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Assistant Professor of Psychology

The University of the South

Sewanee, TN
The Department of Psychology at the University of the South invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship, with expertise in Social Psychology, to begin August 2014. Candidates should show a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as capacity to maintain an active research program. Preference is given to those able to engage undergraduates in their research. Whatever the research specialization, the successful candidate will show capacity to teach a broad suite of undergraduate courses commensurate with a liberal arts curriculum, including courses in introductory psychology and research methods/data analysis. Annual teaching load is five courses.

This position expands the Department from six to seven tenure-track positions. More information about the Department can be found at: http://psychology.sewanee.edu/

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Psychology with specialization in social psychology; ABDs will also be considered.

The University of the South, familiarly known as Sewanee, consists of a highly selective, 1,500-student College of Arts and Sciences and a 75-student School of Theology. Located on a 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, it is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin in September 2013, with interviews commencing in October 2013. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, evidence of teaching effectiveness, copies of research publications, and three letters of reference to:


Please direct questions to:
Helen Bateman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology and Chair.

The University of the South is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.

When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Employment Network.

Ad has been online since August 23, 2013
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