Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Psychology
The Department of Psychology at Lafayette College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning fall 2024. We seek applicants with expertise in Social Psychology; area of specialization is open but we especially welcome applications from those who specialize in race/racism. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field (degree conferred by August 16, 2024), experience teaching undergraduates, and an active research program.
Candidates will be expected to regularly teach introductory and advanced laboratory courses in social psychology and should be able to teach one or more of the following: Introductory Psychology, Statistics, and/or Research Design. Depending on the candidate’s area of specialization, there will also be opportunities to teach existing courses and/or develop additional courses that reflect the candidate’s expertise (e.g., first-year seminar or capstone courses). The teaching load is 2/2 in the first year, and 3/2 thereafter. All faculty members are expected to involve undergraduates in research and to mentor them in independent scholarship. The Department of Psychology expects all of its members to maintain active, productive, sustained programs of scholarship that result in publications. We offer competitive start-up funds and space for research in a well-equipped psychology and neuroscience building. More information about the department is available at http://psychology.lafayette.edu.
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of scholarly interests, and three confidential letters of recommendation to: http://apply.interfolio.com/128826. Questions about the position can be sent to Professor Talarico, Chair of the Search Committee, through the Interfolio site. In the cover letter, candidates should address how their teaching and research will support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement (http://www.lafayette.edu/about/diversity-statement). Review of applications will begin September 30, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
Lafayette College is a highly selective, private undergraduate-only liberal arts college with 2,700 students located within 70 miles of New York City and Philadelphia. The College is deeply committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share in the responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.