Assistant Professor in Biological Psychology

Hiring department: 


Description of duties: 

The State University of New York College at Old Westbury invites applications for a tenure-track position in Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective Spring 2015 or Fall 2015. The Psychology Department especially values candidates with a critical orientation to psychology, an interest in the application of psychology to issues of social justice and experience in work with diverse student populations.

The successful candidate will have experience in biological psychology with the ability to relate biological psychology to other sub-disciplines in psychology and to social issues; augment existing faculty expertise and course offerings in biological psychology, neuroscience and neuropsychology as well as department offerings in research methods and introductory psychology courses. 


REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must possess a Doctorate in Psychology in hand or have an anticipated completion date prior to date of hire. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: An emphasis on or orientation in health psychology, and/or biology of aging or biopsychology of brain injuries and cognitive deficits and/or rehabilitation psychology (including cognitive rehabilitation) is strongly desirable. 

To apply: 

The application deadline is October 15, 2014.  Please send a one page letter of application, curriculum vitae, a one page statement of your teaching philosophy, a one page statement of your research activities and direction, copies of recently completed research papers, three letters of recommendation and evidence of teaching effectiveness and ability such as sample syllabi and assignments, and/or summaries of student and/or collegial evaluations via electronic submission (ONLY) to:, Subject: BPSY-W.  Please indicate your name on all application materials.  If sending multiple files as attachments, please label all files with your first and last name, (e.g., letter of application – John Smith; CV – John Smith; references – John Smith)



Application deadline: 

October 15, 2014