Assistant Professor of Counseling/Clinical Psychology (Tenure-Track)

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Assistant Professor of Counseling/Clinical Psychology (Tenure-Track)September 04, 2019


Earlham College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in its Psychology Department with a primary focus in Counseling/Clinical Psychology. Candidates with a specialization in School Psychology also will be considered. The starting date is July 1, 2020.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have a teaching load of three courses per semester. In addition to courses in the candidate’s area of interest, teaching responsibilities could include introductory psychology. The College is looking for a candidate to provide breadth to the department, which may include contributions to Earlham’s interdisciplinary programs (i.e., Human Development & Social Relations or others). Candidates should indicate in their cover letters what classes they could add to the curriculum. The only existing specialized course that the candidate must teach is Counseling and Psychotherapy or some equivalent. The successful candidate also will clearly indicate how they will conduct research/scholarship at a small institution to which undergraduate students can make meaningful contributions.

Departmental & Institutional Information

Earlham College is a small, private liberal arts college shaped by Quaker principles, including a commitment to social justice. The Earlham College student body is diverse (~20% international, ~25% domestic students of color) and there are multiple opportunities to work with students in meaningful ways both in and out of the classroom. Psychology is among the largest majors on campus. The Department offers a structured mentorship program to support new faculty members. Please see the Employer Profile to learn more about Earlham and the surrounding area.

Experience & Qualifications

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field at the time of appointment. Psy.D. or ABD will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness, which could include student evaluations, peer observations or other similar evidence. Earlham College and the psychology department continue to build a community that reflects our student body and society at large. We encourage and welcome applications from members of groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

Application Instructions

Applicants should send a single PDF including:

  1. a cover letter
  2. a curriculum vitae (including contact information for three references)
  3. a teaching statement
  4. evidence of teaching effectiveness
  5. a research statement
  6. a diversity statement (describe one’s ability to contribute to the advancement of Earlham’s goals to be a diverse and inclusive institution, including supporting students from diverse backgrounds and use of inclusive pedagogy).

The Psychology Department will solicit letters of reference directly from listed references at its discretion.

Materials should be emailed to:

Amber Kenworthy-Byers
Administrative Assistant
Psychology Department
Earlham College
[email protected]

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019.

Any inquiries about the position can be directed to:

Rachael Reavis, Ph.D.
Search Convener
Psychology Department
Earlham College
[email protected]

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

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Posted: 9/5/2019
Application Due: 9/25/2019
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