Psychology - Visiting Assistant Professor (Personality and Social)

Pscyhology - Visiting Assistant Professor (Personality and Social)
Date:  09/30/2011

The Department of Psychology at Colby College has a one-year position in Personality and Social Psychology beginning September 1, 2012. The successful candidate will be supported in establishing an active program of research and will be expected to involve Colby’s exceptional undergraduates in that research, to supervise undergraduate independent study, and to teach with passion and a commitment to excellence. Teaching responsibilities include participation in a team-taught introduction to psychology course as well as introductory and advanced courses in personality and/or social psychology. The specific area of research interest is open; the ability to contribute to the department’s methodology and statistics offerings is desirable. The Ph.D. should be completed by starting date. 

For more information about the department, visit the department web site at Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college recognized for excellence in undergraduate education and for close student-faculty interaction. 

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, copies of publications or in-press manuscripts, and three letters of recommendation (electronic submission of applications materials is preferred) to:

Professor Martha E. Arterberry, Chair, Department of Psychology, Colby College, Waterville, ME 04901; Email: [email protected]

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate in its educational programs or employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or military or veteran’s status. Colby is an equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college.

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