The University invites applications for a tenure track, full-time position with a focus on Developmental Psychology in the Department of Psychology. The position is scheduled to begin in August 2019. Preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated commitment to supporting students from diverse backgrounds and experience teaching. Candidate should possess expertise in Developmental Psychology or a related field.
About the University of Saint Joseph
The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society. Ideally situated midway between Boston and New York City, the beautiful 84-acre Olmsted-designed campus is one mile from West Hartford’s thriving downtown, and provides an array of cultural events, occasions for spiritual development, and fitness and recreational options. The University also has an active presence outside our campus, reaching into the surrounding community through internships, community service projects, new program and partnerships.
Responsibilities include service to the University and/or professional community, a research agenda, and teaching the following courses at the undergraduate and potentially the graduate level:
Critical Writing and Research in the Social Sciences
Human Development through the Lifespan
Terminal Degree (Ph.D., Ed. D. or Psy.D.)in Psychology or related field
Demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students or evidence of strong potential in these areas
Demonstrated experience with on-line and/or hybrid learning preferred
Interested candidates should submit:
Letter of interest addressing all qualifications for the position
Current curriculum vitae
Statement of teaching philosophy and research interests (two pages maximum)
Three current professional references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers
ABD candidates, include a letter from thesis advisor stating anticipated date of completion
Completed applications can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred); hard copies may be mailed to Human Resources Department, University of Saint Joseph, 1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117. Please specify title and department to which you are applying in the subject line (email) or Attn: line (postal mail). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff, and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.
Please visit our website to read more about our mission statement and learn more about our department and program.
About University of Saint Joseph
The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.
At University of Saint Joseph, our mission statement profoundly resonates with our faculty and staff and serves as the foundation upon which our employment policy is built.
We seek to attract, develop and retain individuals who are committed to our mission. We are committed to providing an environment where diverse talents, perspectives, experiences and contributions are recognized, and one that promotes the "growth of the whole person" with resources that enable employees to meet professional and personal life needs.