Job announcement
City University of New York, Hunter College, Department of Psychology

Tenure–track position - Animal Behaviour and Conservation

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
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The Department of Psychology at Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for a

tenure–track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Level in Animal Behavior and Conservation.

We seek an outstanding educator and researcher who will contribute to both the undergraduate and graduate teaching programs at Hunter College, CUNY. We are particularly interested in candidates who will contribute to mentoring graduate students in our vibrant MA program in Animal Behavior and Conservation ( and Ph.D. programs at CUNY. Scholars whose work cuts across existing departmental content areas (e.g., Neuroethology, animal cognition, conservation, animal welfare, or animal communication) are highly encouraged to apply.

Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent is required. Candidates should have an outstanding record of scholarly publications and a history of extramural funding or exceptional promise commensurate with their career trajectory.

Applicants should have an active research program in applied or basic research in Animal Behavior, with special consideration to research in animal communication, animal cognition, human-animal interaction or welfare, urban ecosystems or conservation. A strong commitment and ability to work with and mentor undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds is essential. Salary is commensurate with experience and will be determined by the CUNY salary structure. CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.

Please submit a letter of application, CV, research statement, statement of teaching philosophy (including summaries of teaching evaluations if possible), 1-2 representative publications with names, email, and postal addresses for up to three individuals familiar with your research and teaching experience who can be contacted for recommendations through the CUNY Jobs website

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

CLOSING DATE Open until filled, with review of applications to begin March 6, 2017.

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