Assistant Professor of Psychology
The Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Psychology at the Assistant Professor level. Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. We are seeking an individual who has completed all of the requisites, including dissertation, for the doctoral degree in Psychology with a research program that focuses on developmental psychology. Responsibilities include establishing an active program of research and publication, teaching two coursers per semester, and supervising senior honors research projects. Courses would include intermediate and upper-level classes in the developmental area as well as (in rotation) either Introductory Psychology, Statistics, and/or Research Methods.
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Submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy, including evidence of effectiveness in the classroom; a research statement that describes how undergraduates will participate in the candidate’s research program; sample preprints/reprints; and the names and email addresses of three individuals to whom we may write to solicit recommendations. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates who submit their materials by October 1, 2012, will be assured full consideration.