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.
- Preference will be given to candidates who exhibit a strong interest in engaging undergraduate students in their research.
- While a relatively narrow research program is acceptable, the individual is expected to teach a broader suite of undergraduate courses commensurate with a liberal arts curriculum.
- The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop the department’s offerings in social psychology.
- The successful candidate should also be able to teach courses in the areas of introductory psychology and research methods/data analysis.
- This position carries a teaching load of 3-2 courses (a total of 5 courses per academic year).
- Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Psychology with specialization in social psychology; ABDs will also be considered.
This position expands the Department from six to seven tenure-track positions.
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