Assistant Professor in Diversity Science

Location
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Posted
Aug 09, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Macalester College Psychology Department seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Diversity Science (with a specific focus on race/ethnicity and racism; area of psychology open) for appointment in the fall term of 2018. Responsibilities include teaching intermediate and advanced level courses in area of specialization and maintaining an active program of research. The typical teaching load is five courses per year. 

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in psychology. We seek dedicated teachers, and we particularly encourage applications from candidates who can alternate with other instructors in teaching the research methodology and statistics sequence. In addition, preference will be given to scholars who can engage undergraduate students in their research; excellent start-up funds and lab facilities will be provided. 

The person appointed to this position will have the opportunity to contribute to a multicultural curriculum and to participate in interdisciplinary research and teaching in such areas as American Studies, Community and Global Health, Educational Studies, Urban Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Additional information about the college and the department is available at our website: www.macalester.edu/psychology. 

Review of applications will begin on October 2, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Upload a cover letter, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of research interests, CV, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., summary statistics of student evaluations, scanned copies of recent evaluations, etc.) and reprints/pre-prints to http://www.academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9262 . Questions may be addressed to Joan Ostrove, Chair, Macalester College, Department of Psychology (ostrove@macalester.edu; 651.696.6775). 

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. The Twin Cities has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises approximately 2000 undergraduates from 49 U.S. states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. As an Equal Opportunity Employer supportive of affirmative action efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

 

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