Tenure Track Psychology/Sociology Faculty

St. Louis, MO
Mar 23, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

St. Louis College of Pharmacy

St. Louis College of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time position in psychology or sociology at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank starting Fall 2018 or later. This is a tenure track, academic year position. Have you considered lending your teaching and research talents to a unique, independent pharmacy school with a long history of tightly integrating liberal arts and the sciences into its pharmacy curriculum?

Founded in 1864, we are one of the oldest and largest colleges of pharmacy in the nation with one of the most academically gifted student bodies in the Midwest. The College is an inclusive, supportive and enriching environment for growth, learning and leadership that prepares our students to positively impact patients and society. We are focusing on being globally prominent in pharmacy and health care education and collaborative research. We provide an exceptional work environment, great benefits, amazing facilities in the center of a premier medical campus, and are recognized as a "Great College to Work For".
  • You will have an opportunity to teach introduction to psychology or sociology, research methods, health psychology. There are opportunities to create elective courses appropriate for health-related bachelor programs and contribute toward the development of new degrees.
  • You will contribute research in psychology or sociology and/or the scholarship of teaching and learning in healthcare psychology. We provide modest start-up funds. Preference will be given for candidates with proven experience and success mentoring undergraduate students in research.
  • You will provide service to the College through academic advising of students, advising of undergraduate student organizations, participating in professional organizations, and serving on Departmental, School of Arts & Sciences, and College-wide committees.
To succeed in this role you will need:
  • A Ph.D. in Psychology or Sociology with a specialty in health psychology or medical sociology.
  • Experience teaching (which can include graduate teaching assistantships) a variety of psychology or sociology courses or at the undergraduate level including courses in psychology, sociology, research methods, health psychology, medical sociology or other topics.
  • Promise of assuming an active and sustained research agenda in teaching and learning, and/or the candidate's area of specialty.
  • Experience with interdisciplinary or collaborative research and an existing record of published scholarship in psychology or sociology or other related discipline.
  • Demonstrated support for diversity and inclusion; the ability to incorporate diversity, cultural competency or social justice into teaching, research or service is desired. Willingness to teach in an ability-based education model using active, student-centered learning is desired.
  • Participation in professional and scholarly societies and develop working relationships with public and private funding agencies. Keep an active research and scholarly agenda striving toward a national and international reputation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills coupled with outstanding communication skills and the ability to work harmoniously with a team committed to excellence.
  • Willingness to support and participate in programmatic assessment.

How to apply:

You can learn more about this position and apply here. Please submit a CV and a second document including cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy (2 page limit), research interests statement (1 page limit), and names and contact information (email and phone number) of at least three professional references through the College's online application system at www.stlcop.edu. Consideration of candidates will begin October 1 and continue until the position is filled.

AA/EOE Statement:

St. Louis College of Pharmacy is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Persons with disabilities