Human Resources

Assistant Professor of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Alma College, Alma, Michigan invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor. This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position beginning August 2021.

The department seeks a faculty colleague with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts context, and who welcomes opportunities for engaging students beyond the classroom and mentoring undergraduate student research. The department has teaching needs in the following areas: Developmental, Abnormal, Clinical Interviewing, Health, Cross Cultural, Gerontology, and Developmental Psychopathology. The successful candidate should be able to teach in some subset of these areas and also be willing to contribute to an interdisciplinary general education curriculum. Typical teaching load is six courses per year. A Ph.D. is required prior to the start date.

Review of applications will begin on November 9th, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Please send an e-mail with the following documents attached in Microsoft Word or PDF format: a cover letter; C.V.; a teaching statement; a research statement that highlights the active involvement of undergraduate students; copies of representative publications or working manuscripts; evidence of teaching effectiveness; and three letters of reference to:

 

Natashia Swalve

Chair, Department of Psychology

C/O Jacquelyn Gage

gagejr@alma.edu

 

Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders. Alma’s undergraduates thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Alma College recognizes that we are all transformed when we celebrate and value the varied identities backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives in our campus community. We are committed to recognizing and removing barriers to success and providing equitable access to opportunities through education and advocacy. In our increasingly diverse campus and world, we pledge to create a climate where everyone is safe and free to grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally.

Please note that incomplete applications that are received will not be considered.

Story published on October 23, 2020