Antioch College is seeking applications for a tenure-track position in psychology to begin in the Fall of 2014. A PhD in psychology or related field is required by the time of appointment. The College is seeking a colleague who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and has strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. Rank and tenure status are open depending on qualifications, and salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Psychology is a concentration in the Social Sciences Area, along with anthropology and political economy. The successful candidate will have a comprehensive background in psychology and will be able to engage students with a range of disciplinary subfields such as social, developmental, personality, cognitive, and research methods. Areas of specialization involving community psychology, cross-cultural psychology, human sexuality, psychology of religion, critical theory, and/or assessment and measurements are particularly welcome. The candidate is expected to teach foundation courses in general psychology, intermediate level courses such as developmental, personality, cognitive psychology and community mental health, and interdisciplinary colloquies in collaboration with other faculty in related fields. In addition to offering courses within the discipline, the candidate is expected, in a collaborative format, to contribute to organizing interdisciplinary Global Seminars on the themes of water, food, energy, health, governance, and education. Candidates are expected to participate in program development, to provide academic advising, to guide students in developing their individualized majors, and to oversee Senior Projects/Theses in psychology.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts electronically as PDF attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic submission of all materials is strongly preferred, and using a credential service, such as Interfolio, is also preferred. Course evaluations and official transcripts will be required of finalists. If necessary, hard copies may be mailed to Psychology Search c/o Nancy Wilburn, Antioch College, One Morgan Place, Yellow Springs, OH 45387. Deadline to receive materials is June 15, 2014. Antioch College is currently unable to sponsor candidates who are not eligible to work in the United States.
Antioch College is a small, liberal arts institution located on a historical campus in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Included in Loren Pope's best-selling book “Colleges that Change Lives,” Antioch has an inspiring mission and a proud history of educating leaders and contributors to our society, including Nobel Laureates, Fulbright Scholars, MacArthur Fellows, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs, elected office and business, locally, and throughout the world. Our innovative baccalaureate program integrates rigorous classroom learning with full- and part-time work, as well as community engagement. A commitment to sustainability and global issues is an important component of the Antioch experience. A low student-faculty ratio provides Antioch College students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching. Antioch College is an equal opportunity employer; the College offers employment, advancement opportunities, and benefits in a harassment-free environment on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competency to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation or covered veteran status. Candidates who can contribute to Antioch's commitment to diversity are encouraged to apply.