Tenure Track Assistant Professor. The Department of Psychology at Pacific Lutheran University seeks candidates with expertise in Cultural and/or Developmental Psychology for a tenure track Assistant Professor position to teach beginning September 1, 2019. Primary teaching responsibilities will include Lifespan Development, Cultural Psychology, and Introductory Psychology, with additional courses determined by the candidate’s areas of expertise and the needs of the department. Teaching load is 6 courses per academic year. PhD in Psychology required. ABD will be considered, but PhD must be in hand by September 1, 2019. Commitment to undergraduate teaching, liberal arts education, actively involving undergraduates in research program, and inclusivity and diversity in both classroom and research lab. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching and research interests in cultural AND developmental psychology who study adolescence, adulthood, or aging and who demonstrate the ability to contribute to fostering diversity of the campus, curriculum, and/or discipline.
Pacific Lutheran University purposefully integrates the liberal arts, professional studies and civic engagement for 3,100 students in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. (plu.edu/about) The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty, staff and student body. For the 2017-18 academic year, 42 percent of incoming first-year students are the first generation in their families to attend college; 37.8 percent self-identify as students of color; and 31.8 percent are Pell Grant-eligible. PLU is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from members of historically underrepresented and minoritized groups, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and others who would bring broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities.
Full description, qualifications, and application available at A list of three references will also be required as part of the application. Letters of reference will be requested for semi-finalists. Review of applications will begin January 2, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled.. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, representative p/reprints, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests with a plan to actively involve undergraduates, and a diversity statement that describes how you will contribute to advancing diversity and equity related concerns through your teaching, research, and/or service.