Jan 24, 2020
Erskine College is seeking applications for a tenure-track teaching position in Psychology starting at the Assistant-professor rank. The Psychology department seeks applicants with degrees in areas such as: Sport Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Human Factors Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Health Psychology, Neuropsychology, Experimental Psychology/Statistics, Personality Psychology, Social Psychology. This position is anticipated to begin August 1st, 2020. A PhD/PsyD is required, but exceptional ABD candidates with teaching experience may be considered. The teaching load is 4 courses per semester with options for teaching during the summers. Applicants must be able to teach General Psychology and other psychology courses from a Christian worldview. The applicant will have the opportunity to develop new courses based on expertise and experience. Erskine College is located in picturesque Due West, South Carolina. Erskine prides itself on providing a Christian liberal arts education in a small, tight-knit community. The school’s motto is “know and be known” and that applies not just to the students but to the faculty as well. Erskine boasts a collegial faculty who develop deep connections with one another. Faculty can expect to receive peer mentorship from other faculty and opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. Faculty also develop close relationships with students both inside and outside their respective disciplines. Erskine College is a teaching institution and as such the emphasis is on instruction rather than research. While there are opportunities to do research, performance evaluation places greater weight on teaching than research output. The student body of Erskine is known for its strong undergraduate research and high rate of acceptance into graduate programs. The students are compassionate, courteous, and a pleasure to teach. At the heart of Erskine College is its Christian identity. The college’s mission is to equip students to flourish by providing an excellent liberal arts education in a Christ-centered environment where learning and biblical truth are integrated to develop the whole person. Erskine provides a rare opportunity to integrate one’s Christian faith into the classroom. Therefore, candidates who seek employment at Erskine College should be professing Christians who are committed to exploring the intersections of faith and learning with students. The Psychology Department itself is one of the largest departments on campus. The department prides itself on providing individual attention to students and maintaining high academic standards. The vast majority of students in the department go on to graduate school in a variety of psychological fields. The faculty in the department work closely with one another in both teaching and advising but also provide significant academic freedom in the classroom. The Psychology Department offers BA and BS degrees, a minor in psychology as well as coordinating minors in Christian Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship. Application Process: To ensure full consideration, interested candidates should complete the online application, which can be found here. The online application includes a link to upload a letter of application (including a description of the candidate’s teaching philosophy), a resume or curriculum vitae, a statement describing the candidate’s faith, and a list of references. Deadline: The position will remain advertised until filled.
Erskine College Due West, South Carolina, USA Full time