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Assistant Professor in Psychology (tenure track)

The Simpson College Psychology Department invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Psychology to begin August 20, 2019.

The position requires expertise in Human Development although core specialty is open to other areas such as Clinical or Biopsychology.  A Ph.D. or other appropriate doctoral level terminal degree in Psychology is required as is interdisciplinary interest and experience and/or expressed interest in working at a primarily residential, liberal arts institution. Teaching responsibilities include Developmental Psychology, an upper level course in the applicant’s area of interest, as well as introduction, methods, and other courses meeting general department needs. Candidates for the position must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and a willingness to engage students in scholarship, research and/or creative work. Faculty members at Simpson College are expected to participate in faculty governance, student advising, new student recruitment and in other ways to demonstrate support for the mission of the institution.   For more information about the department, please visit http://www.simpson.edu/psychology.

Submit application letter, curriculum vita, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation to:

Don Evans, Chair
Department of Psychology
Simpson College
701 North C Street
Indianola, IA 50125

The position will remain open until filled. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on December 3, 2018. References will be checked for all finalists. It is the policy and practice of Simpson College to provide equal educational and employment opportunities for all. We specifically encourage applicants from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities

Simpson College is a private, nationally recognized regional college grounded in the liberal arts tradition and affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Simpson encourages innovative teaching and seeks colleagues who will help its students of all ages develop critical intellectual skills, nurture values which foster personal worth and individuality for the purpose of living lives of leadership within a creative, diverse and just community. The main campus is located in Indianola, Iowa which is just 12 minutes from the capital city, Des Moines, Iowa.  Additional facilities are located in West Des Moines. To learn more about Simpson College, please visit: www.simpson.edu.