped for structural and functional imaging. A technically-qualified candidate may also have shared access to an Eyelink 1000 eye-tracker.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach 18 hours a year (2 to 3 courses a semester) primarily in an undergraduate program whose basic mission is to train students in the scientific foundations of psychology. This person will teach courses in his or her content area along with service courses, such as Introduction to Psychology, Statistics, and/or Research Methods. Psychology faculty also often teach undergraduate courses in the Hofstra Honors College or First Year Connections programs, which offer small classes to promote student retention and instructional innovation. Opportunities may occasionally arise to teach graduate courses within the candidate’s field of interest. Hofstra’s Psychology Department also administers the following programs: a Ph.D. Program in Clinical Psychology, a PsyD. Program in School-Community Psychology, and a Ph.D. Program in Applied Organizational Psychology.

Hofstra University is located on Long Island in close proximity to New York City (25 miles east of Manhattan), with its wealth of business, entertainment, and cultural opportunities. Our faculty and students have diverse backgrounds and we strongly encourage diverse applicants. See the following links for more information about the university http://www.hofstra.edu and the Feinstein Institute http://www.feinsteininstitute.org

To apply, email cover letter, curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, representative publications, and 3 letters of recommendation to the Psychology Department Chair, Dr. Keith M. Shafritz, at the following address: Keith.Shafritz@hofstra.edu Deadline: Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.