State University of New York at Oswego — Visiting Assistant Professor of Human Development

The Department of Human Development at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for one full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position.

Posting Date: May 17, 2018

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Benefit Information:  The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit: https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-Nov-2017.pdf or http://www.suny.edu/benefits/

Date of Appointment: August 2018

Description of Responsibilities: The Visiting Assistant Professor of Human Development will teach courses in applied development and undergraduate-level courses in research methods and statistics, along with courses connected to area of expertise. Will be expected to teach courses at both the main campus in Oswego and the Syracuse Branch campus. The VAP will contribute to students’ knowledge of diversity and multiculturalism in our interdisciplinary program.

In addition, will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:  ABD in Human Development or related Field

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Human Development or related field, experience teaching online courses

To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications, copies of unofficial transcripts for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred or program in process, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically to:  

http://oswego.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=97927

Candidates are also encouraged to submit reprints/preprints of scholarly works and outside evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., student ratings, peer reviews of teaching effectiveness).

For questions or more information, please direct emails to Dr. Shedlock, Chair, Human Development, dorothy.shedlock@oswego.edu. 

Official transcripts are required at time of appointment. Files must be complete to be considered.

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Description of Department:  The Human Development program offers a liberal arts degree to prepare students for advanced training or entry-level positions in a wide variety of careers including counseling, social work, education, business, and health. The multidisciplinary curriculum highlights life-span development from multiple perspectives (e.g., psychological, biological, cultural, social) and subject areas (e.g., sociology, gerontology, counseling, communication, public justice, anthropology, psychology, health science). Students participate in two semester-long internships and create learning agreements using coursework from different departments. Human Development currently has 250 majors and 75 minors with a full-time staff of eight tenure track/tenured faculty.

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of “Top Up-and-Coming Schools” in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger’s “Best College Value” for 2015, and a “Best Northeastern College” by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities. 

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy, https://www.oswego.edu/title-ix/non-discrimination-policy.

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. 

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing hr@oswego.edu.   

For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery) on the Human Resources Website:  https://www.oswego.edu/human-resources/annual-security-and-fire-report

SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. Further policy details, including education and cessation resources, can be found at: https://www.oswego.edu/human-resources/sites/human-resources/files/tobacco_smoke_free_policy_final.pdf.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

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