Kalamazoo College
Department of Psychology
Assistant Professor, Social Psychology
Tenure Track
Starting Fall 2013

Position Description

Kalamazoo College seeks a social psychologist for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level beginning September 2013. Ph.D. (or evidence of imminent completion) required. The ideal candidate should have strong training in research methods and some applied interests (e.g., social stress/health, violence/conflict resolution, race/ethnic relations, gender/sexuality, social justice), as well as interest in undergraduate teaching, commitment to the liberal arts, and a desire to involve undergraduates in research. Teaching load is two undergraduate courses in each of three quarters. Research opportunities include college support, assistance in obtaining grant funding, and possible collaboration with faculty in biology, anthropology and sociology.

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective, nationally known liberal arts college. All psychology faculty are publishing, and the department ranks in the top 20 among 1500 colleges and universities in the proportion of graduates going on to earn Ph.D.s. The College emphasizes international education: 85% of graduates have studied abroad, and travel opportunities are available to faculty. In addition, nearly half of students study and serve in local community organizations each year. Midway between Chicago and Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo is a cosmopolitan community supporting four college and university campuses, and many civic, arts, and cultural associations. More information can be found at www.kzoo.edu and www.kzoo.edu/psych.

Completed applications received by November 15, 2012 will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled Review of applications will begin on November 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research interests & teaching philosophy, and undergraduate & graduate transcripts (unofficial is acceptable). Candidates should submit electronic applications in PDF format below. Three letters of recommendation (in PDF form) addressed to the Social Psychology Search Committee, should be sent to psychologySearch@kzoo.edu with a subject line lastname_firstname.

CONTACT: Professor Gary Gregg, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Psychology, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, 49006.

Kalamazoo College strongly encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural and curriculum diversities of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Kalamazoo College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Department of Psychology
Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, MI, 49006
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