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Assistant Professor, Social Psychology
Department of Psychology

University of St. Thomas

Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
Job Summary:

The University of St. Thomas, Department of Psychology is seeking a candidate for a tenure track position in Social Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall of 2013. Primary teaching responsibilities for this position include a) Social Psychology b) Cross-Cultural Psychology, and c) a laboratory course in social psychology. Other teaching responsibilities might include General Psychology, Research Methods and upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.

The successful applicant will be expected to pursue a vigorous research program in her or his area of interest involving undergraduate students, to advise students, and to become involved in departmental, university, and community activities. The psychology department has laboratory space and facilities that can be used for a variety of research purposes.

Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota’s largest private university. Its 11,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good, and seeks to develop individuals who combine career competency with cultural awareness and intellectual curiosity. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.

The University of St. Thomas has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, to equal opportunity policies and practices, and to the principles and goals of affirmative action. In that spirit, the University welcomes nominations and applications from a broad and diverse applicant pool.


The department especially seeks individuals able to work with diverse students and colleagues, who have experience with a variety of teaching methods and perspectives, and who are committed to working in a liberal arts setting. PhD preferred, but ABD (with initial appointment at the rank of instructor) considered, in Social Psychology or related fields.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae electronically at http://jobs.stthomas.edu.
In addition please submit (1) a statement of teaching philosophy, (2) evidence of successful teaching experience, (3) a research statement that includes your interests and how you will involve undergraduates in your research, and (4) letters from at least three references.

To ensure full consideration, materials should be received by October 15, 2012.

Letters of support can be submitted electronically at the link specified above, or electronically (a signed .pdf is strongly preferred) to Chair of the Psychology Department, Dr. Greg Robinson-Riegler at glriegler@stthomas.edu.

Job Requirements

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Ad has been online since September 6, 2012
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