Assistant Professor of Psychology/Clinical or Counseling PsychologistDepartment:
The Psychology Department at Rhodes College invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, or related mental health fields to begin Fall of 2023. Rhodes College believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as an institution, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
Each successful candidate must demonstrate a firm commitment to teaching and scholarship at a liberal arts college and will be expected to maintain an active research program involving undergraduates. Research area is open and will be supported by start-up funds and lab space, and possibilities for additional research support include summer research funds and travel funds. Extensive opportunities for collaborative research are available through our partnerships with OUTMemphis, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, University of Memphis, University of Tennessee Medical School, and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, CHOICES, and Planned Parenthood. In addition, collaborative research and teaching opportunities exist with several interdisciplinary programs at Rhodes, including Africana Studies, Latin American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Neuroscience, Health Equity, and Educational Studies. Teaching responsibilities will include five courses each year and typically include one or two preps per semester. Courses may include a combination of introductory psychology, research methods, or statistics, as well as specialty courses within the individual’s area of expertise, such as psychological disorders, evidence-based therapies, counseling psychology, health psychology, or upper-level research and seminar courses. Candidates must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. by July 2023. Required Education: Ph.D.
Rhodes is a nationally ranked residential college committed to the liberal arts and sciences. Our highest priorities are intellectual engagement, service to others, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and honor among ourselves. Our students live and learn on one of the country’s most beautiful campuses, located in the heart of Memphis, an economic, medical, and culturally diverse center, making Rhodes one of a handful of prominent liberal arts colleges in a major metropolitan area.
Rhodes College prides itself on being a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and anti-discrimination. The Psychology Department is committed to cultivating a community of faculty, students, and staff who reflect the spectrum of human identities and share these values.
A complete application will include 1) a cover letter that addresses the strengths the candidate will bring as a teacher and scholar to a liberal arts college; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement that addresses how the candidate’s experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service will contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. Also, you must include: 4) a statement of teaching philosophy, and 5) a statement of research under the Additional Documents portion of the application.
Review of completed applications will begin October 1, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. After submitting the application, individuals will receive an email with instructions to submit the names and contact information for three letter writers. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews.