Gordon College invites applications for a full-time,
tenure-track position in psychology at the assistant or associate
professor level. Clinical psychologists or other psychologists with
strong research programs (for example, in social psychology) are
particularly encouraged to apply. Position to begin August
2022. Rank will be commensurate with experience.
Gordon College is ideally located on Boston’s North Shore, a
beautiful coastal area with easy access to Boston. The Psychology
Department, housed in the Ken Olsen Science Center on campus,
offers outstanding colleagues—faculty who are committed to
excellence in teaching, research, and service, along with motivated
students who are eager to engage with their professors. Expertise
of current faculty members includes developmental, clinical, and
cognitive psychology as well as neuroscience. Students are
prepared for graduate work in psychology and related fields, and/or
employment in social service professions, education, public policy,
law, business, and a variety of other fields of service.
We look for someone with a Ph.D. or Psy.D. degree with excellent
teaching skills and appropriate experience who will contribute to
the department, the College, and the discipline. Potential courses
include Counseling Theories & Practice, Personality Theories,
Social Psychology, Research Methods, and a course in an area of
expertise or interest (e.g., Cross-Cultural, Law & Psychology,
Health Psychology). Faculty members are expected to maintain
vigorous professional involvement that contributes to the
discipline as well as the department.
In addition, we seek someone who has:
- Completed their doctorate by the time of appointment
- A strong commitment to the Christian mission of the
- Collaborative skills that cross departmental and disciplinary
Gordon College is recruiting accomplished faculty who
demonstrate a passion for teaching and mentoring, and who are
dedicated to preparing thoughtful Christians for lives of service
and leadership worldwide. As one of the country's top liberal arts
colleges with a vibrant Christian community, Gordon is uniquely
positioned to lead the conversation at the intersection of faith
and cultural engagement.
Our commitment to shalom has led to increased diversity in our
student body. We are interested in candidates who can help us build
on this progress through their research and practice.
Interested applicants should submit a Curriculum Vita that
includes the names and contact information of three references, a
sample of academic writing, and a letter of application that
addresses their fit with the Christian mission of Gordon College
and with the position for which they are applying.
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The review of applicants will begin on November 1, 2021, and
continue until the position is filled.
Gordon College is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified
applicants for employment will receive consideration without
discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national
origin, or disability.