Ursinus College Department of Psychology Tenure-Track Position
The Department of Psychology at Ursinus College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Health/Developmental Psychology to begin Fall 2016. Teaching responsibilities include both introductory and advanced courses in area of expertise; supervising student research and honors theses; and contributing to the campus-wide first year Common Intellectual Experience course. We are seeking scholar-researchers who are passionate about undergraduate education at a highly selective liberal arts college. The successful candidate will have the potential for developing a nationally recognized research program that fully involves and engages undergraduates and has the potential for external funding. Ph.D. required. Postdoctoral research experience and teaching experience preferred.
Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational residential liberal arts college of approximately 1700 students located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. Ursinus College is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. Ursinus College is an AA/EO Employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law with respect to all aspects of employment.
The Psychology Department is made up of six full-time faculty members, whose interests span diverse areas of inquiry, including neuroscience, clinical, developmental, cognitive, and social. The Psychology Department has recently undergone wide-ranging curricular changes, and is particularly interested in candidates who can further enrich the curriculum.
The College provides strong support for faculty research involving students in numerous ways, including start-up funds, pre-tenure leaves, and internal grants. Numerous grants from NIH, NSF, and HHMI also support faculty-student research collaborations. An example is the College-wide Summer Fellows Program, which provides stipends, supply money, and housing for approximately 80 students. Faculty mentors of Summer Fellows also receive stipends.
Please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, transcripts, teaching and research statements, sample preprints or reprints, and three letters of reference to: http://apply.interfolio.com/30445. Applicants should describe (1) their commitment to and philosophy of undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting, and (2) a research program that will involve undergraduate collaborators. Applications received by October 15, 2015 will receive full consideration.