Job Description: We seek a psychologist whose research area relates to diversity, broadly defined. Areas could include, but are not limited to, culture, gender, race and ethnicity, or sexual orientation. Candidates will be expected to teach research methods and statistics, general psychology, and courses in the candidate's area of expertise, both survey and advanced. A PhD is required, and teaching experience is preferred. Candidates must be committed to exemplary teaching and maintaining a productive program of research. Candidates are also expected to become exceptional advisors and mentors to undergraduate students. The Psychology Department has outstanding teaching space and dedicated space for research. There is excellent university support for teaching, undergraduate research, and faculty scholarship through substantial start-up funds, internal grants, and administrative support for obtaining extramural funding. The psychology department's research program supports approximately 24 research students each summer.
In addition to joining the Psychology Department, if desired, candidates may also contribute to the interdisciplinary Neuroscience program that is led by two psychologists and three biologists. To learn more about the Psychology Department and the Neuroscience program, go to: www2.furman.edu/academics/psychology and www2.furman.edu/academics/neuroscience. To learn more about Furman's recently launched strategic vision, The Furman Advantage, go to http://thefurmanadvantage.com/.
Required Documents A letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and representative publications. Include (in cover letter or as a separate document) a description of how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values.
Please submit 3 letters of recommendation in support of your application. These letters should be .pdf's attached to an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put applicant's name and position sought in the subject line of the email.
Education Requirements: Doctorate (Required)
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Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits.
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Furman University is a selective private liberal arts and sciences college committed to helping students develop intellectually, personally, and interpersonally and providing the practical skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly-changing world. Furman professors are exceptional teacher-scholars who mentor undergraduate students within a campus community that values and encourages diverse ideas and perspectives.