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Assistant Professor of Psychology

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, current CV, teaching philosophy, research statement, representative preprints/reprints, proof of teaching effectiveness and teaching evaluations. These documents can be uploaded in the “Applicant Documents” section of your application. Additionally, three confidential references are required [the required information input in the reference contact information section of your application will be utilized to send a system-derived email requesting a recommendation letter from each reference]. Applications should be submitted by November 10, 2017. Applications submitted after this date will be reviewed as needed. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Cathy Crosby, Search Chair, at (ccrosby@stlawu.edu). All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor of Psychology
FLSA Exempt
Primary Responsibilities

The Psychology Department at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2018. The candidate may have a background in any area of psychology, including but not limited to behavioral, biological, clinical, cognitive, counseling, developmental, and social. We are particularly interested in an individual who has a strong commitment to the diversity and excellence of the academic community and can demonstrate this commitment through teaching, research, and/or service. Candidates with expertise in a health-related subfield, including health disparities, are particularly encouraged to apply.

The position will normally entail teaching three undergraduate courses per semester; opportunities for course release may be earned. The successful candidate will teach Introductory Psychology and courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Sponsorship of undergraduate research projects is expected. Opportunity to teach in the University’s First Year Program, our residential living/learning program, is available for interested candidates.

The successful candidate will join a department of 13 full-time faculty members, two academic support persons, and approximately 160 junior/senior majors. We also co-sponsor a Neuroscience program with our Biology Department.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should have their Ph.D. by August 15, 2018, but ABD candidates may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

• Previous teaching experience preferred
• Ability to uniquely complement and expand our existing course offerings, perspectives, and faculty research specialization preferred

Faculty Status Tenure Track
Appointment Timing Full Year

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number FA00080
Desired Start Date 08/15/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, current CV, teaching philosophy, research statement, representative preprints/reprints, proof of teaching effectiveness and teaching evaluations. These documents can be uploaded in the “Applicant Documents” section of your application.

Additionally, three confidential references are required [the required information input in the reference contact information section of your application will be utilized to send a system-derived email requesting a recommendation letter from each reference].

Applications should be submitted by November 10, 2017. Applications submitted after this date will be reviewed as needed. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Cathy Crosby, Search Chair, at (ccrosby@stlawu.edu).

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Reference Requests

Reference Request Details

Accept References Yes
Minimum Requests 3
Maximum Requests

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Research Statement
  5. Representative Preprints/Reprints
  6. Proof of Teaching Effectiveness
  7. Teaching Evaluations
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Document 1
  2. Additional Document 2