Psychology - Tenure-track, Open Rank (Experimental Social Psychology)

Psychology - Tenure-track, Open Rank (Experimental Social Psychology)
Date:  08/22/2012

Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college recognized for excellence in undergraduate education and close student-faculty interaction.

The Department of Psychology at Colby College has a tenure-track position in Experimental Social Psychology beginning September 1, 2013. We anticipate hiring at the Assistant Professor level, but will consider exceptional applicants at any rank.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • teach with passion and a commitment to excellence,
  • establish an active and sustained program of research that contributes to the global effort to advance psychological knowledge
  • involve Colby's exceptional undergraduates in that research, and
  • become an active and engaged member of our academic community.

Teaching responsibilities include:

  • introductory and advanced courses in the candidate's area of research interest,
  • participation in a team-taught introduction to psychology course, and
  • supervision of student independent research.

The ability to contribute to the department's methodology and statistics offerings is also desirable. The specific area of research interest is open. We are especially interested in candidates with research interests that would be compatible with and complementary to the current research programs in the department (for information please see our web site at http://www.colby.edu/psychology). The Ph.D. should be completed by the starting date.

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 to:

Professor Martha E. Arterberry, Chair
Department of Psychology
Colby College
Waterville, ME 04901
socialpsychsearch@colby.edu
Electronic submission of applications materials is preferred. 


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


Colby College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, or age in employment or in our educational programs.

For more information about the College, please visit our website: www.colby.edu.