Faculty Appointment - Social Psychology
Applications are no longer being accepted for this position. For current opportunities, please visit www.carthage.edu/careers
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The Carthage College Department of Psychological Science invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in social psychology to begin August 2014. We seek a colleague with broad interests in psychology and enthusiasm for both teaching (including labs) and research. The successful candidate is expected to have an active research program that would involve undergraduates as co-investigators. Lab space is available, as well as funding to purchase basic research equipment and employ student research assistants.
Applicants should expect to teach three undergraduate courses per semester, as well as one course in January Term (two out of every three years). The successful candidate will teach Social Psychology, Introductory Psychology, and an advanced course that could include Personality, Social Cognition, or Industrial/Organizational Psychology, depending on the candidate’s interests. Aside from teaching in the psychology major, the successful candidate will also demonstrate a commitment to Carthage’s intellectual and teaching mission, be expected to teach general education courses, and have opportunities to teach the core Heritage Seminars.
Founded in 1847, Carthage is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences located in Kenosha, Wis., midway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Our picturesque campus on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 2,500 full-time and 900 part-time students. The College awards degrees in more than 40 subject areas, and has a long-standing commitment to educating the whole person by nourishing the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical dimensions of students’ lives. The Carthage curriculum is designed to promote critical thinking while challenging students to express themselves effectively. Carthage is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Additional information is available on the website of the Department of Psychological Science, www.carthage.edu/psychology.
Application: Send cover letter outlining the candidate’s qualifications for the position, teaching philosophy, and scholarly interests. Include curriculum vitae, three references with full contact information, and any supporting documents. For best consideration, complete applications should be received by November 15, 2013. All documents should be sent in a single PDF file to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor Jonathan Marshall
Chair, Division of the Social Sciences
2001 Alford Park Drive
Kenosha, WI 53140
Carthage College values the diversity of its campus community and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.