Assistant Professor in Experimental Psychology

Agnes Scott College
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 12, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Humanities, Philosophy, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Sociology
Employment Type
Full Time
Assistant Professor in Experimental Psychology Position:

Assistant Professor in Experimental Psychology


Tenure-track Faculty



The Agnes Scott College Department of Psychology is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Experimental Psychology, specialization open, to begin August 2023. Agnes Scott College is a highly selective, independent, national liberal arts college for women located in metropolitan Atlanta, a cosmopolitan and ethnically diverse region with a vibrant cultural life. The College has been nationally recognized for innovation, a highly diverse student population, excellence in teaching, and is committed to providing its faculty with a supportive academic environment.

All faculty reviews evaluate the candidate’s performance in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service, with the highest priority given to teaching. Support for faculty development includes travel funding, a one-semester research leave at full pay after successful completion of the third-year review, a post-tenure sabbatical program, and the opportunity to apply for internal professional development awards.

This position is a tenure-track appointment at the undergraduate level. The teaching load is five courses per year. The 3/2 teaching load will include courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, possible courses in Introductory Psychology, Research Statistics, Research Design and Methods, Applied Research Skills, and Capstone in Psychology: Research Lab (in the area of specialization) as well as contributions to SUMMIT, the college’s global learning and leadership development initiative. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to working with a socially and economically diverse student population. Ideal candidates should also be prepared to conduct and publish original research that incorporates undergraduates. A PhD is required for the position before the start date in August 2023.

Psychology has been the largest major at Agnes Scott for several decades. The psychology faculty benefit from excellent laboratory space on campus in a building dedicated to the sciences, and the opportunity to work with others in psychology in the Atlanta area.

Applicants should submit their materials to Dr. Bonnie Perdue, Department Chair, at: . Materials should include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research philosophy, and a diversity statement. Applicants who make it to the final rounds of recruitment will be asked to submit letters of recommendation and course evaluations. Priority will be given to applications received by October 1, 2022. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

It is expected that the person selected will be a part of the lively community and teach in-person at the College. For the safety of the Agnes Scott community, faculty are required to comply with the College's Covid vaccination and testing policies.

An equal opportunity employer, Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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