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Assistant Professor of Psychology

The psychology program at Randolph College was founded in 1893 and maintains a strong tradition of research-based undergraduate education. We invite applications for a tenure-track position in social/developmental psychology to begin August 2018. The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in psychology. Teaching load is 3 courses per semester. Courses in the teaching rotation include introduction to psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, personality psychology, research methods and design, an upper-level course in the successful candidate’s area of specialization, and possibly history of psychology. We seek an individual with a commitment to teaching excellence as well as an active research program that can engage undergraduate students. A Ph.D. in psychology and teaching experience at the undergraduate level is required.

Randolph College, founded as Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, is located in Lynchburg VA at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is a small, private liberal arts institution with a longstanding reputation for excellence in teaching and an appreciation for and commitment to diversity. In the 2017 edition of the Princeton Review, Randolph was rated in the top 20 nationally in the categories of “Professors Get High Marks.” In the 2015 edition we were rated for “Lots of Race/Class Interaction.”

To apply, candidates should submit a letter describing their fit for the position, their teaching and research interests, a current CV, reprints, or preprints, and three letters of recommendation to Applicants should be sure to provide evidence of teaching effectiveness.  Additional materials may be requested at a later date. Applications received by December 1, 2017 will receive priority. Randolph is an EOE M/F/D/V employer and encourages applicants who enrich the diversity of the campus community.



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