Associate/Assistant Professor, Health Psychology
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Albany, NY

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The Department of Basic and Social Sciences at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is seeking candidates for a faculty position in Health Psychology to commence in the fall of 2013. The primary role of this position will be to support the College’s undergraduate Health and Human Sciences program and graduate program in Health Outcomes (see our website for additional information about the program). Teaching assignments will include the College’s introductory psychology course and courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The development of an active research program and provision of service to the College will also be expected.

Qualified applicants should have a PhD in a relevant field with a social scientific focus. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests in health disparities, public health, social/behavioral determinants of health and/or health applications of decision science. It is anticipated that this position will be filled at the Associate Professor level by an experienced candidate capable of mentoring social science faculty in an interdisciplinary environment. However, other well qualified candidates will be considered for an appointment as an Assistant Professor.

ACPHS is a private college located in New York State’s Capital Region that offers a pre-pharmacy curriculum in addition to undergraduate degrees in Biomedical Technology, Chemistry, Health and Human Sciences, Microbiology and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The College also has graduate programs in Biotechnology, Health Outcomes Research, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy. The College is a vibrant and growing community that offers opportunities for collaborative teaching and research within the College as well as with local academic institutions, health related organizations and state government. ACPHS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package in areas such as health insurance, retirement, and tuition reimbursement for faculty and the children of faculty members. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The deadline for applications is December 10, 2012. Interested applicants should submit a letter outlining their specific interest in this position and relevant experience, curriculum vitae, research plans, and the contact information for three references to arts.sciences@acphs.edu .

ACPHS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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