Aug 12, 2019

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Social and Organizational Psychology

  • Lawrence University
  • Appleton, WI, USA
Full time Other

Job Description

Lawrence University of Wisconsin, a selective undergraduate liberal arts college and conservatory of music located in Appleton, WI, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in social and organizational psychology to begin September 1, 2020. This person will join faculty in the Psychology department and the interdisciplinary program in Innovation & Entrepreneurship. 

We are seeking a dedicated teacher who is passionate about working with undergraduate students in a liberal arts setting, an active and engaging scholar, and an effective mentor for students from diverse backgrounds. Teaching responsibilities include basic and intermediate organizational courses (e.g., Organizational Behavior, Pursuit of Innovation); advanced courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise; and teaching in Lawrence’s flagship Freshman Studies program.

Candidates should have the ability and desire to lead undergraduate research and support student participation in on- and off-campus internships and collaborative projects. Laboratory space and start-up funds are available for establishing a research program. 

Candidates must have a Ph.D. by Sept 1, 2020 and should submit the following at by November 1st, 2019: (1) a letter explaining their interest in Lawrence and describing ways they can help Lawrence become more inclusive, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) three statements that cover teaching, research, and diversity (in a single PDF document), (4) graduate transcripts, and (5) three letters of recommendation (two of which attest specifically to teaching). In their teaching statement, candidates are encouraged to address their commitment to fostering a truly engaged and supportive experience for a diverse community of learners. In their research statement, candidates are encouraged to discuss how their scholarship addresses collaboration and application, and may be particularly suited to a liberal arts setting.

Lawrence is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We encourage applications from individuals who will help us create a more inclusive Lawrence by: (1) further diversifying the faculty and/or (2) demonstrating experience with successful diversity-related initiatives, creative activity, or research; and (3) showing interest in developing inclusive pedagogy to address the needs of a diverse student body. 

Candidates are encouraged to read about Lawrence and its surrounding community at Colleges That Change Lives,, and For further information, please contact Terry Gottfried (, Chair of Psychology.


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