WILLIAMS COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in any area of Psychology, beginning July 1, 2019. Applications are welcome in any area of specialization in psychology, but the candidate should have expertise in teaching statistics and research methods. The teaching load would likely be two sections (one per semester) of an undergraduate methods/statistics course with an accompanying lab. The college and department provide numerous mentoring opportunities and support in teaching and research for visiting faculty. We are particularly interested in attracting and welcoming candidates from under-represented groups, and hiring candidates who can work effectively with students from diverse backgrounds. Information about the Psychology Department can be found at: https://psychology.williams.edu/
Candidates should have a PhD at the time of appointment. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students, particularly regarding quantitative and methodological skills. Our department is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups or who have experience working with a broadly diverse student population to apply. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available at http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy.
Please submit your cover letter, vita, two to three letters of reference, reprints, research statement, and evaluations of teaching experience (including any teaching ratings that are available) online at https://apply.interfolio.com/59461. The deadline for applications is February 20, 2019. Fax, email or mail applications cannot be accepted. Contact the department administrative assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams College website (www.williams.edu). Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.