Employment Opportunities 

Tenure Track Position in Psychology

The Psychology Department at Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a tenure-track professorship beginning July 1, 2019. The rank will be Assistant Professor or Instructor depending on qualifications. Applicants should possess or be close to completing a doctorate degree. For a more experienced candidate, appointment at the level of Associate Professor (without tenure) with a shortened tenure clock may be possible.  

We seek candidates whose research takes an interdisciplinary approach to the mind or human experience, specialty area open. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the intellectual vibrancy and diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service, and who are committed to engaging and inspiring our broadly diverse undergraduate student population. Pursuant to the College’s vision for cultivating an inclusive community, the search committee asks all applicants to address in their teaching statement how their past and/or potential contributions might serve to advance F&M’s commitment to teaching and mentoring young people from a variety of personal experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences of culture and circumstance. 

The department is characterized by our commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate will participate in our interdisciplinary program with the Philosophy Department, the Scientific and Philosophical Studies of Mind (SPM) program, by teaching courses related to their specialty area in the Psychology Department; core courses in the SPM Program; and courses that serve the College's general education curriculum, Connections. Teaching load is 3/2.  Our commitment to scholarship is reflected in our work as active scholars in our disciplines and a focus on student research including lab experiences throughout the curriculum. To obtain tenure and promotion, the successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of qualitative or quantitative research resulting in peer-reviewed publications. The Psychology Department is seated in the Natural Science Division of the College, and start-up funds and lab space are available to support scholarly success. The successful candidate also will participate in academic advising, service, and departmental citizenship as we work together to advance the college's mission.

Applications should be submitted online through Interfolio at (https://apply.interfolio.com/53241). Please include a letter of application addressed to Professor Michael Penn (search committee chair) that conveys how your particular research and teaching strengths could serve the Psychology department and SPM program. Please also include your curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching and mentoring philosophy; a statement of research, including future avenues for the training and development of undergraduate researchers; teaching evaluations; selected pre/reprints; and graduate transcripts. Applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted directly to Interfolio by the recommenders. For full consideration, all materials must be submitted by 1 October 2018. Direct inquiries to Professor Michael Penn at michael.penn@fandm.edu.

OPTIONAL CONSIDERATION FOR SUPPLEMENTAL APPOINTMENT AT F&M:

The person selected for this tenure-track position may also be considered for a supplemental appointment as a Franklin & Marshall (Mellon) High Impact Emerging Scholar.  These are scholars who possess outstanding promise for inspiring and supporting the educational

 

 

Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor in Psychology, Franklin & Marshall College

The Psychology Department at Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor or visiting instructor (if ABD), depending on qualifications, for Spring 2019. Appointment is for a half-year, January 1 to June 30, 2019. The successful candidate will teach three courses, contributing to Introduction to Psychology (lecture and/or lab), and/or Experimental Design and Statistics lab, and/or other courses within the candidate’s area of specialization.

The department is committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship, emphasizing student research and laboratory experience throughout the curriculum. Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sampling of teaching evaluation forms, and graduate transcripts via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/54873). Applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted by referees directly to Interfolio. The cover letter must address your fitness for the position based on teaching and research experience. Additionally, pursuant to the College’s vision for cultivating a diverse and inclusive community, the search committee asks all applicants to address in their cover letter how their past and/or potential contributions might serve to advance F&M’s commitment to teaching and mentoring young people from a variety of personal experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences of culture and circumstance.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, starting October 1, 2018, until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Krista Casler, krista.casler@fandm.edu.

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should contact Human Resources at (717) 358-3995.

 

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