Assistant/Associate Professor - Human Development and Family Science

  • Syracuse University
  • 900 S Crouse Ave, Syracuse, NY, USA
  • Aug 21, 2019
Full time   Psychology

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Professor - Human Development and Family Science (Tenure-Track/Tenured)

The Department of Human Development and Family Science in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics at Syracuse University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position in the field of gerontology with a specialization in aging and health. Preference will be given to candidates already serving as an assistant or associate professor who apply multidisciplinary approaches, such as bio-psychological or bio-social models, to the study of human development over the second half of life.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Successful candidates cover this issue within broader family, social/socioeconomic, community, and cultural contexts; and have the potential to achieve a strong record of publication and establish a program of funded research; and engage in high quality teaching.. Candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

This recruitment is part of an ambitious Invest Syracuse Cluster Hire Initiative in the broad area of Aging, Behavioral Health, and Neuroscience. As an integral part of this investment, Syracuse University will recruit multiple candidates for faculty positions for a research cluster in the focus area of aging and health. Faculty hired into these positions will build on our existing strengths in the focus area and will participate in an organized research cluster that spans multiple departments in Falk College, Maxwell School, College of Arts and Sciences, and College of Engineering and Computer Science. The successful candidate will have an affiliation with the Aging Studies Institute.

Application Details

Applicants for the position must hold a doctoral degree at the time of appointment in human development, family studies, sociology, psychology, gerontology, or a related discipline in the social and behavioral sciences. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

For consideration, please complete an online application:

Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to equality of opportunity and a diverse work force. Women, military veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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