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Position Detail - Assistant Professor of Psychology & Education

Assistant Professor of Psychology & Education

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Work type: Faculty Full-time
Location: South Hadley, MA
Categories: Faculty

The Department of Psychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of social psychology beginning July 1, 2023. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of strong teaching at the undergraduate level, an active research program that can engage undergraduates as research assistants, and experience mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. The successful candidate will teach 200-level courses in social psychology as well as advanced 300-level laboratory and seminar courses in their area of specialization. The candidate will also contribute to one of three core courses (i.e., Introduction to Psychology, Statistics, or Research Methods). The teaching load is 4 courses per year.

The Psychology & Education Department maintains a rich and collaborative environment of active scholarship. Mount Holyoke supports faculty scholarship through department funds as well as competitive faculty grants, and laboratory space is available to accommodate research needs. Mount Holyoke also offers a comprehensive faculty mentoring program and invests in faculty across their career span.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.

Mount Holyoke College is a women’s college that is gender diverse. The College is committed to providing equal access and opportunity in employment and education to all employees and students. In compliance with state and federal law, Mount Holyoke College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, genetic information, sex, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law. The College does not discriminate on the basis of gender in the recruitment and admission of students to its graduate program.

Candidates must have an earned doctorate by the time of application. All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Applications must be made online by submitting a cover letter, a CV and statements of the following: (1) teaching philosophy, (2) research plans, and (3) mentoring a diverse student body. Please include contact information for three references as part of your application. Reference letters will be requested at a later date in the search process. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2022.

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