St. Mary's lege of Maryland, a public honors lege, is accepting applications for a
TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY to begin August 2019.
Applicants must have a doctorate in Social Psychology or a related field (PhD preferred, ABD acceptable) and be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching. Applicants with expertise in the industrial/organizational or social cognition subfields are especially encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities will include general courses in the major (e.g., Intro to Psychology, Statistics or Research Methods), core courses in the subfield of social psychology, and upper-level topics courses in specialty areas. The development of an active research program involving undergraduates is expected, and an interest in working with students from underrepresented groups is essential.
The department of 14 faculty supports the psychology major, which is among the largest at the College. St. Mary's is committed to excellence in teaching and in undergraduate research. More than 73% of psychology majors pursue advanced degrees upon graduating.
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's college of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, DC, has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. With highly selective admissions policies, academically talented students, and a rigorous curriculum, we offer a small college experience similar to that found at exceptional private leges. St. Mary's faculty benefit from a comprehensive program of support for scholarship, research, travel, and curriculum development, including course releases for pre-tenure faculty and leaves for tenured faculty. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and by our proximity to Washington, DC and Baltimore.
St. Mary's College embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.
Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including email address), statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also arrange for the submission of three confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants can request confidential letters through their Interfolio Dossier account, and may be uploaded for free by the letter writer directly to our Interfolio-hosted account for committee review. Applications are being accepted online at: . Questions may be directed to Dr. Elizabeth Williams, Psychology Department Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. St. Mary's College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.