Work Schedule: Full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology position available September 1, 2019. Teach 6 courses over the academic year.
General Description: The Department of Psychology at Pacific Lutheran University seeks candidates with expertise in Cultural and/or Developmental Psychology for a tenure track Assistant Professor position. Primary teaching responsibilities will include Lifespan Development, Cultural Psychology, and Introductory Psychology, with additional courses determined by the candidate’s areas of expertise and the needs of the department.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
-Teach Lifespan Development, Cultural Psychology, Introductory Psychology, and course within own field of expertise. Ability to teach Capstone. -Hold regular office hours. -Communicate effectively. -Maintain research program in which undergraduates can participate. -Work cooperatively with other faculty and staff.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-Graduate training in Psychology. -Commitment to undergraduate teaching and liberal arts education. -Commitment to actively involving undergraduates in research program. -Commitment to inclusivity and diversity in both classroom and research lab.
-Ph.D. in Psychology. ABD will be considered, but PhD must be in hand by September 1, 2019. -Applicant must be legally eligible to work in the United States on hire date AND legally authorized to work in the United States for Pacific Lutheran University without sponsorship.
Preference will be given to candidates with teaching and research interests in cultural ANDdevelopmental psychology who study adolescence, adulthood, or aging and who demonstrate the ability to contribute to fostering diversity of the campus, curriculum, and/or discipline.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants should submit: -Cover Letter -Curriculum Vitae -Representative p/reprints -Statement of Teaching Philosophy -Statement of Research Interests with a plan to actively involve undergraduates -Diversity Statement that describes how you will contribute to advancing diversity and equity related concerns through your teaching, research, and/or service.
A list of three references will also be required as part of the application. Letters of reference will be requested for semi-finalists.
For questions or more information, please contact Wendy Shore at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pacific Lutheran University is a private university located in Tacoma, Washington. The university is home to approximately 3,200 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. Through its seven schools: Humanities, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts& Communication, Business, Education and Kinesiology, and Nursing, Pacific Lutheran offers more classes and more opportunities than most liberal arts colleges. Students have the opportunity to work close-up and hands –on with professors and classmates. Professors at Pacific Lutheran not only serve as mentors who help students discover the professional opportunities in academic fields, but as colleagues who work side- by -side with students on research and creative projects. Pacific Lutheran seeks to educate students for lives of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership, and care- for other people, for their communities, and for the earth.
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