The Psychology Field Group at Pitzer College seeks an Adjunct Professor to teach 5 courses during the 2016-2017 AND 2017-2018 academic years, pending review after the first year. Candidates are sought with a commitment to undergraduate teaching and the ability to engage undergraduates in an active research program. Among the courses to be taught are: Introduction to Psychology, Cognitive Development Lab, Child Development, and Seminar Courses in the candidate’s specialty areas. Capacity to teach Statistics and Research Methods would be desirable. Ability to address issues of diversity—such as gender, sexuality, disability, class , race and/or ethnicity and a demonstrated commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented groups—will be favorably considered. The successful candidate may establish affiliations with one of several Intercollegiate Departments (Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, Chican@/Latin@ Studies, and/or Women’s Studies).
A Ph.D. in Psychology is required.
Pitzer College has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College’s distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, Chican@/Latin@ Studies, and/or Women’s Studies.
Application Instructions and Deadline
To apply, please visit Faculty Positions at Pitzer or enter the following address in your browser: http://pitweb.pitzer.edu/dean-of-faculty/faculty-positions-pitzer/. The deadline to apply is April 15 2016, or until the position is filled. Applications received before the deadline will be given preference.
Required Materials (PDF Only)
(Accepted only with applications submitted through Faculty Positions at Pitzer)
1. Letter of application
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Recent course evaluations as evidence of teaching effectiveness
4. Statement addressing how the applicant’s cultural, experiential, and/or academic background contributes to the understanding of diversity at the College.
Contact information for three recommendation providers is required. Letters are accepted only via the Pitzer Job Portal system. Emailed letters cannot be accepted.
Applicants will be prompted to submit contact information for recommendation providers while completing the online application. Recommendation providers will be contacted via automated system email with a link and instructions for uploading letters following successful submission of the complete application.
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