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Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience (One-year Term)

DePauw University
Greencastle, Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 22, 2024

Job Details


The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at DePauw University invites applications for a 1-year term position (with possibility of renewal, based on performance and administrative evaluation of departmental staffing needs) in Social-Cultural Psychology, broadly defined, to begin in August 2024. A doctoral degree in psychology or appropriate allied discipline at the time of appointment is required for Assistant Professor rank; ABD will be considered for Instructor rank. The search is open to candidates in any area of social-cultural psychology who are committed to effective and inclusive teaching of undergraduates in a liberal-arts setting. Teaching load is 6 courses per year, and will include Social Psychology and Introductory Psychology, and other courses that might include Research Methods, Statistics, Cultural Psychology, or other courses/topics within the candidate’s expertise as needed. The department recognizes that the education we offer our students is strongest when our faculty represent a broad range of backgrounds, expertise, experiences, and perspectives. Candidates should be able to demonstrate, in application materials, a commitment to fostering an engagement with a diversity of ideas and experiences, which promote an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. Funding is available for professional development and research with undergraduate students.

DePauw University is a leading, nationally-recognized liberal arts university dedicated to educating just over 1,700 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music, to be renamed The Institute of Music at DePauw in July 2024. For 185 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association . DePauw has an ongoing commitment to diversity and seeks to strengthen our institution through equitable and inclusive practices. Please see this profile for more information about DePauw University.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit through Interfolio: a cover letter summarizing qualifications; CV; a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement of scholarly interests; three confidential letters of recommendation; a copy of graduate transcripts; evidence of effective teaching (such as sample syllabi or course evaluations). Application materials should provide evidence of a commitment to successfully fostering and engaging with a diversity of ideas and experiences to create an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. Review of applications will begin April 2, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Please contact Kevin Moore (, Chairperson, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience with any questions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

DePauw University, in affirmation of its commitment to excellence, endeavors to provide equal opportunity for all individuals in its hiring, promotion, compensation and admission procedures. Institutional decisions regarding hiring, promotion, compensation and admission will be based upon a person’s qualifications and/or performance without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, gender, gender identity or gender expression, except where religion, gender, or national origin is a bona fide occupational qualification.

DePauw University’s goals and commitments are best served if the institution reflects the diversity of our society; hence, DePauw seeks diversity in all areas and levels of employment and abides by all local, state and federal regulations concerning equal employment opportunities. The University admits, hires and promotes individuals upon their qualities and merits.

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DePauw University is a private liberal arts college in Greencastle, Indiana.

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