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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Assistant/Associate Professor - Tenure Track Position
Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Hobart and William Smith Colleges invites applicants for a tenure track faculty position in Personality Psychology to begin Fall 2014. The position is at the Assistant Professor level but extraordinary candidates at the Associate level may be considered. We seek to hire a skilled and dedicated teacher-scholar who can teach core and laboratory courses in Personality Psychology, an advanced seminar in an area of specialty, and one additional course from among the following: Introductory Psychology, Statistics and Research Methods, or a General Education course. All areas of specialization in Personality Psychology will be considered; applications from individuals who address issues of ethnic diversity in their teaching or research, are interested in contributing to the Colleges' interdisciplinary programs, and can serve as role models for students from diverse ethnic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

The candidates must have completed the Ph.D. by the time of hire. Candidates must be committed to teaching and developing an active research program in a small, residential, liberal arts institution.

The Department of Psychology has a strong record of attracting and serving talented students and has excellent laboratory, office, and classroom facilities.  Candidates may find especially attractive opportunities to participate in the Colleges' extensive foreign study programs and numerous interdisciplinary programs and departments, including those in Arts & Education; Critical Social Studies; Education, Law and Society; Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Studies; Media and Society; Public Policy; Urban Studies; and Women's Studies.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Review of application materials will begin on October 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications and inquiries should be submitted to psychsearch@hws.edu. Please submit the following files individually in PDF format: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Three reference letters (one which must address teaching) should be emailed by each referee under separate cover. EOE

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.