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Department

Psychology

Job Title

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Full Job Description

Roanoke College seeks applicants for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August of 2017 (Ph.D. required by start date). The positions are in the following areas: Developmental Psychology and Social Psychology. Both positions consist of teaching undergraduate courses, conducting research, and participating in college service. Applicants must be willing and able to teach courses in their area (see below), as well as introductory psychology, and to contribute to Roanoke’s general education program. For both positions, preference will be given to applicants who can also teach research methods and/or statistics, involve undergraduate students in their research, and attract external funding. 

  1. DEVELOPMENTAL. Candidates should be able to teach several courses in their area (i.e., life-span development, stage-specific development, and special topics courses). Preference will be given to applicants who can collect data from community samples as well as college students.
  2. SOCIAL. Candidates should be able to teach several courses in their area (i.e., social, personality, and special topics courses). Preference will be given to applicants who can offer courses in applied areas.

Roanoke College is a nationally ranked, residential, private liberal arts college in Salem, Virginia. It is also a Phi Beta Kappa institution and affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ECLA). Roanoke College develops students as whole persons and prepares them for responsible lives of learning, service and leadership by promoting their intellectual, ethical, spiritual and personal growth. The college is nestled alongside the Blue Ridge Mountains and is minutes away from Roanoke, Virginia - the cultural and economic hub of southwest Virginia. The Psychology Department at Roanoke College embodies the teacher-scholar model and promotes students' professional growth through interactive classrooms and providing first-hand research and internship opportunities for our students. 

Applicants should send the following materials for consideration: a letter of interest, your CV, statements of your teaching philosophy and research agenda, a copy of your transcript(s), and three letters of recommendation. Materials should be sent to the chair of the department, Dr. Chris Buchholz, c/o Ellen Dyer (dyer@roanoke.edu). Review of applications will begin December 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students; members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Contact

Ms. Ellen Dyer

E-mail

dyer@roanoke.edu

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