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Assistant Professor in Cultural Psychology (Tenure-Track)


Social Sciences


Commensurate with credentials and experience

Description of Duties

The SUNY Canton Applied Psychology Program seeks applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor Faculty position in Cultural Psychology, with appointment to commence in August 2021. Lecturer rank appointment considered. This position will serve an undergraduate curriculum focused on applications of psychology.



  • A 4/4 teaching load, with that teaching in traditional face-to-face, online, hybrid, and converged modalities as needed.
  • Teaching assignments may include courses in Cultural Psychology, Introductory Psychology, Human Development, and additional courses related to the applicant’s areas of expertise. Ability to teach courses in other areas of psychology (e.g., Social Psychology) is an asset, but not required. 
  • Advising and mentoring students.
  • Collaborative participation in course, curriculum, program development, and assessment.  
  • Participation in campus, university, and community service activities.
  • Engagement in professional development and relevant scholarly activity.



  • ABD in Psychology or related discipline.
  • Previous college teaching experience.
  • Interest in active and collaborative learning and the use of technology for online, hybrid, and converged teaching.  


  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology or related discipline.
  • Prior online teaching experience, including courses as listed above.
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly activity.  

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications

Review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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SUNY Canton, a unit of the State University of New York, is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. SUNY Canton is building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority and women candidates.