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Associate Professor of Psychology/ Social Equality and LGBT Studies
Psychology Department

Rhodes College

Memphis, TN
Associate Professor of Psychology/ Social Equality and LGBT Studies. The Psychology Department at Rhodes College invites applications for an associate professor (with tenure) who has a program of research that is focused on social equality, specifically sexual orientation and LGBT issues. The successful candidate must possess a firm commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service at a liberal arts college. It is expected that this person will also contribute to LGBT educational and advocacy initiatives on campus. Teaching responsibilities will include some combination of the following: introductory psychology, content courses, and upper-level research and seminar courses in the candidate's area of expertise. Candidates must have a strong teaching record, have an active program of research, and have undergone a successful tenure review at another institution. The candidate will be expected to teach a 3/2 load during a two-semester academic year, maintain an active program of research involving undergraduate students, participate in the life of the College, and contribute to an interdisciplinary program in Gender and Sexuality Studies.

Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.

Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.

Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and is the nation's 19th largest city. The city provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities. Read more about Memphis.

Please apply online at jobs.rhodes.edu. Completed applications will include a letter of application that addresses the candidate's interests in teaching and scholarship at a liberal arts college, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a research statement that includes how undergraduates can be involved in your research, samples of published work, previous course materials and evidence of teaching effectiveness if applicable, and three letters of reference. The review of completed applications will begin October 1st and continue until the position is filled. For further information please contact Dr. Natalie Person, person@rhodes.edu.

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Ad has been online since August 30, 2013
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