Company Name:

Millsaps College


Jackson, Mississippi

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Entry Level

Required Education:


Date Posted:

October 8, 2019

Assistant Professor of Psychology

The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Millsaps College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Psychology at the rank of assistant professor to begin August of 2020. Candidates should have a Ph.D or Psy.D (ABD considered) in Clinical or Counseling psychology with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and an active research program suitable for a liberal arts environment. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in adult clinical or counseling psychology, but outstanding candidates with other specialties will be considered. This position does not include clinical practice, and licensure is not required. The successful candidate will maintain a course load of three classes per semester potentially including Introductory Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Tests and Measurement, Social Psychology, Psychology of Language, Diversity Psychology, and courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. Candidates are expected to electronically submit materials to Dr. A. Kurt Thaw, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Chair, at a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests that addresses how undergraduate students might be included in your research, teaching evaluations and sample syllabi (if applicable). Candidates will need to arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted on their behalf to the same address. Review of applications will begin immediately, followed by phone and/or on campus interviews. Applicants should submit their materials no later than November 15th to receive full consideration. Millsaps College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Employment will be contingent on complete background verification. Millsaps College is a private, national liberal arts college founded in 1890. Consistently ranked as one of the best values in higher education, Millsaps has been praised by Colleges That Change Lives, The Princeton Review, Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine, the John Templeton Foundation, the Fiske Guide to Colleges, and Insight Magazine. Millsaps is located on 100 beautiful acres in the heart of Mississippi's capital of Jackson. Please visit for more information.

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