Bowdoin College seeks applicants for two tenure-track positions, each at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology to begin fall 2014. A Ph.D. is required, post-doctoral research and teaching experience are preferred. (1) A CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST whose research examines psychopathology and mental health with a focus on issues that may be influenced by social contexts, such as eating disorders, alcoholism, or stress management. (2) A SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGIST whose research examines either (a) interpersonal relationships and social decision-making with a focus on, for example, morality or self, or (b) intergroup relations, intergroup differences, and perception of groups with a focus on gender, race, religion, or culture. Teaching responsibilities for each position consist of four courses per year, including a core course (Introductory Psychology, Research Design in Psychology, or Data Analysis), an intermediate course in one’s discipline, a laboratory course and/or an advanced seminar in the candidate’s area of study. Successful candidates will demonstrate strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education, the ability to sustain an active, productive research program, and readiness to mentor undergraduates in independent and honors research. The department believes that campus diversity contributes to student learning and is committed to the College’s goal to extend access to a Bowdoin education to an ever wider range of students.
Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.
Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2013 and continue until the positions are filled.
A highly selective liberal arts college on the Maine coast with a diverse student body made up of 31% students of color, 5% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students, Bowdoin College is committed to equality and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs. For further information about the college please visit our website: http://www.bowdoin.edu
Bowdoin College offers strong support for faculty research and teaching. We recognize that recruiting and retaining faculty may involve considerations of spouses and domestic partners. To that end, where possible, the College will attempt to accommodate and respond creatively to the needs of spouses and partners of members of the faculty.