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Assistant Professor of Psychology

St. Lawrence University

The Psychology Department at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2018. The candidate may have a background in any area of psychology, including but not limited to behavioral, biological, clinical, cognitive, counseling, developmental, and social. We are particularly interested in an individual who has a strong commitment to the diversity and excellence of the academic community and can demonstrate this commitment through teaching, research, and/or service. Candidates with expertise in a health-related subfield, including health disparities, are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants should have their Ph.D. by August 15, 2018, but ABD candidates may be considered. Previous teaching experience preferred. Ability to uniquely complement and expand our existing course offerings, perspectives, and faculty research specialization preferred. The position will normally entail teaching three undergraduate courses per semester; opportunities for course release may be earned. The successful candidate will teach Introductory Psychology and courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Sponsorship of undergraduate research projects is expected. Opportunity to teach in the University’s First Year Program, our residential living/learning program, is available for interested candidates.

The successful candidate will join a department of 13 full-time faculty members, two academic support persons, and approximately 160 junior/senior majors. We also co-sponsor a Neuroscience program with our Biology Department.

Interested applicants must apply online at http://employment.stlawu.edu uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  Applications should be submitted by November 10, 2017. Applications submitted after this date will be reviewed as needed. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Cathy Crosby, Search Chair, at ([email protected]).

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.