Assistant Professor of Psychology - Counseling
July 01, 2020
Earlham College Department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a primary focus in Counseling/Clinical Psychology. The department will also consider candidates with a specialization in School Psychology. Start date is July 1st 2021.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Professors in the psychology department typically teach 3 courses per semester. In addition to courses in the candidate’s area of interest, teaching responsibilities could include introductory psychology. We are looking for a candidate to provide breadth to the department, particularly in terms of course offerings and research interests. Candidates should indicate in their cover letters what classes they could add to the curriculum. The only existing specialized course that the candidate must teach is Counseling & Psychotherapy, or some equivalent. The candidate will also contribute to the recently developed Social Services major through advising and teaching of the Counseling course. The successful candidate will also clearly indicate how they will conduct research/scholarship at a small institution to which undergraduate students can make meaningful contributions.
Experience & Qualifications
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field at the time of appointment. Psy.D. will be considered. Candidates should have prior teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness, which could include student evaluations, peer observations, or other similar evidence. Earlham College and the psychology department continue to build a community that reflects our student body and society at large. We encourage and welcome applications from members of groups historically underrepresented in higher education.
Applicants should send a single PDF including a
1. cover letter
2. curriculum vitae (including contact information for 3 references)
3. teaching statement
4.evidence of teaching effectiveness
6. diversity statement (describe one’s ability to contribute to the advancement of Earlham’s goals to be a diverse and inclusive institution, including supporting students from diverse backgrounds and use of inclusive pedagogy).
The Department will solicit letters of reference directly from listed references at its discretion.
Materials should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin on September 21, 2020. Any inquiries about the position can be directed to Dr. Rachael Reavis, Search Convener, Psychology Department, email@example.com.
Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).