Sweet Briar College, a women’s college
increasingly defined by innovation, has launched a bold academic
program that integrates the liberal arts with women’s leadership to
prepare graduates to address the challenges facing our world.
Faculty are committed to cultivating the habits of mind—in problem
solving, decision making, and creativity—that are critical for
leaders. These values are embedded in the College’s institutional
vision and supported by our confidence that academic excellence,
small classes, and dedication to empowering young women will
position Sweet Briar and its graduates to thrive.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Sweet Briar College is
committed to enhancing our community and encourages applications
from qualified individuals with varied backgrounds, experiences and
ideas who would increase the diversity of the College.
Job Title: Assistant Professor of
Classification: Full-time, three-year,
benefits eligible faculty position with the possibility of
Reports To: STEM Division Head
Sweet Briar College invites applications for a three-year
position of Assistant Professor of Psychology, with the possibility
of a tenure-track appointment for an exceptional candidate. The
successful candidate will be an engaged scholar-teacher and have a
strong commitment to undergraduate education.
The College's academic calendar, with immersive three-week terms
bookending traditional 12-week terms, creates an opportunity for
innovative courses to take advantage of close student-faculty
interactions and collaboration across disciplines. The successful
candidate will have the opportunity to make contributions to our
women’s leadership core curriculum and engage in research with
undergraduates. Institutional support for research is available and
includes internal faculty grants and an honors summer research
Candidates ready to work with a diverse student body are
especially welcome. Sweet Briar prides itself on creating a
learning environment that encourages young women to fulfill their
highest potential. Leadership in all walks of life is fostered
by the special connections our faculty make with their students,
and Sweet Briar women translate their academic experiences into
interesting and important lives.
- D. in psychology;
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching;
- Demonstrated interest in working across disciplines and
engaging in collaborative scholarship, teaching, and service;
- Excellent communication skills.
How to Apply:
To apply, visit the Sweet Briar College Career Center: https://sbc.edu/human-resources/faculty-staff-job-openings/.
All applications should include: 1) cover letter; 2) CV; 3)
statement on teaching philosophy and research interests; 4) a
one-page statement highlighting contributions to or future plans
for promoting diversity and inclusion through work in this
position; 5) the names and full contact information for three
professional references. Items should be submitted in a single
PDF file. Review of applications will begin immediately and
continue until position is filled.