Bowdoin College’s Psychology Department invites applications for two one-year postdoctoral teaching appointments to begin July 1, 2019: one in the area of Social Psychology, and one open to any subdiscipline. Experience in both research and teaching preferred. Teaching responsibilities for each position consist of three courses: two to be taught in the fall and one in the spring. The four fall courses include a laboratory class in social psychology; research methods; data analysis; and introduction to psychology. Spring courses are yet to be determined. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education and a readiness to involve undergraduates in their research. The successful candidates must have PhD in hand by June 30, 2019.
Applicants for these fellowships must have completed their PhD no earlier than January 1, 2015, If they do not yet have their PhD in hand, they must provide documentation from their home institution confirming that they will receive that degree by no later than June 30, 2019. The appointments each carry a stipend of $55,000 plus benefits. In addition, each position carries a $4,000 research and travel fund plus support to attend professional conferences.
We welcome applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s ethnic and cultural diversity. We value a community in which students of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed. In your application materials, we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentorship may support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu to submit a letter of application, a CV, and the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation upon request.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Founded in 1794 on the Maine coast, Bowdoin is one of the oldest and most selective coeducational, residential liberal arts colleges in the country. Located in Brunswick, a 30-minute drive north of Portland, the College is in an area rich with natural beauty and year-round outdoor activities. Bowdoin’s reputation rests on the excellence of its faculty and students, intimate size, strong sense of community, and commitment to diversity (32.7% students of color, 6% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students). Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. For further information about the College and our department, please visit our website: http://www.bowdoin.edu