Company Name:

St. Lawrence University


Canton, New York

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

September 24, 2019

Assistant Professor of Psychology

A full-time tenure-track position in Psychology at the Assistant Professor level is available beginning in the fall semester of 2020 at St. Lawrence University. We seek an individual with background and specialization in health psychology and/or cultural psychology. The successful candidate will teach Health Psychology and/or Cultural Psychology (depending upon expertise), Introductory Psychology, and other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Teaching load is three courses per semester. We are particularly interested in an individual who has a strong commitment to the diversity of the academic community and can demonstrate this commitment through teaching, research, and/or service. The university statement on diversity and inclusion can be accessed at

The successful candidate will join a department of 13 full-time faculty members and two academic support persons who are passionate about supporting our liberal arts curriculum through diverse and inclusive pedagogies and scholarly agendas. Our supportive faculty community regularly provides feedback and mentoring opportunities to new faculty to foster pedagogical and professional development. Our St. Lawrence faculty statement of values emphasizes valuing diversity, recognizing the inherent worth of every human being, putting knowledge into action to benefit communities, pursuing truth, and carefully considering evidence (

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should have their Ph.D. in health and/or cultural psychology or a related field by August 15, 2020, but ABD candidates may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Applicants with demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship and indicate strong commitment to undergraduate education at a liberal arts college that values diversity in the classroom, the campus, and the broader community.

Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section. Applications should be submitted by October 18, 2019. Applications submitted after this date will be reviewed as needed. Questions about the position may be sent to Dr. Mark Oakes, Search Chair at

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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