Company Name:

Carleton College


Northfield, Minnesota

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

March 19, 2019

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Assistant Professor in Health Psychology and Neuroscience.

The Department of Psychology at Carleton College invites applications for a tenure-track position, beginning September 1, 2019, at the rank of assistant professor (PhD required). We are looking for candidates with a Ph.D. and enthusiasm about teaching in a liberal arts college environment. We are particularly interested in candidates committed to teaching a diverse student body. Carleton is committed to developing its faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates should have a strong research and teaching background in health psychology and neuroscience, preferably with an interest in behavioral neuroimmunology. Teaching responsibilities will include teaching introductory psychology, a mid-level health psychology course with accompanying laboratory, a mid-level behavioral neuroscience course with accompanying laboratory, an upper-level seminar in neuroscience,  a first-year seminar, and supervising undergraduate research. Candidates should have a robust research program that can include undergraduate researchers.

Carleton College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts institution of about 2000 students, located about 45 minutes south of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Faculty teach five courses spread across three trimester terms of ten weeks each. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities.

To apply, please visit the Carleton College Web site at and submit an online application, including a letter of application, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy along with evidence of teaching ability, and a description of research interests and productivity. In addition, please submit contact information for three letters of reference to be uploaded to the website. The deadline for applications is April 15.

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